LinkedIn’s Top 15 Canadian Startups in 2021

Linkedin top 15 startups Canada

Since the beginning of the pandemic, software professionals in Canada are reevaluating their work arrangement. The software job market has and is still very much booming. Here is a list of 15 best Canadian startups, compiled by LinkedIn. Only companies that are < 7 years of age, > 50 employees, headquartered in Canada and privately … Read more

National Bank of Canada Acquires Majority Stake in Montreal Fintech Startup Flinks

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National Bank of Canada has invested $103 million in the Montreal-based fintech startup Flinks. The investment is intended to serve as capital for accelerating the expansion of the startup’s fintech activities throughout North America. Much of this expansion is intended to target a new customer base in the United States, with Flinks hoping to double … Read more

Station FinTech Montreal Accelerator Seeks Canadian Startups Developing Payment Technologies

Finance Montreal has launched a new accelerator program through its Station FinTech initiative and in cooperation with venture development firm Highline Beta. The Station FinTech Montreal Accelerator is seeking startups in FinTech and InsurTech from across Canada that are developing products and technologies for payments and transfers. First Cohort of New Accelerator Focused on Payment … Read more to Expand Operations Canada Wide – With Half of All New Hires in Montreal

Software developer is expanding its existing operations across Canada With new positions to be established at their Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver offices. The company develops artificial intelligence and machine-learning-based systems to more efficiently and effectively prepare research and development tax credit claims. Montreal Chosen as Hotspot for AI Development The expansion will establish … Read more

Google to Launch Two New Startup Accelerator Programs for Canadian Businesses

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Tech giant Google is expanding access to their accelerator resources with two new accelerator programs for Canadian startups. These programs join two existing Google accelerator efforts in Canada, doubling the extent of the company’s efforts. While one of the new accelerators is an entirely new program, the other already exists in the United States and … Read more

MAIN Quebec to Roll Out $29 Million Coaching Program for Over 300 Quebec Startups

MAIN Quebec to Roll Out $29 Million Coaching Program for Over 300 Quebec Startups The organization Mouvement des accélérateurs d’innovation du Québec is rolling out a new iteration of their PMEit program. The program is set to provide coaching and mentoring for 375 startups across Quebec. The announcement of the move came during their Sommet … Read more

Montreal-Based Lightspeed Streamlines Retail Supply Chain With New Integrated Network

Montreal-Based Lightspeed Streamlines Retail Supply Chain With New Integrated Network Montreal tech company Lightspeed is seeking to improve workflow and reduce supply chain inefficiency for retail businesses with the launch of their new North American supplier network. The company has been providing POS and e-commerce software since 2005, with a focus on giving small businesses … Read more

Montreal’s fastest growing tech companies in 2020

Montreal’s fastest growing companies in 2020 The Globe and Mail has recently released its list of the 400 fastest growing companies in Canada. 16 technology Montreal based companies have made the list this year! The 400 companies list includes but is not limited to the tech industry. To make the list All companies had to be … Read more

$20,000 CAD grants for Montreal early stage startups

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Grant+ program ditches age restrictions Montreal Inc has just changed its entry requirements to now include entrepreneurs of any age group (over 18) and accept applications for up to $20,000 CAD grants. How to qualify? In order to be eligible to apply for the Grant+ program: RELATED: How to succeed as a programmer at an … Read more