World’s biggest rooftop greenhouse is here, by Lufa Farms

Lufa Farms’ fourth commercial rooftop greenhouse. The largest in the world! Lufa Farms is a 200 employee agricultural and technology company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec known to have built the world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse and now the world’s BIGGEST rooftop greenhouse. Lufa Farms was founded in 2009 and the company’s first greenhouse was built in early 2011. Lufa … Read more

Lion Electric to provide Amazon with 10 electric trucks

Lion Electric is a company located in St-Jerome, Quebec. Founded in 2008, Lion Electric’s 250 employees make electric school buses and other electric vehicles. On Wednesday, Amazon made an announcement stating that this fall it will deploy 10 all-electric trucks from Lion Electric in California as part of its electrification initiative starting in 2021. Meanwhile, in … Read more

AppDirect raises 185 Million USD

AppDirect is San Francisco-headquartered startup founded by two Canadians, recently raised $185 million USD in funding, bringing the company’s grand total funding to about $465 million USD. APPDIRECT’S LAST FINANCING WAS A $140 MILLION ROUND five years ago La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec led the financing with participation from JPMorgan Chase, Mithril … Read more