Rise of Incubators and Accelerators, Geoffrey Hinton’s influence, an AI National focus and looking to the future

This is the final of the series where I will examine the problem that #Canada has with its lack of #funding for #technology startups. If you happen to have missed part I of Canada, and more specifically Toronto, belongs at the

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Select Cadillac Fairview Malls Now Support WeChat Pay and Alipay – Techvibes

Crazy! China payment gateways making their way to Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver (areas) – makes sense, look at the demographics here. “With many CF shopping centres designated as official tourist destinations, tourism continues to play a big role in our

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Toronto Tech Salaries are Trending Upwards But Still Fall Behind U.S. Hubs – Techvibes

A slight uptick in #Toronto tech #salaries in 2017. Let’s hope for a surge in #2018 When it comes to Toronto, tech salaries are finally on the rise. Between 2015 and 2016, average salaries dipped $1,000 (all figures USD) from

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University of Waterloo and University of Toronto students’ obsession with the valley

This is part IV of the series where I will examine the problem that #Canada has with its lack of funding for #technology startups. If you happen to have missed part I of Canada, and more specifically Toronto, belongs at the

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Canadian Tech Sector Thrives, but Struggles to Keep Its Talent – WSJ

Yes, it’s true. Funny that #Trudeau mentions the “#brain drain” days after I had published a lengthy article about it here. Mr. Trudeau has lamented a “brain drain” of #Canada’s best tech minds, saying at a recent #Google event in

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House Prices Officially Falling in Mississauga | insauga.com

Living in the suburbs has been fruitful for your property value however that (#bubble) is about to deflate. As for numbers specific to the entire #GTA, a detached house in the 905 currently costs about $879,048 (way down from $910,216

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WeWork Opens 35,000 Square-Foot Second Toronto Location – Techvibes

Good work #Toronto! More space for us to be competitive against places like San Francisco / Bay Area, Seattle, Boston and New York. The new location covers an impressive 35,000 plus square feet and sports two common areas along with

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Rubikloud Expands AI Presence in Toronto With 60 New Jobs – Techvibes

Nice to see a peer company in Toronto getting big wins in the market (and hiring a ton). “The state of the enterprise AI market is nascent, with few companies deploying AI solutions to businesses,” said Kerry Liu, CEO of

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Lack of venture capital money, lack of visionary technology leaders and lack of Canadian exits

This is part III of the series where I will examine the problem that #Canada has with its lack of #funding for #technology startups. If you happen to have missed part I of Canada, and more specifically Toronto, belongs at the

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Canadian brain drain and Toronto tech is too cheap

This is part II of the series where I will examine the problem that #Canada had with the “Brain Drain” and how #Toronto (as a #tech community) has been too cheap and how this has hurt the tech industry in

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