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The Town of Innisfil is partnering with the DMZ, one of Canada’s leading technology startup accelerators, to host Basecamp

Are you a high school, college or university student who is interested in startups and learning more about the world of entrepreneurship and technology?  The Town of Innisfil is partnering with the DMZ, one of Canada’s leading technology startup accelerators, to…
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CANADIAN ANGEL GROUPS MIXED ON CAPITAL AVAILABILITY IN COVID-19 WORLD

Article written by: AVERY MULLEN  | CANADIAN STARTUP NEWS  | MAY 29, 2020As COVID-19 forces angel investor groups to move their activities online, industry leaders have mixed views about the outlook for capital availability.BetaKit spoke with the heads of three angel…
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Q&A: Alibaba.com exec on how the pandemic is digitizing B2B commerce and what the crisis will change about the industry permanently

Article written by: Daniel Keyes | May 29, 2020In addition to damaging business-to-consumer (B2C) retail, the coronavirus pandemic has complicated business-to-business (B2B) sales: 47% of B2B e-commerce executives polled by Digital Commerce 360 agreed that buyer confidence is declining and impacting their businesses. And considering…
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THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here’s how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

Article written by: Rayna Hollander | May 21, 2020KEY POINTSHealthcare providers have been turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to facilitate their digital transformation since before the coronavirus hit the US — but the pandemicis catalyzing a greater need for the Internet…
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Barrie COVID-19 Business Response Action Plan

For those of our members, supporters and observers within the City of Barrie limits. Please take a moment to review Barrie’s COVID-19 Business Response Action Plan. “Invest Barrie has initiated the Barrie Business Response Action Plan which includes items that will…
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Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be joining NACO’s sixth weekly virtual roundtable

A special invitation from the National Angel Capital Organization. We are pleased to announce The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will be joining NACO’s sixth weekly virtual roundtable this Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. EST. Minister…
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Pandemic Response Planning

One of our Members, Stuart Morley created a video, Pandemic Response Planning in light of the current worldwide situation we are facing with COVID-19. This video was prepared on April 20, 2020. Stuart talks to us about getting our community…
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17-year-old builds a website to closely track the Coronavirus epidemic and now millions are using it

 POST WRITTEN BY: Jisha JosephThe website collects data from various sources, such as local health departments, and cross-checks the data with the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Avi Schiffmann—a high school junior—began tracking the Coronavirus…
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Why Canada’s Largest City Has Become A Heavy-Hitting Global Tech Hub

POST WRITTEN BY:Abdullah Snobar, Executive Director at the DMZ — a tech accelerator for high-potential startups to scale and grow into world-class businesses.When it comes to technology and innovation, Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is packing a heavy punch.Though the city may be…
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