Artificial Intelligence

Startup jobs of the week: Canvass Analytics, Skritswap, Real Estate Webmasters

Every day, Canada’s tech startups post their latest and greatest job opportunities on Jobs.BetaKit, powered by Jobbio. From early-stage to Series B and beyond, Jobs.BetaKit helps startups from all over the country hire Canada’s top tech talent. Each week, BetaKit will highlight a selection of ...

OneSoft Solutions has an upside of 122 per cent, says Beacon Securities

Beacon Securities analyst Gabriel Leung has initiated coverage of pipeline data company OneSoft Solutions (OneSoft Solutions Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:OSS), saying that its subsidiary OneBridge Solutions is addressing a key risk in the oil and gas sector. Edmonton-based OneSoft operates a cloud-based ...

Trexo Robotics wants to redefine mobility for children with disabilities

Trexo Robotics, a company which aims to redefine mobility solutions for people of all ages and abilities, was recently featured as one of the Canadian startups at Y Combinator’s 2019 Demo Day. The company, which participated in the accelerator as part of its winter cohort, is building one of the ...

The five Canadian companies participating in Y Combinator’s most recent cohort

This season’s winter cohort at Silicon Valley’s accelerator Y Combinator pitched their startups over the course of two days this week. Five Canadian companies, all operating across different verticals, were part of this season’s cohort. From a satellite launch system to B2B ecommerce, here a ...

The six Canadian companies participating in Y Combinator’s most recent cohort

This season’s winter cohort at Silicon Valley’s accelerator Y Combinator pitched their startups over the course of two days this week. Five Canadian companies, all operating across different verticals, were part of this season’s cohort. From a satellite launch system to B2B ecommerce, here a ...

Despite short-term questions, games software/hardware to top $200 billion by 2023

There has been some negative sentiment on the games industry recently, with stock prices of public games companies in question in both the US and China. While being contrarian to market sentiment is always risky, it’s also possible that folks might be taking a long-term solution to a short-term ...

Avidbots raises $31.5 million CAD Series B for floor cleaning robots

Avidbots, a Kitchener-based robotics company, today announced the close of a $31.5 million CAD Series B funding round, to help with the global expansion of its autonomous, floor-cleaning robots. “With strong worldwide demand for our Neo industrial cleaning robot, Avidbots has been growing at a ...

Mailchimp, Box, Zapier headline Traction 2019

The seventh edition of Traction Conf is set to take place in Vancouver this upcoming August. The conference will be hosting founders and industry experts in the tech space, who will speak on how to scale and grow a successful company. Participants have the opportunity to network with leaders of fa ...

Fighting the ‘algorithm wars’

Artificial intelligence (AI), quant funds, high-frequency trading, big data — these terms get thrown around a lot these days and can create confusion and uncertainty. (Case in point: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that AI is more dangerous than nuclear weapons, with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg cal ...

Episode 98: Customer Analytics in the Age of Machine Learning

Imagine being able to capture every source of end-user interaction – from both structured and unstructured data – to provide a rich view of customer experience and actionable intelligence, in real-time. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Derek Wang, the founder and CEO of Stratifyd, a compan ...