Global Innovators

Hashtag Trending – U.S. votes on net neutrality, Google’s year in search, Apple no longer an innovator?

Dozens of U.S. senators have made a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality, but are unlikely to affect today’s vote. The iPhone 8 and BitCoin were among the year’s top Google searches. And a new report claims Apple has become a follower in the smartphone market. On Reddit, efforts to sa ...

Life after acquisition: CEO switches gears to Chief Innovation Officer

Mark Endras has always been a coder at heart. The co-founder of online car auction marketplace TradeRev. His minor was in computer science, and Java was his language of choice. “I love programming, but I’m told to stay out of it these days,” he says. “Although I am always trying to prod my ...

Three Canadian cities make prestigious list of world’s 25 most high-tech places

For a country of just 36 million and only a handful of major metropolitan areas, Canada continues to punch above its weight when it comes to high tech cities. Although there are many ways to measure the success of a city —looking to economic indicators like employment levels, poverty and median i ...

The Business Leadership Podcast: Jodi Kovitz, CEO at AceTech Ontario

Jodi Kovitz is a passionate innovator, relationship builder, revenue generator, and connector. She is the is the CEO of AceTech Ontario. She is also Founder of #MoveTheDial, a movement founded in January 2017 to advance women in tech and Just Say Hello, her passion project through which she teaches ...

Official Opening of 2017 CADTH Symposium

I was on the Opening Plenary for the official opening to the 2017 CADTH Symposium. Our topic was “Measuring Value in Health Care in Theory and in the Real World”. I brought the perspective of a Health Technology Innovator/Disrupter. Slideshow of 2017 CADTH Symposium – Official Opening ...

Official Opening of 2017 CADTH Symposium

I was on the Opening Plenary for the official opening to the 2017 CADTH Symposium. Our topic was “Measuring Value in Health Care in Theory and in the Real World”. I brought the perspective of a Health Technology Innovator/Disrupter. Slideshow of 2017 CADTH Symposium – Official Opening ...

William Watson: Trying to digest 159 ways to improve a country

I spent seven hours Wednesday confined with several hundred other columnists, reporters, financial analysts, policy wonks, cameramen, video editors, sound engineers and so on at the federal government’s annual budget lock-up. You line up at 9:30 a.m. in the Ottawa Convention Centre, show ...

Wellington Financial Provides $14M to Dejero Labs for Continued Innovation in Remote Broadcasting and Connectivity Solutions

When we say that we’d love to finance EVERY great mid-stage innovation company in the Canadian market, we aren’t kidding. Today’s example comes in the form of a $14 million financing for Dejero Labs of Waterloo, Ontario.  Dejero is an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that simplify the tr ...