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Delphia launches platform to help consumers turn their data into investable capital

Toronto-based financial services software startup, Delphia, is publicly rolling out its first product, what it calls a “revolutionary investment platform.” The service allows users to convert their personal data into a source of capital that can be invested in the stock market. “We can creat ...

Top Funds' Activity in Q3 2019

Wayne Duggan of Benzinga reports on the Q3 13F roundup looking into how Buffett, Einhorn, Ackman and others adjusted their portfolios: The latest round of 13F filings from institutional investors is out, revealing to the world the stocks that some of the richest and most successful investors have b ...

Startup jobs of the week: Marketing Communications Specialist, Oracle Architect, Machine Learning Scientist

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 t ...

F|T: The FinTech Times – Cloud banking in Canada

Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. If you want to read F|T before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Lagging regulation, consumer trust are inhibiting FinTech ad ...

A|I: The AI Times – AI takes on cancer

The AI Times is a weekly newsletter covering the biggest AI, machine learning, big data, and automation news from around the globe. If you want to read A|I before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Five new startups join Ryerson, ML ...

Edmonton surges in CBRE Canadian tech talent report

Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Waterloo Region, and Montréal continue to rank as the top tech talent markets in Canada in CBRE”s recent CBRE‘s new Canada Scoring Tech Talent 2019 report. Smaller and medium-sized markets like Edmonton and Victoria experienced score boosts, allowing them to move up ...

R|T: The Retail Times – PayPal gets all the Honey

The Retail Times is a weekly newsletter covering retail tech news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to R|T using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important retail tech news every week! BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Emerge Commerce purchases UnderPar G ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 33: “Canadian Patenting is Not Going to Drive Anything” – Aidan Hollis on New Research on Patents and Innovation

One of Canada’s longstanding digital and economic policy concerns has involved innovation, with fears that the Canadian economy is failing to keep pace with other, more innovative economies. Some point to intellectual property as a critical part of policy equation, arguing that stronger IP laws w ...

RBC injects $3 million into new data analytics, AI partnership with Western University

Western University and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have announced a partnership to create a new university program focused on the ethical and social aspects of data analytics and AI. “Collaboration between industry, government and academia will help to drive the future success of Canada.” The ...

Five startups in Volta’s new cohort each receive $25,000 investment

Halifax-based accelerator, Volta, has announced five early-stage tech startups entering its latest cohort. The startups were selected from a pool of 14 during a pitch event in Halifax this week. “The talent, passion and diversity of the ideas displayed were quite impressive.”   All five comp ...