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Recapping Q4 2019

Happy New Year! Here at Version One, we are very excited for 2020, but before we kick off a new year, we want to recap some of the highlights from last quarter. Q4 2019 was a busy quarter for us, and here’s some select news on the Version One family.  Let’s ride the momentum into 2020! Fundrai ...

HOOPP to Develop Waterloo's iPort Cambridge

James Jackson of the Waterloo Region Record reports that one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans has purchased hundreds of acres of land in the north end of Cambridge:In a deal announced Monday, iPort Properties (owned by the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, or HOOPP), purchased 30 ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 32: Reflections from the Open Source Member of Parliament – A Conversation with Ex-MP David Graham

David Graham was not your typical Member of Parliament. A Liberal MP from the Quebec riding of Laurentides-Labelle, Graham brought a background in open source issues to Parliament Hill. Over his four years as an MP, Graham was seemingly everywhere when it came to digital policy. Whether in the Hous ...

2019 People’s Choice Award for Favourite Science Blog: WWEST Blog

Sri Ray-Chauduri, Technology and Engineering editor Congratulations to the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) Blog, this year’s winner of the People’s Choice Awards: Canada’s Favourite Science Blog! The award, voted on annually by the public, is sponsored by Science ...

Profiling the winner of the 2019 People’s Choice Award for Favourite Science Blog: WWEST Blog

Sri Ray-Chauduri, Technology and Engineering editor Congratulations to the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) Blog, this year’s winner of the People’s Choice Awards: Canada’s Favourite Science Blog! The award, voted on annually by the public, is sponsored by Science ...

CIO's 2019 Power 100 List

Chief Investment Officer recently announced its Power 100 list for 2019:For the eighth edition of the Power 100, we laud the asset owners who have distinguished themselves in navigating a changing, and often perilous, market landscape. Come 2020, the ground surely will continue to shift beneath the ...

The four waves of crypto disruption: where are they today? 

Nearly two years ago, I published a post exploring four key opportunities in crypto. In it, I outlined four crypto waves, ranked from furthest to least developed: Store of value Disruption of financial markets Disruption of every other information market Disruption of what a firm means Lookin ...

Microsoft Canada bags 2019 Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership, Inclusion and Accessibility

The Abilities Centre has honoured Microsoft Canada with the 2019 Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership, Inclusion and Accessibility. The award was presented in recognition to the inclusion strategy of the company. The Office 365 applications by Microsoft, for example, offer various built-in capabilities ...

Buy Microsoft for its cloud-computing dominance, this portfolio manager says

Microsoft (Microsoft Stock Quote, Chart, News NASDAQ:MSFT) has been a winner of a stock this year, and in the face of regulatory challenges and privacy concerns rocking many of the US Big Tech names, the company keeps wooing investors with dividend hikes and share buybacks. But the company’s most ...

How to Build a Mature Machine Learning Organization

How to Build a Mature Machine Learning Organization Madalin Mihailescu | Applied Artificial Intelligence The Georgian Impact team adds value ...