uCarenet’s Innovative App That Will Create a Bridge for Home Care Needs

ventureLAB client uCarenet has unveiled the Caremap, an application that connects families with home care providers. This innovative application creates a community of health-care providers and patients at home, thus healthcare providers can work...

Innovation Week In Markham

Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti's statement. For Immediate Release May 7, 2018 Innovation Week in Markham: Statement for Mayor Frank Scarpitti Drivers and pedestrians are noticing some new signs as they enter the City of Markham which read “Possible...

May 7-13 is Innovation Week in Markham!

[bctt tweet="[email protected], a groundbreaking tech company that boasts an extraordinary gathering of engineering tech talent, is creating the world’s smartest transformer, right here in Markham, Ontario. #ChooseMarkham #InnovationWeek...

TiE Inflect 2018 announces Blockchain Whistleblower FixNix Inc., as a 2018 TiE50 Finalist.

Indian origin Blockchain WhistleBlower FixNix Inc., is excited to announce that it has been selected as a "2018 TiE50 Finalist" for the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program recognizing the world's most innovative tech start-ups. Fremont, Apr 20, 2018...

inField Solutions Hires Three Key Sales Positions Expecting Significant Growth

INFIELD SOLUTIONS WELCOMES THREE NEW ADDITIONS TO THE SALES TEAM! April 30, 2018, Toronto, ON – inField Solutions Inc. is proud to announce and welcome three new members to our professional sales team; Barry Lee, as the Vice President of Sales,...

Government of Canada launches Intellectual Property Strategy

News release Canada’s Intellectual Property Strategy will boost middle-class jobs and help our innovators compete on the global stage April 26, 2018, Ottawa ON Intellectual property is a key component of an innovation economy. It helps Canadian...

Waterloo Wellington LHIN invests $250,000 in Dash MD

ventureLAB is thrilled to share Dash MD's most recent success, a $250,000 investment from the Waterloo Wellington LHIN. This news is phenomenal and we couldn't be more proud of how rapidly this company has brought their product to market! It is...

ventureLAB is Cultivating a Self-Sustaining Innovation Ecosystem Right Here at Home

Just over a year ago the ventureLAB team embarked on a bold public/private partnership of purpose with IBM Canada and the City of Markham to create a global first innovation community inside IBM Canada Headquarters here in Markham, ON. ventureLAB...

AI centre set for new Niagara Falls hospital

The 2018 Ontario budget, delivered at Queen's Park on Wednesday, includes a targeted investment up to $10 million to create a Centre of Excellence in Health Care Artificial Intelligence at the new Niagara South Hospital Site in Niagara Falls. The...

ForaHealthyMe Inc. Delivers an Affordable and Easy-to-use Human Motion Capture System.

It's digital health week! ventureLAB company ForaHealthyMe Inc. has completed a study into its human motion capture system - below is a guest post from founder Courtney Cole. ForaHealthyMe Inc., is pleased to announce the completion of a...

Hyperion Sensors and the World’s Smartest Transformer

Hyperion Sensors, a groundbreaking tech company that boasts an extraordinary gathering of engineering tech talent, is creating the world’s smartest transformer, right here in Markham, Ontario. Led by co-founders Anselm Viswasam and Gerald...

Shimifrez Inc. Announces Expansion of Services in Super Thin Electroformed Masks for OLED and Semi-Conductor and Thin Film Industry

TORONTO, March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shimifrez Inc. a global leader in fabricating precision photo chemically etched and electroformed metal components, to provide shadow masks and micro machining services to OLED, Solar and research...

Capital | Talent | Tech with Anthony Gallo

On March 13, 2018, ventureLAB hosted Anthony Gallo, Vice President of Digital Technology & Big Data at Canadian Tire Corporation, and ventureLAB Board Member for our monthly Capital | Talent | Tech event! This month's event focused on tech. Capital...

LocateMotion Gets NSERC Grant to Develop Wandering Tech Solution

Tech startup LocateMotion received Canadian government grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The grant will help the tech startup continue developing their GPS tracker for elderly and children who...

Canada’s Largest and Most Diverse Global Innovation Cluster Among Five Groups to Share $950 million Supercluster Fund

Group includes major York Region partners: York University, Seneca College, City of Markham, Magna, Celestica The long-awaited announcement of the five selected superclusters was revealed on February 15 in Ottawa. On February 22, the Honourable...

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TiE Inflect 2018 announces Blockchain Whistleblower FixNix Inc., as a 2018 TiE50 Finalist.

Indian origin Blockchain WhistleBlower FixNix Inc., is excited to announce that it has been selected as a "2018 TiE50 Finalist" for the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program recognizing the world's most innovative tech start-ups. Fremont, Apr 20, 2018...

inField Solutions Hires Three Key Sales Positions Expecting Significant Growth

INFIELD SOLUTIONS WELCOMES THREE NEW ADDITIONS TO THE SALES TEAM! April 30, 2018, Toronto, ON – inField Solutions Inc. is proud to announce and welcome three new members to our professional sales team; Barry Lee, as the Vice President of Sales, Brian Kelley as the...

Waterloo Wellington LHIN invests $250,000 in Dash MD

ventureLAB is thrilled to share Dash MD's most recent success, a $250,000 investment from the Waterloo Wellington LHIN. This news is phenomenal and we couldn't be more proud of how rapidly this company has brought their product to market! It is clear that the need for...

ventureLAB is Cultivating a Self-Sustaining Innovation Ecosystem Right Here at Home

Just over a year ago the ventureLAB team embarked on a bold public/private partnership of purpose with IBM Canada and the City of Markham to create a global first innovation community inside IBM Canada Headquarters here in Markham, ON. ventureLAB acts as the Creative...

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