“You can literally sit on the couch and look for a job”: We talked Tinder, the importance of a good support system, and how to measure success in a changing industry with Swob Co-Founder Stephanie Florio

“You can literally sit on the couch and look for a job”: We talked Tinder, the importance of a good support system, and how to measure success in a changing industry with Swob Co-Founder Stephanie Florio

Swob, a new job searching and recruiting tool from co-founders Stephanie and Alexander Florio, has been described as a “Tinder for Jobs.” The app is the first of its kind to target students in high turnover industries such as retail and food services for part-time,...
Made In York Region: The Future of Tech

Made In York Region: The Future of Tech

This past Thursday, ventureLAB hosted Made In York Region: The Future of Tech to showcase and celebrate the many technologies, businesses, and entrepreneurs this region has to offer. It was the first of what we hope will become an annual celebration. In Spring 2017,...
Peytec featured in Globe and Mail!

Peytec featured in Globe and Mail!

ventureLAB client Peytec was recently featured in the Globe and Mail! Peytec’s electronic tags and customizable sensors provide secure local and online infrastructure with low maintenance costs. Any number of sensors can be plugged into the tags, depending on the...
EDC appoints Karna Gupta to Board of Directors

EDC appoints Karna Gupta to Board of Directors

On June 27, the Government of Canada announced the appointment of six new Directors to the Board of Export Development Canada (EDC). EDC helps Canadian companies grow and succeed in their international business. Amongst those appointed is ventureLAB’s Chairman...
FixNix welcomes Sai Sundaram as their Strategic Advisor

FixNix welcomes Sai Sundaram as their Strategic Advisor

FixNix is pleased to welcome Sai Sundaram as their Strategic Advisor. Sundaram, formerly the Executive Director at UBS, is in active discussion with FixNix to design and strategize the engineering of the next big innovation of regTech from India. The advisory board of...