BlackBerry and L-SPARK Launch New Accelerator Program to Fuel Canadian Technology Innovation

The BlackBerry/L-SPARK Accelerator Program is looking for startups with business models and technologies that align with the BlackBerry QNX product group’s technological initiatives, leveraging its embedded software platform, in next generation applications such as vehicle software and medical device systems, among others. Six companies will be selected to join the Accelerator program for six-months of…

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Martello (TSXV: MTLO) to Begin Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on September 12

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Martello Technologies Group Inc. (TSXV: MTLO), (“Martello” or the “Company”), a provider of network performance management solutions for real-time communications with more than 5,000 businesses and government organizations already under management in 150 countries around the world, and more than 1.5 million IPT (Internet Protocol Telephony) users under management,…

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Cybersecurity Pioneer HYAS Raises $6.2M Series A Round Led By M12

HYAS, a leading provider of attribution intelligence tools for InfoSec and cybersecurity professionals, today announced it has raised $6.2 million in a Series A funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s Venture Fund, with participation from Startup Capital Ventures, 205 Capital, Wesley Clover and luminary cybersecurity professionals Tim Eades and Tom Noonan. The company will use…

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Grass Roots to Grand Prix: Wesley Clover Parks’ Canadian Equestrian Pipeline

Each July, Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON, welcomes the highest caliber of grand prix horses and riders to the heart of Canada’s national capital for the Ottawa Equestrian Tournaments, including the CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Show from July 18-22. World-class athletes are not the only equestrians in the spotlight at the Ottawa facility however.…

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KRP Properties receives BOMA Pinnacle Award for Innovation

Congratulations, KRP Properties, on receiving the BOMA Pinnacle Award for Innovation, in recognition of custom upgrades that are being implemented throughout the Kanata North business park. “There are multiple systems within each building overlaid by AI, allowing these independent systems to speak to each other much more fluidly. While many of the features mirror those…

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Applications Open for L-SPARK Accelerator Program

L-SPARK is officially accepting applications for SaaS, Cyber and IoT startups that are looking to take their business to the next level. The L-SPARK Accelerator helps startups grow their revenue, build their team, perfect product-market-fit, establish their sales channels, navigate government funding and help the founder(s) get pitch ready to raise their financing round. Visit…

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Accelerating Innovation

“We expect L-Spark will soon be telling stories about its own billion dollar mentee companies. It’s happened several times in and around Ottawa, and with the help of L-Spark, it will likely be happening again soon.  Our advice is to track the L-Spark cohort.” Todd Coupland & Amy Dyck, CIBC, on Accelerating Innovation on today’s Technology…

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Congratulations on Another Successful L-SPARK Cottage Pitchfest

Well done, L-SPARK! Another successful Cottage Pitchfest featuring well prepared start-ups, articulate presenters and bold visions. The pitches were compelling, delivered to invited investors from Canada and the United States as well as corporate partners by the latest L-SPARK cohort and select early stage companies. Presenters took the stage from companies including Cybeats, Property Spark,…

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Canada’s first Autonomous Vehicle Technology and Innovator Directory

In celebration of #NationalAutonomousVehicleDay, the Kanata North Business Association has established a first of its kind resource that will capture a comprehensive listing of the growing number of contributors to the AV ecosystem across the country. This will include innovators, companies, post-secondary institutions, and other organizations with AV technologies, solutions, and knowhow. The launch of the…

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