Loblaws and League bring next-generation digital health platform for Canadians

League Inc, North America's leading enterprise health operating system (health OS), today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Loblaws Inc. as part of its Powered by League program. The two organizations have come together to develop the PC Health app, a new personalized digital health app designed to improve how Canadians access and navigate … Continue reading Loblaws and League bring next-generation digital health platform for Canadians

Canada’s COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Manitoba

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Manitoba, Brian Pallister, today announced that people in Manitoba can now receive one-time keys from their health authorities to use with COVID Alert, Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app. The app helps notify users if they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The COVID Alert app … Continue reading Canada’s COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Manitoba

22 Companies Selected for 2020 Impact Investor Challenge

Spring Activator has released the list of top 22 Companies selected for their 2020 Impact Investor Challenge. Vancouver based, Spring Activator is a certified B Corporation. Spring Activator is a global incubator, accelerator and advisory firm that empowers entrepreneurs and entrepreneur ecosystem organizations to build better businesses and change the world. Through its global advisory … Continue reading 22 Companies Selected for 2020 Impact Investor Challenge

Klue Raises $15M as Companies Clamor for Platform to Collect, Curate and Distribute Competitive Insights

Vancouver based Klue the AI-powered competitive enablement platform, announced a $15 million Series A funding round led by Craft Ventures with participation from HWVP, existing investors OMERS Ventures, Rhino Ventures, and BDC Ventures, and several notable angel investors including Frederic Kerrest (co-founder of Okta) and Zach Coelius (top Angelist syndicate). The investment, which brings the company's total funding to $19 … Continue reading Klue Raises $15M as Companies Clamor for Platform to Collect, Curate and Distribute Competitive Insights

A.I. technology will allow farmers to target crop pests

Protein Industries Canada announced the development of new technology that specifically targets pests when spraying fields, increasing efficiencies and providing economic benefits for farmers. The technology uses artificial intelligence to detect weeds and other crop pests while passing over a field. This is estimated to reduce pesticide use by up to 95 per cent while … Continue reading A.I. technology will allow farmers to target crop pests

Real time thermal detection system to keep customers safe

Therma Scans, is an Ontario based company that manufactures thermal image screening technology to measure core body temperatures. Therma Scans provides real-time, accurate, non-contact skin temperature measurement; scanning for anomalies that may indicate a fever (a key indicator of COVID-19 affliction). Founded in Ontario, Canada, ThermaScans Ltd., is a real-time thermal detection system that scans for elevated body … Continue reading Real time thermal detection system to keep customers safe

NBA players lead $12M funding for Vancouver based Dapper Labs

Dapper Labs, the company developing the new Flow blockchain, today announced that it has closed $12M in new funding from investors including NBA players Andre Iguodala (Miami Heat), Spencer Dinwiddie and Garrett Temple (Brooklyn Nets), JaVale McGee (Los Angeles Lakers), and Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic). Other new investors in this round include Coinbase Ventures, Distributed Global, Valor Capital Group, A.Capital, BlockTower Capital, Blockchange Ventures, EONXI … Continue reading NBA players lead $12M funding for Vancouver based Dapper Labs

LlamaZOO Signs Historic Deal For First-Ever Digital Twinning Software Use By First Nation for Territory Mapping

Headquartered in Victoria,BC,  LlamaZOO, a Spatial Business Intelligence provider with a SaaS platform, has signed an agreement with Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, enabling them as the first-ever First Nation to use digital twinning software technology for improving land management and stewardship. Leveraging LlamaZOO's TimberOps software, Mowachaht/Muchalaht will use a digital twin of the nation's 350,000+ hectares of territory … Continue reading LlamaZOO Signs Historic Deal For First-Ever Digital Twinning Software Use By First Nation for Territory Mapping

ParkMobile Expands Presence in Canada Through a New Partnership with EasyPark,Vancouver

ParkMobile App will now be available for contactless parking payments at almost 20,000 spaces throughout Vancouver. ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the North America, announced today a new partnership with EasyPark, Vancouver to provide contactless parking payments in over 100 off-street lots throughout the city. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, many … Continue reading ParkMobile Expands Presence in Canada Through a New Partnership with EasyPark,Vancouver