Virtual reality is the next technological breakthrough

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By: Samina Sultana  We’re all hungry for it to happen. We’re getting very close. It’s months, not years away, but many months. - Brendan Iribe, CEO, Oculus VR Oculus VR is the leading company in virtual reality technology. Their goal is to create immersive technology that is affordable and … [Read more...]

Wearable Tech: Shaping Realities

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By Kristie Robertson Wearable technology isn’t a new phenomenon. We’ve seen Fitbits, Google Glass, PUSH and the recent Apple Watch. Even so, wearable technology has not yet been adopted on a mass scale. Why? When asked to predict the future of wearable technology in an interview with MaRS … [Read more...]

Workplace Design Can Make or Break Productivity

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You’re at work and have been sitting for too long, so you decide to unwind by going downstairs for a massage. Since the company you work enforces a rule that you can’t be more than 100 meters from food, getting something to eat will be no problem as there is a cafeteria, restaurant or micro-kitchen … [Read more...]

IBM’s Allen Lalonde Speaks Big Data

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On October 8th, Senior Exective at IBM Canada - Allen Lalonde, spoke at a Growing Your Business Seminar on Big Data. One of the most interesting facts was the introduction of a petabyte, which is 1000 terabytes, or 1,000,000 gigabytes. In other terms, 1 petabyte is quivalent to 800 people's … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Year-End Startup Checklist

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By: Kristen Gramigna The approach of the end of the year has a particular significance for startups in terms of evaluating finances and operations — and mapping a new plan for the future. Here’s the ultimate startup checklist to finish by the end of the year. 1. Get your books in order. Unless … [Read more...]

Brampton’s First Co-working Community Now Open

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LAB•B, Brampton’s first coworking space (located at 57 Mill St. N., Unit 205) hosted its grand opening on August 8th. This initiative, brewing since 2013, was started by co-founders Harpreet Zingh and Harman Grewal, along with recently added founding team member Beverly Bambury. As young … [Read more...]

Five Benefits of Being a Young Entrepreneur

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By: Dana Bibi Often the gap between being an employee and being involved in a start-up seems daunting. Even though you have nurtured a brilliant idea and might have even developed a prototype, you are not sure if this opportunity should be pursued– especially at a younger age and earlier point in … [Read more...]