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


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


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


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


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


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


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...]