I Am a Startup Founder

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Being a startup founder is one of the best jobs in the world – and one of the toughest. Four startup founders with different backgrounds and experiences candidly share their stories of struggle and how the RIC Centre’s free business services are helping them start and grow their businesses. RIC … [Read more...]

What Government Resources and Programs are Available for Startup Businesses?

By: Darren Lum Starting a business for yourself is a long process, however there are many free resources for startups, funding programs and government grants, mentorship programs and business entrepreneurship hubs specifically within Canada and Ontario to help guide you through the process and … [Read more...]

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...]