News - While well established startup markets outside of Silicon Valley such as New York, Boston, and Seattle are already on venture investors’ radars, a key market for technology investment opportunities that has often been overlooked is Canada and its tech hubs, including Toronto, Waterloo, Vancouver, and Montreal.
News - Aplications are now open for the Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest, a huge province-wide contest that will end up giving over $600,000 in prizes to Quebec-based entrepreneurs. First, the “Successful Business Inc. Prize,” will award $195,000 in prizes to entrepreneurs. It’s the 16th edition of the contest, and will award $10,000 prizes in each of Québec’s 17 regions and a prize of $25 000 at the provincial level for the grand prize winner, selected from among the regional winners.
News - H2O Innovationannounces that it has been awarded a major contract of CAD$10 million in the United Statesto design, build and supply major equipment and services for a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) system. This will be the second largest SWRO system in the United States. The contract brings Company's order backlog for water treatment projects above CAD $25 million as of February 11, 2014.
News - Unimed Seguros, who operates in Brazil, is a cooperative insurance organization from the Brazilian Unimed System. It is active in 5 segments: health insurance, life insurance, private pension plans, dental care and basic treatments. In 2013, revenue reached $ 1.5 billion.
News - TORNGATS Services Techniques Inc. offers specialized services in the field of materials inspection, mainly through non-destructive examination (NDE) and welding inspection, to ensure the quality and safety of a variety of infrastructure, including pressure equipment in refineries, grinders for the mining sector, and aircraft parts.
News - Leclerc Foods USA, a North American leader in the cookie, snack bar and cracker industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 166,500-square-foot building in the Freeport Business Center for expansion of its food manufacturing operations inPhoenix, Arizona.
News - A competition of this calibre requires a jury of highly qualified figures from the world of architecture and design, along with experts in biophilic design and sustainable development. Its members include William G. Reed, a sustainable development consultant, Integrative Design Collaborative and Regenesis (United States); Jean Beaudoin, architect, Intégral Jean Beaudoin (Quebec); Édouard François, architect, Maison Édouard François (France); Mario Cucinella, architect, Mario Cucinella Architects SRL (Italy); Normand Hudon, architect, Coarchitecture (Quebec);
News - Novik is pleased to annouce that its holders of common shares have approved, during today's special meeting of Shareholders, the resolution authorizing the previously announced plan of arrangement involving Novik, Clearview Capital Fund III, LP and 9293-3985 Québec Inc.
News - Frima Studio, Canada’s largest independently owned game developer, announced that it will partner with Kids’ CBC to develop a television adaptation of its popular mobile app, CosmoCamp. The animated series, set in space, follows the adventures of bears, Migo and Pandy, as they explore the galaxy with one goal in mind: bringing justice and happiness to all!
News - The Québec Entrepreneurship Contest is proud to announce the creation of the "Successful Business Inc. Prize," which has been made possible by a generous financial contribution from the Ministère des Finances et de l'Économie. In all, $195 000 in prizes will be awarded in the 16th edition of the Contest. There will be prizes of $10 000 in each of Québec's 17 regions and a prize of $25 000 at the provincial level for the grand prize winner selected from among the regional winners.