At the recent GROW Conference in Vancouver, I had the pleasure of moderating a discussion on how the “Internet of Things” changes everything with Alex Hawkinson, Founder of SmartThings and Jeff Holove, CEO of Basis. When technology pioneer Kevin Ashton coined the phrase the Internet of Things in 1999, he... more.
My wife and I spent hours scouring Airbnb for the perfect flat in Paris and countless nights speaking with tour guides to help us beat the lines at the Louvre. We had not been to Europe together since trekking thru hostels 24 years ago. With three kids in now 9,... more.
Today we are excited to announce that Geoff Beattie is joining our firm as Chairman. Geoff is the former CEO of The Woodbridge Company, a privately held investment holding company for the Thomson family of Canada, where he served as president from 1998 through December 2012. A well respected and... more.
Tempo raises $10MM Series A to own the Smart Calendar and Cement their Position as the Definitive Mobile Assistant Today, Tempo AI, creator of the breakthrough personal productivity app, Tempo Smart Calendar, announced a $10 million Series A investment to advance its proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) technology. We are excited... more.
It’s not very often that Toronto calls itself home to successful CEO’s taking their second tour of duty. All too often Canadian entrepreneurs with great pedigree end up settling in cities like San Francisco, New York or Boston to pursue their next big opportunity. Mark Organ and the team at Influitive are charting a... more.