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PickleRage serves up franchise opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to get in on the craze

PickleRage, a premier indoor pickleball club, is thrilled to announce it is now offering franchise opportunities. Pickleball’s unprecedented popularity is the driving force behind the club’s expansion, offering entrepreneurs the chance to grow a business around the one of the...


Xero partners with Flinks to connect more Canadian and US small businesses to their banking data

Xero, a global small business platform, has announced it is partnering with Flinks, a leader in open banking, to give small businesses in Canada and the United States secure access to more than 20 direct bank connections and high-quality transaction data. The increased access for Xero...


A milestone in promoting diversity and inclusivity within the Canadian business landscape

Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) has announced a groundbreaking milestone in promoting diversity and inclusivity within the Canadian business landscape. The Ecosystem Fund, part of the 2SLGBTQI+ Entrepreneurship Programme, is now open to applications from non-profit...


Nearly half as many people are launching businesses as 20 years ago 

According to a study conducted by BDC in collaboration with the Université de Montréal, not enough people are starting businesses to replace those closing their doors. Despite a population of 40 million, Canada has 100,000 fewer entrepreneurs than it did 20 years ago,...


How are FinTech startups disrupting traditional banking and financial services?  

FinTech startups are revolutionising the financial landscape by leveraging technology to challenge traditional banking and financial service providers. Through innovation in areas such as digital payments, lending, wealth management and Blockchain technology, they are offering convenient,...


Eco joins forces with globally-renowned business gurus

AN INNOVATIVE solutions business developing a range of world-first green technology has been chosen as the UK’s first exclusive partner by globally-renowned business gurus. Eco has teamed up with Dr Ernesto and Martha Sirolli to join businesses in Italy, Switzerland and the USA in a network...


Minnesota Vikings harness the kinetic power of their fans with Pavegen

The Minnesota Vikings, a National Football League team, in partnership with UK-based greentech firm, Pavegen, has launched a unique fan experience that merges STEM education with sustainability and entertainment. At the core of this collaboration is Pavegen’s pioneering technology, which...


Cheqly launches SME-focused digital banking using Mbanq’s BaaS platform

Mbanq, a USA-based FinTech innovator and global Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider, has announced that Cheqly, a FinTech that makes banking simple for start-ups, has launched utilising Mbanq’s BaaS platform. With this partnership, Cheqly provides its customers with an improved...


Canadian initiative for manufacturing SMEs to navigate the transition to a low carbon economy

Quebec Net Positive, an independent not for profit think tank, has launched SMEs in Transition, a new collaborative action research initiative for Quebec’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector and the business ecosystem that supports...


New report highlights growing national tech workforce in Canada

The Technology Councils of North America and Canada’s Tech Network released Tech Workforce Trends: The Migration of Tech Workers and Tech Jobs Since The Pandemic, a new report exploring globalisation and migration of tech occupations in Canada. The findings...


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