Fibernetics launches venture service; invests $1.9M in Plasticity

BY TENILLE BONOGUORE Let’s call it the startup entrepreneur’s enigma: If you do your job well, one day you might end up not doing it at all. That feisty thrill of launching a business can disappear as startup energy gives way to the processes needed to keep everything afloat. Or, if you are Fibernetics co-founders […]

Manulife opens RED Lab in Communitech Hub

Waterloo Region, August 28, 2014 – Manulife and Communitech are pleased to announce the opening of the RED Lab within the Communitech Hub. The RED Lab will focus on exploring and prototyping different technology solutions for Manulife, with the goal of providing their customers with intuitive, quick and transparent access to their financial services. “Manulife […]

View from the ‘Loo: Hot headlines from the summer that wasn’t

It’s tough to reconcile the looming end of August when the air makes it feel like we’re still waiting for summer. Cool as it’s been these past two months, it’s been another hot season for headlines around the Waterloo Region tech sector. As we prepare to welcome you back to reality next week, we thought it […]

M-Theory: The three points of the team-building triangle (Part 2)

  In part 1 of this series, we looked at productivity as the first point of the team triangle – three essential considerations when building and maintaining healthy teams (particularly in startups). In this piece, we’ll look at reliability as the second point of the team triangle.  My team is currently on a hiring mission […]

Tech About Town: Fast food fresh

I tend to make important midday decisions based on the state of my stomach. I have a habit of working through my lunch hour and mindlessly munching on a bowl of salad or last night’s dinner leftovers. I know myself well enough to understand that my afternoon, and therefore that of my colleagues, will be […]

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