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ODX Ventures Aims To Help Businesses Use Open Data

Shared on December 20, 2016 by CODX

Canada’s Open Data Exchange (ODX) is pleased to announce the first eight companies selected for the ODX Ventures program. Launched in the fall of 2016, ODX Ventures supports Ontario-based startups and small-to-medium businesses who use open data by providing up...

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Six secrets for startups to successfully partner with Thomson Reuters

Shared on April 16, 2016 by Thomson Reuters

As a startup, partnering with an established business has lauded benefits for both parties, not least of which are agile product development and broad client reach. Knowing where to begin, however, can be daunting. Our team at Thomson Reuters Labs™...

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C100 Selects Startups for December 48 Hours in the Valley Cohort

Shared on November 02, 2015 by BetaKit

After a month of serious deliberation, the C100, a nonprofit dedicated to helping Canadian startups find connections in Silicon Valley, has announced its December cohort for 48 Hours In The Valley. “Twice a year, the C100 hand-selects a small group...

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Waterloo region open for business

Shared on October 27, 2015 by Thomson Reuters

The “amazing unboxing experience” Michael Litt was after began with a walk from his software startup company to the nearby tech innovation centre in downtown Kitchener. Three years after co-founding Vidyard to host online marketing videos and track how people...

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CIX top 20 announced ahead of November event

Shared on October 14, 2015 by BetaKit

Earlier today, the Canadian Innovation Exchange rang the bell at the TSX in celebration of the CIX Top 20, a showcase of the most innovative technology companies across Canada. The CIX has not announced the CIX Top 20 winners, which...

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Thomson Reuters launches Waterloo innovation lab

Shared on October 13, 2015 by The Globe and Mail

Thomson Reuters Corp. is looking to tap the Waterloo, Ont., startup culture to fuel a new wave of product innovation and problem solving. The global information giant formally launched an innovation lab housed at early-stage incubator Communitech on Tuesday, promising...

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Open Data Exchange collaborates with ThinkData Works

Shared on August 20, 2015 by Communitech

The Canadian Open Data Exchange (ODX) is pleased to announce a partnership with ThinkData Works, embedding their platform into the ODX website. This platform will provide access to Canada’s open data to Canadian companies, researchers and the public. This...

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The city of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto announce Apps 4 TO

Shared on June 12, 2015 by Apps4TO

Apps4TO is a four month coding competition where developers from around the Greater Toronto Area are invited to compete to build solutions utilizing the IBM Bluemix platform and open data to solve Toronto's city issues. ThinkData Works is a founding...

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ThinkData Works and IBM partner to make open data more accessible

Shared on May 28, 2015 by IBM

IBM today announced it is now offering ThinkData Works’ open data solution on IBM’s platform-as-a-service, Bluemix, to give application developers access to clean, open data from all levels of government in Canada. By building up-to-date and relevant public data directly...

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Easing access to open data to fuel innovation

Shared on May 28, 2015 by A Smarter Planet Blog

Data is not only changing the way we work, it’s revolutionizing the way we go about our daily lives. There is an immense amount of data that’s ready for organizations, developers and citizens to consume. From transportation and healthcare services...

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Local tech firms teaming up to build Canada's first open data marketplace

Shared on May 19, 2015 by CTV News

A new project focused on creating an open data marketplace could mean 370 new jobs, Treasury Board president Tony Clement said Tuesday in Waterloo. Clement was in town to announce $3 million in federal funding for the Open Data Exchange,...

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IBM adds new Bluemix services at Cloud Foundry Summit

Shared on May 12, 2015 by eWeek

IBM announced a bunch of new Bluemix services to help developers create analytics-driven cloud apps. IBM has announced several new services, including a .NET Runtime, on its Bluemix Platform as a Service (PaaS). Announced at the Cloud Foundry Summit in...

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In the Next Federal Election Big Data Will Make the Difference

Shared on April 04, 2015 by The Huffington Post

This year marks the 42nd Canadian federal election. In the current political context, it is generally understood that information is power. According to the managing editor of Harvard Magazine, Jonathan Shaw, in his recent article: "Why Big Data is a...

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Bluemix and

Shared on February 19, 2015 by IBM

Citizens, developers, and enthusiasts will stay busy this weekend hacking away on open data in honour of Open Data Day, an international event calling on all citizens to write applications, create visualizations, and publish analyses using open public data. The...

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Spinning raw government datasets into gold

Shared on February 02, 2015 by The Globe and Mail

Bryan Smith has a simple illustration of the fact that there’s still room for new data in a world that’s already covered in Google Maps: You can ask Google for directions to a downtown tower, and still spend 10 minutes...

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Now it's easy to find skating and shinny times in Toronto

Shared on January 20, 2015 by BlogTO

Toronto's open data initiative has made life better in this city for anyone who's relies on a bus or streetcar to get to work. But in addition the helpful TTC apps out there, developers have also capitalized on the available...

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