Published on February 21, 2018
What is unique about Canadian cannabis companies? Chris Wagner from Emerald Health Therapeutics, Mark Zekulin from Canopy Growth Crop, Brad Rogers from CannTrust Inc., and Greg Engel from OrganiGram Holdings Inc., discuss Canada's leadership position in the world of cannabis at the recent...
By Nicholas – Published on February 7, 2018
Bitcoin's fall from its December highs has been quick, with many buyers who entered the space recently sitting on major losses. Over the last few months of 2017 people had been taking out mortgages to buy crypto currencies, as well as using their credit cards to fund crypto purchases. This...
By Nicholas – Published on January 31, 2018
The biggest technology conference of the year in Canada opens today! If you haven't registered for the Cantech Investment Conference, you can do it in person at the Metro Toronto Convention Center when you arrive. Today's conference will feature hundreds of companies, with specialist...
By Nicholas – Published on January 30, 2018
One of the most influential tech conferences of the year will open tomorrow, with world-leading Canadian companies there to interact with investors and the public. This will be the fifth anniversary of the Cantech Investment Conference! There will be many companies whose business models...
By Nicholas – Published on January 29, 2018
This year started with a bang in the Canadian Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector, with US company Inspirata coming north to scoop up Toronto-based Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Inc. (AIM). The deal is aimed at broadening the use of AI in Inspitata's data gathering efforts, which are...
By Nicholas – Published on January 26, 2018
It is hard to talk about the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) without thinking about Elon Musk's warnings, or even SkyNet from the 'Terminator' franchise. The reality of AI today is more mundane than one might imagine, but there are a lot of ways that it is being developed to...
Published on January 25, 2018
Cantech Letter is pleased to announce the finalists for the 8th Annual Cantech Letter Awards. The Cantech Letter Awards recognize excellence in Canada’s innovation sectors. They are selected by an anonymous panel of more than 40 sell-side analysts from dozens of Canadian investment...
By Nicholas – Published on January 25, 2018
In less that a week this year's Cantech Investment Conference will open its doors, with loads of innovative companies there to make connections, and share what they do best. The last year has seen a new wave of investment hit the Canadian tech sector. Pretty much any tech industry you can...
By Nicholas – Published on January 24, 2018
Nano technology has wide ranging applications in many areas. While the development of nano tech is happening across the planet, Canada has already created some nanotech products that show incredible potential. One of the big assets that Canada brings to the table is a system of excellent...
By Nicholas – Published on January 22, 2018
Did you know that nearly 20% of the US and Canadian population will be over 65 years old in the next decade? This might not seem like a field that fits in with cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics, but as the number of senior citizens grows, society will have to find new ways...
By Nicholas – Published on January 19, 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is hot right now. Unlike many areas of technology that have limited uses in specialized fields, the AI space can be adapted to just about any industry. The recent takeover of Layer 6 Inc. by TD Bank is a good demonstration of how important major financial players see...
By Nicholas – Published on January 18, 2018
The last few months have seen a number of new Blockchain based companies pop up. Some are crypto miners, while others, like Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG) offer more specialized services for looking at Bitcoin based transactions. Unlike some of the companies in the 'Blockchain'...
By Nicholas – Published on January 16, 2018
Tuesday was a rough one for cryptos, with a slew of bearish headlines hitting the wires from across the world. South Korean regulators have reasserted that shutting down crypto exchanges is still an option, even without approval from the legislature. According to local news sources, regulators...
By Nicholas – Published on January 13, 2018
The World Economic Forum (WEF) kicks off in Davos, Switzerland, before too long, and the meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies is almost certainly going to be a hot topic. 2017 saw some incredible price action in the crypto space, and today, the cryptocurrency market as a whole is valued at well...
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