ProntoForms is a buy, says Global Maxfin


A third quarter topline beat has Global Maxfin Capital analyst Manish Grigo feeling good about ProntoForms (TSXV:PFM). On Wednesday, ProntoForms reported its third quarter, 2015 results. The company lost $560,737 on revenue of $2.41-million, a topline that was 42 per cent higher than the $1.69-million the company posted in last year’s Q3. “In our third […]

Fredericton’s Eigen Innovations among six finalists for Cisco Innovation Challenge

Eigen Innovations Chief Technology Officer Scott Everett

Eigen Innovations, a machine learning platform developer aimed at the high-speed manufacturing sector from Fredericton, New Brunswick, is one of six finalists at the second annual Cisco Innovation Challenge. Eigen is the only Canadian team left in the “Super Six” group of finalists, representing companies from Finland, Germany and the United States. The Innovation Challenge […]

Cantor Fitzgerald maintains “Buy” on Pivot Technology after strong Q3


A better than expected third quarter has Cantor Fitzgerald Canada analyst Ralph Garcea feeling bullish about Pivot Technology Solutions (TSXV:PTG). Yesterday, Pivot Technology reported its Q3, 2015 results. The company lost (U.S.) $2.6-million on revenue of $414.5-million, a topline that was up 15.2 per cent over 2014’s third quarter. “While we experienced solid revenue growth […]

Slack firms up plans for Melbourne, Australia expansion


Slack, the workplace collaboration e-mail killer, has secured office space in Melbourne, Australia and expects to open with a soft launch on January 15, followed by a full launch on March 1, CEO Stewart Butterfield told The Australian. “We looked at a lot of places for our first office in Australasia. It came down to […]

AcuityAds is still undervalued, says Paradigm


A better than expected third quarter has Paradigm Capital analyst Spencer Churchill feeling bullish about AcuityAds (TSXV:AT). On Wednesday, AcuityAds reported its Q3, 2015 results. The company lost $586,337 on revenue of $5.47-million, a topline that was up 66 per cent over the same period last year. “We had a record quarter that saw our […]

Waterloo’s Axonify introduces Employee Knowledge Platform to improve workplace learning


Waterloo-based corporate learning innovator Axonify has unveiled the evolution of its eLearning solution, a full-scale Employee Knowledge Platform designed to help companies solve the challenge of workplace employee knowledge. If you think of the last “workplace training” experience you sat through, it might have looked like one of those poorly produced case studies shot and […]

Farm At Hand to merge with Winnipeg’s FarmLink Marketing Solutions


Saskatoon-based farm management app developer Farm At Hand is merging with Winnipeg’s FarmLink Marketing Solutions, a grain marketing service focused on consulting, analysis and direct selling opportunities to individual farmers, mostly in Western Canada. The Farm At Hand brand and platform will be maintained, allowing it to function as an independent entity. “Today farmers are […]

Imperus Technologies CEO Lanthier explains why social gaming is hot

Imperus Technologies CEO James Lanthier in Toronto November 17, 2015.

Social gaming is one of the most attractive parts of the larger gaming industry, says one industry veteran. Imperus Technologies (TSXV:LAB) CEO James Lanthier presented at the Cantor Fitzgerald Growth Conference in Toronto Tuesday. Lanthier, who pointed out that his is the only public company solely focused on the social casino business, explained what defines […]

Edmonton’s Jobber raises $8 million Series A round for service industry management platform


Edmonton’s Jobber, founded four years ago as a business management software platform, raised an $8 million Series A round of funding, led by OMERS Ventures with an assist from existing investors Version One Ventures and Point Nine Capital. The investment represents OMERS Ventures first investment in an Alberta company. “We are really excited about the […]