Descartes Systems Group gets price target raise at Cantor Fitzgerald

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A “strong” quarter has Cantor Fitzgerald Canada analyst Justin Kew feeling a little more bullish about Waterloo’s Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG, Nasdaq:DSGX). Yesterday, Descartes reported its Q3, 2015 results. The company earned (U.S.) $4.15-million on revenue of $43.1-million, up 11% from the $38.8-million topline the company posted in last year’s third quarter. “We’re pleased that […]

Can bitHound Replicate TinyHippos Success Story?

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Kitchener-based software analytics platform bitHound recently closed a $2 million fundraising round led by Michael Wekerle, with an assist from BDC Capital and other unspecified investors. Wekerle was effusive about the company’s prospects. “bitHound is redefining the way developers and management work together, creating a tool that will foster conversation among developer teams,” he said. […]

Vidyard partners with Act-On to target billion dollar marketing automation spend

Vidyard's Michael Litt (foreground).

Waterloo’s Vidyard today announced it has launched an integration with marketing automation firm Act-On’s platform. Act-On, which aims to solve the tangle of leads a company might generate from modern outreach tools such as social media, says the mix of offerings will allow customers to gather video viewing and engagement data such as how long […]

Sandvine rises after booking $8-million in new orders

Sandvine today announced that its board has approved an open market stock buyback program for the purchase of up to approximately 12.5 million common shares over a one-year period. The number is nearly 10% of the 138,551,030 shares it had issued and outstanding yesterday.

Shares of Sandvine (TSX:SVC) are up today after yesterday announcing it had received $8-million in orders from three different “Tier 1″ operators. The company said the orders for its policy-traffic-switch platform and software licenses associated with it came from operators in the the Middle East and Africa Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and North America. A full […]

“I Love My BlackBerry,” Proclaims Kim Kardashian at Re/code’s Code/Mobile Conference

“I love my BlackBerry. I don’t understand the reaction I get when I say that.”

Kim Kardashian revealed her love for BlackBerry on Monday, at the Code/Mobile conference in Half Moon Bay, California, going so far as to describe the phone as “my heart and soul” in an on-stage interview with Re/code’s Kara Swisher. “I love my BlackBerry. I don’t understand the reaction I get when I say that,” Kardashian […]

Tech IPOs in Canada? Really? Wildeboer Dellelce’s Rob Fonn talks funding options

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It’s a curious time in the Canadian tech funding landscape. Most everyone involved in the Canadian technology scene would agree that the pool of privately listed companies is at least as strong as those that are already public. Many think of stalwarts Hootsuite, Shopify and Desire2Learn as falling into this category. But there is another […]

What will Sandvine CTO Don Bowman tell the FCC Friday?

Sandvine CTO Don Bowman holds several US patents relevant to the discussions, including one entitled Systems and Methods for Traffic Management.

Sandvine (TSXV:SVC) Chief Technology Officer Don Bowman has been invited to an FCC roundtable on an Open Internet. Bowman is one of seven industry experts who will attend the meeting in Washington D.C this Friday. Sandvine has been active in the debate over an open internet which heated up earlier this year following contentious comments […]