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Wesley Clover company looks to convert shoppers into spenders

A Kanata startup hopes to turn the legions of frustrated shoppers at Bayshore Shopping Centre, who arrive each holiday season without a clue of what gifts to buy their friends and family, into paying customers. Roughly four out of every five shoppers leave a store without making a purchase because they can’t find what they … Continue reading

GaN Systems scores VC funding

An Ottawa tech firm building the next generation of highly energy-efficient semiconductors has landed an undisclosed investment from a pair of venture capital companies. The funding, from Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and Rockport Capital, is the first round of VC funding for GaN Systems Inc., which is in the pre-commercialization phase of developing gallium nitride … Continue reading

Social media firm nets $30,000 grant

A local company plans to use a $30,000 grant to build an online subscription platform for its collaborative business software. Two-year-old OPIN received the funding from Coral CEA and says the money will also be used to integrate its technology with existing social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as provide marketing … Continue reading

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