Amazon’s Second Headquarters in Toronto & Detroit?


Amazon announced their plan to build a second headquarters within North America. “Amazon HQ2 will be a complete headquarters for Amazon – not a satellite office,” the company said in a recent news release. Due to the growing technology markets in Toronto and Detroit (insert crosslinks to both blog posts), Amazon should consider these cities […]

How Toronto’s startup scene is blowing up

Toronto city sign scaled 1

When asked where people think when it comes to tech startups, one of the places that come to mind and named most often is Silicon Valley. A rich hub and leading startup ecosystem, Silicon Valley accounts for one third of venture capital investment in the United States. The United States has been a hub in the […]

WordPress for startups: what you need to know to make the most of it

Process of building a WordPress site

More and more startups look towards WordPress to get their website off the ground, and for good reason! WordPress is Open Source, so you’re not locked into one vendor forever; it integrates well with search and social marketing; it’s easy to manage; and the themes are either free or cost very little! It’s many a […]

Startup contest Innovate!2010 coming back to Tel Aviv

About a year ago we reported that Innovate!Europe was holding a workshop and networking event in Israel, through which one startup would be selected to participate in Guidewire STUDIO, an in-residence business accelerator in Silicon Valley. Well, Innovate!Europe is coming back to Israel, but this time as the Innovate!2010 global competition. The goal of the […]

Innovate!Europe is looking for Europe & Israel’s top startup…

This is an amazing opportunity for Israeli startups. Innovate!Europe will be holding a free workshop and networking event in Israel, and one startup will be selected to participate in  Guidewire STUDIO, an in-residence business accelerator in the heart of Silicon Valley valued at over $30,000. But the deadline is March 25, so better hurry! Please pass […]

New group “F5-Refreshing” for Israeli hi-tech and web women

A new group has been formed for Israeli women in the hi-tech and web industries. The group, F5 Refreshing (get it? F5 is the button your press to refresh your browser) is sponsored by Sun Microsystems’ Sun Startup Essentials department, and is organized by Liat Vardi. The first event will take place on June 26 […]