Mero Technologies, a former YSpace and current ventureLAB-supported company in Markham, York Region has completed a $2.5M USD seed round, led by Fresco Capital and IX Labs.
“Partnering with industry-leading food distribution and professional sales companies such as TOL and CDL provides us with an opportunity to rapidly broaden our market share and in-turn position Zoglo’s as the preferred choice for plant-based foods within Canada,.
My favorite part of the job is getting to learn so much about local tech and businesses. Before this role I didn’t have much of a background in anything tech-related, it’s been great to learn a ton about it.
Existing and future Epcon franchisees can use BuildTopia to help streamline their homebuilding companies. With implementation and setup support from Constellation, all participating Epcon franchisees will have BuildTopia at their fingertips to adopt, making it easier for them to navigate their intricate vendor relationships and purchasing schedule, using BuildTopia’s easy scheduling, estimating, and purchasing metrics.
After meeting at McGill University studying Dietetics and Nutrition, the two of us realized we had more than just our passion for health and coming from our hometown of Markham, Ontario in common.
The acquisition of Global has the potential to drive significant growth and scale for Kontrol over the long term. With a consolidated revenue order book of $155 million, we are well poised for our next stage of growth.
In the first month of Facedrive’s collaborative efforts with the Government of Canada, Facedrive will distribute rapid tests through its extensive partner network. The tests are being provided free of charge by the Government of Canada on a nonexclusive basis.
Spreading the love is simple: purchase a good or service from a local small business, share your images on your social media channels using the hashtag #ShopLocalYR, and tag both the business and your municipality.
The creation of the joint venture unifies Magna’s strength in electric powertrain systems and world-class automotive manufacturing with LG’s expertise in component development for e-motors and inverters.
Two York Region headquartered companies – Magna International in Aurora and Maple Advanced Robotics in Richmond Hill together receive boost from NGen Investment.
Under this strategic partnership with Medirex, Mi²’s expertise and insights on identifying and developing new disruptive technologies to enhance healthcare will allow Medirex to design and build revolutionary healthcare solutions to improve the patient experience.
A new business accelerator in Newmarket recently graduated its first cohort. Read more about this group of companies and how the new accelerator is looking to support businesses in Northern York Region and beyond.
The platform is being developed in partnership with Lululemon, Wysdom.AI, Microsoft, Mitacs, and Queen’s University. Wellbeing.ai aims to leverage artificial intelligence-powered virtual agents or chatbots.
“Ontario manufacturers have a central role to play in our self-sufficiency as a province, not only as we continue to fight COVID-19, but over the years that follow,” said Ross Romano, Minister of Government and Consumer Services.
Magna is buying auto safety technology company Veoneer for US$3.8-billion in a drive to become a global leader in smart cars.
“Adding the Biocloud technology into our training centre will add another critical layer of safety and confidence to our existing Covid protocols,” said Tricia McBride, Rowing Canada Aviron Lead Physiotherapist. “This technology will help our medical staff ensure our athletes are training in the safest environment possible and allow our athletes to focus on their training without worrying about the air they are breathing.”
Enthusiasts know Multimatic as a key partner in the 21st-century Ford GT and GT Mk II or from Aston Martin’s Valkyrie hypercar, but OEMs know the Ontario-based company as a Tier 1 supplier for components that range from door checks to tailgates.
“Public transit is at the heart of a clean, inclusive recovery. As a part of the largest investment in public transit in the GTA’s history, the Government of Canada is investing up to $2.24 billion in the Yonge North Subway extension, helping to kickstart our economy and create thousands of jobs,” said Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.
Mobility Management has awarded Cheelcare Product of the Year for our Companion Power Assist System.
TraceSCAN is especially suited for environments where individuals may not be able to carry or have access to mobile devices. The TraceSCAN technology is powered through Microsoft Azure
Major tech announcements coming from York Region-based companies this spring are no surprise as tech companies here continue to thrive in Canada’s second largest tech hub!
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced the creation of 80 highly skilled jobs in Ontario to support the deployment of BWRX-300 small modular reactors.
York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more. Check out the July edition now!
Six members of the badminton team live or train in Markham. The team prepares for the Games in the Markham Pan Am Centre until July 10.
“Art and culture are synonymous with great communities. They contribute emotionally to an area’s identity, bonding people to spaces and to each other,” says Mitchell Goldhar, Executive Chairman, SmartCentres. “ArtWalk murals, free movies and food trucks are all accessible, immersive and engaging outdoor events.
Kinglory brings a major technological overhaul to the existing blockchains in the data, network, consensus, incentive, and application layers. Kinglory utilizes state-of-the-art technological innovations to eliminate performance, security, accessibility, scalability, and energy consumption issues present in networks such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Four restaurants in Schomberg (King Township) will have pop-up patios this summer thanks to a program launched by the Township of King.
For the second year in a row, Magna received six Supplier of the Year awards from General Motors, the most ever for a supplier in a single year according to the automaker.
Based in Aurora, Mona’s Hair Salon specializes in hair services such as cutting, styling, colouring and even threading. Watch and learn how the York Small Business Enterprise Centre, part of York Region Economic Development, helped her grow her business.
TraceSCAN will provide TO Live with a complete record of all interactions among traced interactions and identify those at high risk.