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Karen Schulman Dupuis

The UX Springboard Program and Hypejar | Usability Matters™ - putting users a... - 0 views

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    "MaRS was extremely important in helping us nurture our network base. Further, we have had access to awesome mentors and professional advisors that have been invaluable to the progress of Hypejar."
Melissa Hughes

Why Canada's tech entrepreneurs prefer American backers - Financial Post - July 21, 2013 - 0 views

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    "Carol Leaman recently raised $3.3-million for her Waterloo-based startup, Axonify. The funding round involved two U.S. investors: Harmony Partners, a venture capital firm, and education giant Kaplan.

    Ms. Leaman, who sold another company, PostRank, to Google in 2011, had the choice of adding a Canadian investor to the round, but declined.

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Melissa Hughes

Local education startup Crowdmark aims to change how teachers grade - YongeStreet - Jun... - 0 views

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    It is the bane of every teacher's existence: grading. Though essential, it's also repetitive and time-consuming. It is also increasingly prone to concerns about inequity: from grade inflation to inconsistent standards across different classrooms, sometimes parents, students, and even teachers themselves have a hard time deciding just what the grades they have assigned actually mean.
Melissa Hughes

Get to know a Toronto startup: Stylekick - blogTO - June 13, 2013 - 0 views

  • What are the chances that the pair of jeans you just bought online will fit like your favourite worn in pair? Not good. In fact, 40 per cent of apparel purchased online is returned, and 75 per cent of those returns are because of a poor fit, according to Stylekick. The new Toronto-based search and comparison engine uses your wardrobe as a guide to help you buy the right size online.

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    What are the chances that the pair of jeans you just bought online will fit like your favourite worn in pair? Not good. In fact, 40 per cent of apparel purchased online is returned, and 75 per cent of those returns are because of a poor fit, according to Stylekick. The new Toronto-based search and comparison engine uses your wardrobe as a guide to help you buy the right size online.
Melissa Hughes

This Is What 'Instagram for Doctors' Looks Like - The Atlantic - June 12, 2013 - 0 views

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    "Dr. Joshua Landy is envisioning a new way for doctors to learn from one another. A Toronto-based intensive care physician by trade, Landy is the co-founder of Figure 1, a "crowdsourced photo sharing app for health care professionals." Launched just two weeks ago, the iPhone app is already populated with images both clinically significant and arguably beautiful -- without even the benefit of a filter."
Melissa Hughes

Figure1 app not for the faint of heart as doctors upload gruesome images | Canada | New... - 0 views

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    "Figure1 is a new photo-sharing network specifically for health professionals: cute cats, vacation scenes and other mainstays of social media are nowhere to be found."
Melissa Hughes

Wave partners With Box, MailChimp, General Assembly and more to launch one-stop shoppin... - 0 views

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    "A new convergence of startups and Internet companies has come together to provide other early-stage companies with the tools required to get up and running quickly, and most importantly, cheaply. It's sort of like a Humble Indie Bundle, except instead of gaming, GetStartupTools.com offers software from Wave, Box, MailChimp, Zendesk, Uberflip and General Assembly that most brand new internet companies would need or at least appreciate."
Melissa Hughes

6 startups launch as part of JOLT Demo Fest - IT Business - June 4, 2013 - 0 views

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    From wearable technology products to reimagining advertising flyers, tech-driven entrepreneurs gave their best pitch last night  at the Jolt Demo Fest in Toronto as the accelerator showcased its most recent cohort of early stage startups.
Karen Schulman Dupuis

Jolt Demo Fest Showcases Six Startups: Hypejar, Stylekick, Flee, PUSH, Singspie, and Fl... - 0 views

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    Jolt Demo Fest Showcases Six Startups: Hypejar, Stylekick, Flee, PUSH, Singspiel, and FlyerFlo
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