When it comes to Canadian tech IPOs, post-Shopify, there’s a group of companies that are oft-thought as next in line: HootSuite, Desire2Learn, Shoes.com, BuildDirect and Vision Critical amongst them. Why 4 of those 5 are from Vancouver is worth a … Read More.
Here at the DEEP Centre blog we’ve frequently bemoaned Canada’s poor performance on research and development spending (R&D). Canada’s gross spending on R&D currently hovers around 1.6% of GDP, putting us well behind our peers in many other OECD countries. … Read More.