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For teaBOT there’s no better home base than Toronto: international tea drinkers, long winters and an inherent sociability. But that hasn’t kept the Toronto-based startup from expanding its robot army beyond the ecosystem here to cities like Palo Alto and Chicago.
In high school, Paul Pires drove a forklift truck part-time. By age 19, he was training co-workers on a variety of lift trucks. And now, at 40, he’s launched OHSpros, a company that specializes in province-specific online forklift training and health and safety documentation software.
These days, everyone is asking questions about the implications of machine learning tech on our society. With our high concentration of machine learning talent in cities like Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal, Canada seems to be a growing part of the plan for global tech companies eager to dominate the space.
Dx3 Canada is partnering with real estate developer and investor Oxford Properties Group; retail futurist Doug Stephens, known for is work at Retail Prophet; and the Retail Council of Canada (RCC) to launch the Canadian Retail Innovation Challenge.
Samples are a great way for brands to interest consumers in buying their products, but determining the ROI is difficult when samples are handed out randomly. Marie Chevrier recognized this inefficiency while working in marketing and founded Sampler in 2013 to create a technological solution.