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The SmartHalo is part GPS, part fitness tracker, part alarm system for bikes

- September 2, 2015 2 MIN READ

The concept of a smart bike has been around for a few years, with smart tools ranging from a pedal that works as a basic fitness tracker to monitor distance travelled through to expensive e-bikes fitted with control screens and USB ports to help cyclists charge their phones as they ride. A Canadian startup has come up with a tool that sits somewhere in between: the SmartHalo.

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This startup lets you to validate your idea in 35 seconds

- October 22, 2014 3 MIN READ

All startups have meagre beginnings, despite the lofty histories they relay to the public. On GoPitch, the next big thing could start with a 35-second audio pitch. At the same time, it’s a forum that could stop a bad idea in its tracks before an entrepreneur burns a hole in their hip pocket.

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Will startup StarPower become the socially-conscious Hootsuite for A-list celebrities?

- August 28, 2014 5 MIN READ

A BlueChilli startup StarPower – founded by Sydney-based Matt Heisie, Canada-based Terri Hitchcock and Hollywood-based Monica Matulich – decided to take things one step further, creating a social media platform that allows celebs to have meaningful conversations with their fans based on how interactive their fans are. With an interesting monetisation model and social charity engagement, the startup is set out to further disrupt how celebrities communicate with their fan base.

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Canada to issue Startup Visa’s

- February 5, 2013 2 MIN READ

In a move that was designed to shake up the Canadian immigration system, Canada from April 1st 2013 will be granting startup VISA’s to encourage entrepreneurs to come and build companies from there. Here is what startupvisa.ca are saying about it: