Water experts and software developers hack the future of water

Winning application built to protect the St. Lawrence River announced at #AquaHacking Summit. If software is eating the world surely it must also be able to provide a solution to protect and preserve fresh water. That’s the aim of AquaHacking, an initiative that puts “sustainable governance and technological innovation to work for water.” Continue reading Water experts and software developers hack the future of water

Recapping Metabridge 2016: RentMoola takes home ‘Startup of the Year’

RentMoola, a Vanouver based startup that enables tenants and landlords to pay and accept rent payments electronically, won Startup of the Year at Metabridge. Over one-hundred startups applied to participate in the prestigious conference, but only fifteen were selected. Metabriddge is in its eighth year and is supported by accelerator...  Continue reading Recapping Metabridge 2016: RentMoola takes home ‘Startup of the Year’

A grandmother’s advice for startups: you never know until you ask

Today my grandmother turns 95. She's in amazing shape for someone who's nearly a century old. She drives herself around, does her own grocery shopping, and still goes to the beauty parlor every other week to get her hair set. Growing up less than a mile from her and my granddad, we spent a lot of...  Continue reading A grandmother’s advice for startups: you never know until you ask

How IBM Cloud is building a rich ecosystem for developers and startups

Happy New Year! As IBM Cloud charges into 2016, we are ready to build on the strong momentum we achieved within the cloud ecosystem and developer areas in 2015. But before we jump ahead, I want you to take a look what we managed to achieve last year. In 2015, we established a new global ecosystem...  Continue reading How IBM Cloud is building a rich ecosystem for developers and startups