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A recent study found that there were approximately 1,000 fintechs (financial technology businesses that provide financial services by making use of software and modern technology) across Canada offering products or services related to crowdfunding, insurance, wealth management, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, capital markets, lending, payments and even core banking. Most of these were start-ups created after 2012 with less than 99 employees. Surprisingly, the estimated value of fintech start-ups in Canada is $30.5 billion. There’s no...

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Technology has infiltrated each part of our lives from the bathroom to the bedroom and everywhere in between. A recent poll found that more than 50% of Canadians spend at least two hours on their phones each day. Like with any aspect of life, bad habits can form if you aren’t vigilant. Here are a few of the bad tech habits we all need to break right now. Slouching in front of the computer Tech...

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Proptech is short for “Property Technology”, which broadly refers to the overlap between real estate and technology. It’s an umbrella term for all the innovations in hardware and software that impact how property is managed, occupied, bought and sold. So, which recent developments in the world of technology have the biggest implications for real estate? Here are a few that we think will be particularly interesting in the years to come. Virtual reality (VR) Once...

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If you were in a relationship with online privacy, your Facebook status would be “It’s complicated”. Corny, maybe, but an accurate assessment nonetheless. Online privacy is a complex issue at best and an absolute mess at worst. So what’s the bottom line— does online privacy exist? Well… no, not really. Privacy in the digital sphere is drastically different from the privacy you enjoy and expect in the real world, and you may not be aware...