Tag archive for Canada

FounderFuel: Essential Help For Startups

FounderFuel is an intensive 12-week mentor-driven startup accelerator that will help the startup increase traction, secure partnerships, and get to revenue faster, all in effort to help entrepreneurs raise follow-on funding. The company is focused on startups in the web, mobile, saas and gaming spaces. FounderFuel provides seed funding and access to a network of investors (VCs and Angels), experienced entrepreneurs and top executives, all to help you accelerate the success of your business. The company provides everything that entrepreneurs need to get to the next level.

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Piper: Smart, Elegant, Security

This compact device equipped with sensors. It can work together with Android or iOS tablets and smartphones, as well as synchronize with other computers, to provide you with complete security.

According to the authors, modern security systems are far from perfect. False alarms, long contracts , expensive components, complexity and most importantly, you still will not have the opportunity to see what is going on in your home. With Piper, everything will be different. By purchasing this compact but powerful device, you will get all the information about your home without any additional efforts. The company also produces versions for small flats.

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Kickstarter: Australia and New Zealand

No sooner had Kickstarter launched in Canada and finished the workshop events in Sydney and Melbourne than it announced of opening up for Australia and New Zealand. The exact date has not been set yet and the authors has confined themselves with promising “in the very near future”.

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Kickstarter is available now for Canada citizens

Kickstarter, probably the most popular crowdfunding platform has been available only for USA-residents till last spring. Young entrepreneurs from other countries had to find loopholes or just choose alternative platforms to launch their projects. However, last year it expanded for UK, and, according to the…

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Spiri: Autonomous Flying Robot

Spiri is an autonomous, fully programmable, airborne device. Built for programmability and designed to run apps, Spiri is entirely adaptable: it can be whatever you want it to be. It is thrilling, dynamic, evolving, engaging and safe. Anyone can use Spiri and lack of remote control flight experience is not a problem. Flying on its own and well equipped with sensors, Spiri interacts with and brings humans closer to the world that surrounds them. Spiri looks elegant and laconic. Besides it is durable: drop it, crash it, take risks — Spiri is built for use. This Linux device has sensors, cameras, wifi, cloud support, development tools and more.

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Nimule – A Feature Length Documentary Film

The documentary will focus on four people whose lives intersected in Nimule and were forever altered by the events in late 2005 and early 2006. The film will explore how these humans joined together in order to build homes. It will also reveal how the leadership of the building project slowly fell apart due to internal and external problems. The documentary was making to discover what happened in the aftermath of these conflicts.

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MakerPlane v1.0: Open Source Aircraft

This aircraft is being designed specifically for building on a computer-controlled router (CNC) either at home or at a local makerspace. The company will use 3D printers for non-structural components, such as throttle knobs, handles and so on as well as for tools and jigs to assist with the build process. The main building material for the first design is composite. It also is a very easy material for CNC machines to cut and fibreglass and epoxy construction is a really easy skill to learn.

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Function Flashlight: Bright Flashlight for Bright People

The FUNCTION is a versatile flashlight that can output up to 1600 lumens. This light can be used for biking, hiking, camping and so on. It has aluminum unibody, small size and weight and strobe mode. Moreover, It is absolutely water resistant. The FUNCTION was created for those who look for powerful flashlight, which is suitable for all kinds of activity.

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Wimotos: Tiny Wireless Helpers For Your Life

Wimotos are series of compact, wireless sensors for your iPhone, iPad, Android, Linux or Raspberry Pi device, that measure environmentals such as: temperature, humidity, light, soil moisture, soil temperature, object temperature, human presence and movement.

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From the Waste Up: Life Without Plastic

As it is widely known, plastic can cause irreparable damage to our planet. In most of the cases, we use it for a short period of time, but the effect lasts forever in our environment. As for recycling, it is only a well-promoted myth. Nowadays, an average person knows very little about this material. Furthermore, most people have no idea what it would take, to live life without plastic, and why it would be worth it to try.

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