SFU VentureLabs company, Medimap raises $3.5 million seed round

Vancouver-based venture Medimap makes it easy for patients to compare wait times at their local clinics. Medimap has been scaling quickly since Blake Adam started the company in 2015. Currently, more than 70% of walk-in clinics across Canada use Medimap’s software. In August 2021, Medimap closed $3.5 million in seed financing led by Tiny Capital…

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Gender bias problem on Wikipedia: CBC Radio ft. Virginia Balcom

As the world’s largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia is a popular resource for many online users. Often overlooked is Wikipedia’s lack of coverage on successful women due to gender bias. According to a new study by American sociologist Francesca Tripodi, volunteer editors nominate women’s pages for deletion at a higher rate than men’s pages. While women…

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