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…

Introducing the Women Entrepreneur Knowledge Hub at VentureLabs

What the heck is WEKH? Although it may be a bit of a mouthful, the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, otherwise known as WEKH, is a national program designed to understand address the needs of diverse women entrepreneurs across regions and across sectors. It is focused on co-creating knowledge to advance effective practices to support women…

Curatio ensures no patient goes through their health journey alone

We don’t want any patient to experience their health journey alone! We are seeing 75% improved health behaviours. No. Patient. Alone.

Earbuds: The Next Brain-Computer Interface?

A VentureLabs Interview with Kristina Pearkes, CTO and Cofounder at Orbityl Imagine if your brain was able to open an app on your phone?  Or you could turn up the volume on your iPhone with a thought? That’s the realm that Kristina Pearkes, the Chief Technology Officer at Orbityl, and her co-founder Sean Kaiser, are…

Using Pricing Design to Increase Revenue, Profit, and Market Share

A VentureLabs Interview with Karen Chiang, Managing Partner at Ibbaka Karen Chiang is a Managing Partner at Ibbaka, a consulting and technology development company focused on helping businesses bring innovations to market and helping them scale. Karen’s team has extensive experience in market segmentation and pricing for companies ranging from Fortune 50 to pre-revenue startups.…

Netskrt Brings Streaming Media to the Outskirts of the Network

A VentureLabs Interview with Moira Dang, Cofounder and VP of Engineering at Netskrt Planes, trains and automobiles. No, it’s not the 1987 movie featuring Steve Martin and John Candy. It’s part of the market research conducted by the Netskrt team as they determined the best target segment for their patented video content delivery network solution.…