When Iran test fired a new ballistic missile on Sunday, an act it confirmed this morning, it was aware it was taking a calculated risk and, more importantly, was testing America's response and resolve to preserve Obama's nuclear deal.
You know that India is in the midst of a startup boom when a motley bunch of foreign entrepreneurs (and non-resident Indians) band together to form an Expat Entrepreneurs Circle (EEC) for, amongst other reasons, to lean on each other in their quest to get a business going in an alien country. EEC was born some three years back in — where else — Bengaluru to provide a platform for exchanging business ideas, access to information and resources, networking opportunities and training from those who've met with reasonable success in India's startup ecosystem.
TORONTO: Indian-origin tech leaders in Canada say the controversial visa and travel restrictions imposed by US President Donald Trump will be a boon for tech recruitment and investment in Canada. "This provides a great opportunity for the best talent from India to come, live and work in Canada," said Shafin Diamond Tejani, the CEO of Fantasy 360, a Vancouver-based global leader in creating immersive experiences and games using Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR).
U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order barring entry to the United States for travellers from seven countries including Iran has thrown the plans of a Vancouver-based fintech into limbo.
Iranian-born Hamed Arbabioon, who has lived in Canada since 2005 but who still travels on the passport of his birth country, isn’t sure he can proceed with the planned March rollout in the United States of his new online money transfer startup, VoPay.
In April, the Branham Group released its annual list of the top Canadian technology companies by location. For a second consecutive year, the nation’s capital is home to more technology companies than Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary and almost five times more than tech darling Waterloo.