“One out of 88 children age 8 will have an autism spectrum disorder, with males four times more likely than females to have ASD, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Sarah Kupferschmidt and Nancy Defina-Marchese want to help those children. The co-founders of mobile health startup Special Appucations (specialappucations.com or @SpecialAppu) are […]
“Golfscoring.net is not the elixir for all of the golf industry’s current ailments. On its own, the real-time scoring software is not capable of re-populating waiting lists at private clubs or driving daily tee time inventory at semi-private or public facilities beyond capacity levels. Those issues are much bigger than one man and his website. […]
“When Fabian Raso and Mark Scattolon have to wait for a meal, they’re the first to admit that they get ‘hangry.’” According to UrbanDictionary.com, hangry is when you are so hungry that your lack of food causes you to become angry, frustrated or both. The word is an amalgam of hungry and angry, invented to […]
“Peter Basl and Noha Abdelaziz love food, and they love gathering with friends and family around great meals at local restaurants. However, the challenge they often encounter when choosing venues for dinner is sourcing reviews written for specific foods. How could they easily find who makes the best version of what they crave? ‘We discovered […]
“The Innovation Factory is looking for 15 innovators and entrepreneurs to ‘develop a powerful and persuasive elevator pitch’ and present those ideas to their peers and Hamilton’s innovation community.” Read the full piece on Innovation Factory’s upcoming Innovation Night featured in The Hamilton Spectator’s “For the Record” here!
“After Brandon Aubie earned his PhD at McMaster University, he joined the university’s Biointerfaces Institute, which opened in 2013 with $22 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the provincial government and industry partners. ‘We had tons and tons of really cool equipment that we figured everybody would want to use,’ he recalls. ‘But […]
Read about the new mobile quiz feature announced by Weever Apps here!
Tired of waiting in line for a cup of coffee? In a rush to grab lunch? New apps are helping consumers skip the lines by pre-ordering coffee, drinks and meals. Restaurant chains, start-up companies and payment firms are hoping the apps help them capture a bigger portion of the U.S. restaurant industry. “Retailers are […]
“Innovation Factory helps get startups off the ground and aims to take medium-sized businesses to the next level in the process. It might just change the face of Hamilton.” Read the full Hamilton Magazine feature on Innovation Factory here!
“Tired of waiting in line for a cup of coffee? In a rush to grab lunch? New apps are helping consumers skip the lines by pre-ordering coffee, drinks and meals. Hangry, an app for customers in Toronto, works in a similar way, as does Bar Pass, which allows users in London to pre-order drinks and […]