Conference Report: Quandl

On its second day in Toronto, PolyFinances met with Mr. Michael Cornacchia, Marketing Manager and Mrs Pegah Salbi, Director of Market Data at Quandl. During this meeting, alternative data and their impact on finance were discussed. Quandl Quandl is a young Canadian company that was founded in 2011 and began […]

Possible Sale Of Toys”R”Us Canada

With the approval of US courts, Toys”R”Us is preparing to liquidate its inventory in the United States. Despite the likely closure of US stores, Canadian stores continue their normal operations. “Toys” R “Us Canada is run from Canada and operates independently of US operations, while continuing to be a stable […]

The Atlantic Link still possible

On January 25th, Massachusetts Clean Energy announced that the Northern Pass Transmission project, proposed by Hydro-Quebec and Eversource, was the winner of the call for tender for the transportation of green energies to Massachusetts, confirming the defeat of the Atlantic Link project proposed by Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA). However, the […]

A major success for SmartHalo, the Quebec gadget that turns traditional bicycles into intelligent transportation

The Montreal startup CycleLabs has developed the SmartHalo technology that transforms any bike into a smart mode of transportation. This device is attached to the handlebars of the bike and acts as a navigation device by connecting directly to the cellphone of the user. It calculates optimized routes for cyclists and […]