Tech Blog

2019 Bears’ Lair Entrepreneur Competition Launches
Entrepreneurs that are hungry to win can enter the Bears’ Lair Entrepreneurial Competition, an annual event for established entrepreneurs throughout Peterborough and the Kawarthas to face a panel of...
Innovation Cluster and Trent University Celebrate New Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation Centre With Open House and Event Announcement
The Innovation Cluster and Trent University held an open house for the recently launched Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Centre (ESIC), a meeting hub within Trent’s Bata Library that will fos...
Innovation Cluster Creates 15 Million Dollar Regional Economic Impact in 2018
The Innovation Cluster – Peterborough and the Kawarthas surpassed all targets for 2018, creating a tremendous impact for the economy through the success of local technology startups. Throughout ...
Innovation Partner Highlight: LLF Lawyers
We are excited to highlight the Innovation Cluster’s member – a Knowledge Partner to The Cube: our business incubator for technology start-ups and early-stage companies: LLF Lawyers, LLP. LLF Lawy...
Peterborough Tech Startup Ribitt Raises $600,000 in Seed Financing to Launch Rewards Program For Local Shops in New Neighbourhoods.
Ribitt, a local tech startup focused on rewarding consumers for purchases at local shops in their neighbourhood including Peterborough, announced it has raised $600,000 in seed round funding led by an...
Peterborough’s Bloom Digital Media Releases Inclusive Video Game on Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe
Independent game company Bloom Digital Media is bringing their flagship title LongStory, an LGBTQ+ inclusive game, to the Nintendo Switch in North America and Europe on December 6. LongStory was first...
Cavan’s Monaghan Lumber Specialties Becomes One of the First Building Material Suppliers in Canada to Embrace Augmented Reality Releasing New Mobile App With Local Startup Kavtek
Kavtek, a local Peterborough startup specializing in augmented reality home design and renovation, has released an innovative new mobile app for Monaghan Lumber located in Cavan to provide an amazing ...
Entrepreneur Wins Cubs’ Lair With Innovative Solution to Advance Archaeological Site Data Through Virtual Reality
After five innovative pitches were made during the annual Cubs’ Lair competition hosted by FastStart Peterborough, the Innovation Cluster and the Trent Youth Entrepreneurship Society, Jeremy Brooks ...
Hall of Fame Quarterback Doug Flutie Becomes Brand Ambassador for Local Company Canuck Play’s Maximum Football Title
Canuck Play, the local video game company that has gained international coverage for its one-of-a-kind football games announce Doug Flutie as an ambassador for the Maximum Football franchise. Doug Flu...
Trent University’s Newly Launched Bata Library Gains Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation Centre to Support Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Trent University’s Bata Library had a grand opening on Friday, Nov. 16 to celebrate the renovated space. Community members, donors, and partners including the Innovation Cluster were present to cele...