Coworking connects entrepreneurs through shared office spaces

When Christopher Charlesworth’s crowdfunding business HiveWire started ramping up, he realized it no longer made sense to run the business out of his condo. So two years ago, he rented four desks in the Centre for Social Innovation’s Spadina Ave. coworking space, one of more than 20 such facilities in the Greater Toronto Area. Located between Dundas St. W. and Queen St. W., CSI Spadina has temporary and permanent workspaces in two renovated floors of an old building with plenty … [Read more...]

Cisco boosts Toronto’s tech credibility with $100-million innovation hub – The Globe and Mail

In the global race to attract high-tech business, Toronto appears to be pulling ahead. Cisco Systems Inc. said Wednesday that it has chosen Canada’s largest city as one of its four new global innovation hubs, a $100-million investment. The move, which follows a December announcement by the Ontario government that it will give financial support to help the company expand, adds to a sense of momentum around the province’s tech … [Read more...]