Firm's semiconductors made of a compound called gallium nitride are quickly becoming the go-to hardware to help power everything from electric cars to industrial motors.
While the amount of venture capital flowing into Canadian cities continued its brisk pace in the first quarter, Ottawa failed to crack the top 10 centres for VC raises.
If Ottawa's new generation of startups stick to their knitting, the city could soon have the most stable and diversified technology sector it has ever known.
Techopia takes a look at a month to remember for the city's venture capital scene.
Full speed ahead: GaN Systems snags US$150M to fuel expansion of super-fast semiconductor technology
Kanata firm is one of just a handful of companies in the world that manufacture semiconductors made of gallium nitride rather than the traditional silicon.
Growing up in Newfoundland, Anne Robinson had a passion for music – but the practical side of her brain convinced her that numbers, not notes, would be a more likely route to prosperity.
An Ottawa clean-tech company is among those being recognized in San Francisco this week for its potential to make a significant market impact in the next decade.
A Kanata firm that makes transistors that help electric and autonomous vehicles run more efficiently has landed millions in funding from one of the world’s leading automakers.
Investors poured more than $85.5 million into Ottawa-area tech companies in the first six months of the year, led by a $43.73-million funding round raised by semiconductor firm
GaN Systems believes it’s on the verge of becoming a clean-tech industry powerhouse, and Larry Spaziani can barely contain his own energy when talking about it.