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TandemLaunch is a unique startup foundry and seed fund based in Montreal. We work with driven entrepreneurs to turn research from the world’s best universities into exceptional technology companies.

THE LAUNCH - Podcast

A Podcast all About Tech Startups! We discuss everything tech & startup related, giving you an inside look at the journey to building disruptive tech startups, how they can solve global problems and answer big challenges to build a better future.

 

 

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How to recruit top talent and negotiate salaries - THE LAUNCH #4

Get paid more. That is the mission of Candor!
If you want to learn the INSIDE SCOOP on recruiting top talent and negotiating salaries then you best be tuning in to hear.

This week's episode of THE LAUNCH features Niya D. co-founder of Candor. Equitable salaries with a focus on diversity groups is her jam.

To add the cherry on this cake, we are co-hosting again with Rebecca Croll from Startupfest.


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International Women's Day Panel Podcast

International Women’s Day is March 8th and we're dedicating episode #2 of our podcast, THE LAUNCH, to pay tribute to this important day. TandemLaunch's Bobbi Bidochka is moderating a panel of 5 trailblazing females in tech. In the spirit of this year's theme "choose to challenge", this episode will focus on empowerment, what it means to be fearless, and harnessing the power to change in order to make a difference.

 


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OPTIUS is building the next-generation photonic AI accelerator chips

September 25, 2020

TandemLaunch Inc, the Montreal-based deep-tech venture studio, announced the funding of OPTIUS to build the next-generation photonic AI accelerator chips.

“As one of the most active AI venture builders, TandemLaunch is always looking for technologies that can offer computing breakthroughs for AI applications. OPTIUS unique framework offers this breakthrough in a practical format for many applications. We are excited to support OPTIUS as they bring their technology to market.” Said Dr. Helge Seetzen, CEO of TandemLaunch.

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Congratulations to Eyitemi Popo and Gursimran Singh Sethi from LATYS

LATYS is leveraging groundbreaking research in the area of reconfigurable metasurfaces to create the world’s first non-reciprocal wireless relay system that breaks the current rules of antenna design. LATYS proprietary technology is built using non-resonant metasurfaces that allow us to build ultra-compact wireless relays that are dynamically reconfigurable and are inherently immune to interference, multipath fading, and noise.

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Sustainability Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Funds Omniply

SDTC Funds Omniply

Omniply’s Clean Technology Aims to Create Sticker Electronics for OLED Displays and Sensors

Montreal, Canada, July 30, 2020: Omniply Technologies the creator of flexible sticker electronics, today proudly announced that it has received funding from Sustainable Technology Development Canada (SDTC). SDTC focuses on helping Canadian Entrepreneurs accelerate the development and deployment of globally competitive clean technology solutions.

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THE LAUNCH: a Podcast by TandemLaunch - interview with Ashok Prabhu Masilamani, CTO and Founder at Stratuscent

Editor’s Note: The Launch a Podcast by TandemLaunch is brought to you by PodBean.

This episode features Ashok Prabhu Masilamani — who is currently a chief technology officer and founder at Stratuscent, which is an electrical & electronic manufacturing start-up based in Montreal. Stratuscent’s breakthrough portable, real-time, and low-cost electronic nose leverages chemical sensing and artificial intelligence (AI) to detect, digitize, and catalog simple and complex everyday scents enhancing brand identification, quality control, yield, and safety.

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C2RO Perceive AI Video Analytics Software Raises the Bar and Sets New Standards for GDPR compliance in Europe

French Supervisory authority concurs that C2RO Perceive™ does not present high residual risks for the privacy rights of individuals as deployments expand across Europe.

Montreal, Canada — June 3, 2020 — C2RO has proudly announced today that the CNIL, an independent French administrative regulatory body whose mission is to ensure that data privacy law is properly applied by technology firms, concurred with C2RO’s Office of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) that the company’s AI video analytics solution Perceive™, does not present a high residual risk for the privacy rights of individuals. This represents a significant step in C2RO’s commitment to ensuring compliance with European regulations including GDPR for protecting personal data while delivering state-of-the-art mission-critical AI software products to businesses and communities across Europe.

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Congratulations to Emanuel Peinke and Mohamed Fouda from Optius

Optius is a recently formed start-up that uses light to solve one of the biggest problems in modern computation: Time and energy consumption of data transfer. We believe that emerging technologies, like autonomous driving, will benefit significantly from our technology. The extremely fast computation would allow true and robust real-time decision making. We foresee applications for Artificial Intelligence, Big data, High-performance computing, Autonomous driving, and High-frequency trading.

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