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Toronto's Wattpad launches app for steamy romances

Posted by Sima Sahar Zerehi / February 26, 2015

wattpad after darkToronto's Wattpad launched After Dark today, an app that lets you read all kinds of smutty romances. Regardless of what gets you hot and heavy, from Fanfiction to LGBTQ themed tales, this app promises to have a story that will turn you on.

After Dark, gets rid of the search, by giving you a handy choice of channels that curate your reading list. You can pick from themes such as Dangerous bad Boys, Paranormal Romance, or Panty Droppers to name a few.

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Toronto to get its first e-sports bar

Posted by Derek Flack / February 23, 2015

e sports bar torontoIn addition to a surge in sports bar openings of late, Toronto is about to get its first e-sports bar, at least that's what three entrepreneurs from the University of Waterloo hope to brag about in the coming months. Got Game e-Sports Bar and Lounge has targeted a June opening date in the Ossignton area, where it plans to serve as a nightlife hub for Toronto's gaming community.

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These Toronto apps let you pre-order from restaurants

Posted by Sima Sahar Zerehi / February 21, 2015

grabb appGrabb and Hangry are two Toronto apps that let you pre-order and pay from restaurants. The apps are designed with the busy and urban dweller in mind, the kind of person that wants to grab their food quickly without wasting any time in lines or for the kitchen to prepare their order.

Let's take a closer look.

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Inside FreshBooks' massive new Toronto office space

Posted by Huda Idrees / February 20, 2015

freshbooksWhen you've started and grown a business from a basement, one that raised $30M in funding last year, converting a damp old warehouse located in an up-and-coming Toronto neighborhood into a sprawling, energetic office space for nearly 200 employees doesn't seem too far-fetched an idea.

Levi Cooperman, co-founder and VP operations, and Casey McKinnon, the head of product at FreshBooks, are gracious, humble, and full of stories about how it all started and how much the team has grown as they take me on a tour of their new office space that stands at a whopping 43,000 sq. ft.

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Toronto startup wants to improve smartphone etiquette

Posted by Derek Flack / February 17, 2015

flipd appIf you've ever been admonished for spending an entire dinner checking your phone, you might be the type of person that could benefit from a new time-out app developed by a Toronto startup. The straightforward app allows heavy phone users to make their phone inaccessible for a period of time they decided upon.

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Toronto startup promises groceries delivered in 3 hours

Posted by Sima Sahar Zerehi / February 15, 2015

urberyA new Toronto startup wants to deliver your groceries. Urbery has rolled out a pilot program and says they can have groceries at your door in less than three hours.

This is part of a growing trend of grocery delivery services like Grocery Gateway, connected to Longos and Instacart which currently operates in the US and delivers groceries in less than an hour.

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