View article Bridgit has raised $6.2 million CAD in a Series A round initiated by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Capital Women in Technology Venture Fund by promoting their project management platform for construction businesses. “Investors were excited about how complimentary that [product] was to our existing offering and just the customer interest
View article “Hearing people’s pain points, getting them to prioritize for us what they want first – that’s how we narrowed what we ended up building for our first product,” Ms. Lake says. “We continued that for six months before ever actually writing any code. … That’s just led to us being able to find
View article Women in Canadian tech jobs that have at least a Bachelor’s degree are earning about $20K less annually than their male counterparts. As women, we have to do our part to foster Canadian tech talent. Bridgit is founded by two females and operates in a predominantly male industry – the construction industry. The
View article “In 2019, we’ll see an increase in innovation in Waterloo region and across the country. As more tech giants open offices in our region, we predict that more entrepreneurs than ever will tap into their own creativity and ingenuity; they’ll be inspired to invent, test, and bring products to market that will disrupt
View article “If you’re a young founder who’s starting a company today or are going into 2019 with big goals, [our] advice is don’t leave for tomorrow what can be done today. This has been so important to our success at Bridgit, that it’s made its way into our core values. Things move so quickly
View article “There are really two reasons why Lauren and I made the decision to start our company here,” says Mallorie Brodie, CEO and co-founder of Bridgit, which helps streamline communication and administrative processes for construction companies. “The first is the engineering talent. The second thing is it’s extremely helpful to be able to collaborate
View article Working in the real world brings real challenges. Whether it’s construction, contracting, real estate—you name it—keeping track of people, assets and vehicles is enough to drive management up the wall. Luckily, Canadian startups are offering concrete digital solutions that help fortify the foundation of any good business.