It’s no secret that the Space Cowboys from the Rackspace Startup Program like to eat. Check out our photos on the website! Now on to the main course, Food Genius, a dining-out data company, providing the food industry with actionable, real-time data on emerging trends and app developers with access to the internet’s largest database of restaurants and their dishes. By tracking nearly 15 million restaurant menu items and how consumers interact with them, Food Genius leverages the social web to generate high quality and incredibly granular data for an array of commercial and consumer uses.
The U.S. doesn’t have an exclusive on this whole startup thing and there are few places where that are more evident than Canada. The country might be known for its fixation on hockey and gravy covered French fries, but it’s not all fun and games for our neighbors to the north. Due in part to the ongoing efforts of individuals like Alistair Croll, the heart of Montreal, Canada is fast becoming an epicenter for the country’s burgeoning startup scene.