Startup raising funds to plant trees using drone technology

A Toronto startup is raising capital on Kickstarter to plant trees using drone technology. The project has already raised over $100,000 with almost 1700 backers. According to their startup page, the company Flash Forest is a reforestation company that modifies drones to fire rapidly germinating tree seeds into the soil. Besides fighting deforestation, they aim […]

Shopify announces US $5 Million sustainability fund

This week, the CEO of the popular online commerce platform Shopify (TSE: SHOP) announced the creation of a US$5 million annual fund to invest in breakthrough sustainability technologies. In a passionate letter to the public, Tobi Lütke wrote: “I want Shopify to be a company that sees the next century.” The funds are earmarked for […]