June 8, 2016

Mall landlords turn to tech to evolve and survive

In an era of declining traffic and fickle shoppers, mall owners are finally turning to technology to appeal to retailers and their customers.

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April 1, 2016

Digitizing the Indoors: Q&A With Hongwei Liu of Mappedin

Hongwei Liu is CEO and co-founder of Mappedin, an interactive navigation platform that maps the indoors to help people find their way.

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February 7, 2016

Meet the University of Waterloo dropouts living the digital dream

Hongwei Liu is standing in his office wearing head-to-toe black: crisp poplin shirt, jeans, suede sneakers. The co-founder and CEO of MappedIn, a...

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November 9, 2015

Mappedin Promises to Help Disrupted Retail on #TheDisruptors

While most people think of brick-and-mortar stores as traditional industries being disrupted by startups, for Hongwei Liu, catering to...

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July 17, 2015

Startup city: The high-tech fever reshaping Kitchener-Waterloo

Burgeoning tech companies are on the rise in Canada, attracting funding and IPO buzz in hubs across the country. Our occasional series explores how...

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April 14, 2015

How Mappedin is expanding across the world and into the U.S.

Five years in, Mappedin is embarking on its next phase of growth by expanding into global markets. The Kitchener, Ont.-based spatial data management...

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March 2, 2015

Kitchener wayfinding startup Mappedin snags big-name clients

Mr. Liu’s company, MappedIin, started out by offering property owners a way to map out their interior space and create digital wayfinding maps, the...

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February 12, 2015

Mappedin secures up to $600,000 from feddev to offer its indoor map technology in multiple languages

Waterloo-based Mappedin, the makers of an interactive indoor navigation system that offers mobile app or touchscreen kiosk for shoppers, has...

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December 22, 2013

A Snowier Silicon Valley in BlackBerry’s Backyard

Technology companies large and small are coming here, about 70 miles southwest of Toronto, to recruit BlackBerry’s talent — and several of the...

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November 24, 2013

MappedIn Gives You Turn-by-Turn Directions for Indoor Spaces

Google Maps can help you get virtually anywhere, but after arriving at a desired location, you're on your own. Indeed, students who've gotten lost on...

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