Articles By Christine Wong

Who’s doing due diligence on the Dragons?

by Christine Wong  Tech startups are constantly reminded that even when it looks like a financing or acquisition deal is done, it ain’t over til the due diligence is done. But who’s performing

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

‘Moneyball’ for startups new way to analyze entrepreneur influence

A Toronto company is using Moneyball-like metrics to rank the most valuable - and undervalued - players in the startup world.Cdling(pronounced ‘seedling’) Capital Services Inc. has developed ananalytics platform that measures the reputational

Published on: March 9th, 2012 Christine Wong

Bridging the gap between Ottawa’s two tech solitudes

In case you missed it, two solitudes have emerged in Ottawa over the past decade that have nothing to do with French and English. A cultural split has developed in Ottawa's technology sector,

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup Canada campaign offers opportunity to build ‘startup culture’

by Christine Wong Startup Canada officially got off the ground today when a beta version of its Web site went live. The new charitable foundation is hoping to build a national strategy to

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Bodog case could affect all Canadian sites using U.S. domains

The shutdown of a Canadian billionaire's online gambling Web site shows the U.S. government is willing to assert its legal authority over Internet properties outside American boundaries – even those based in Canada,

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup Canada launches a national approach to entrepreneurship

A new organization launching this week wants to become a national clearing house of services and support for Canada's quickly expanding startup ecosystem.Set to debut on March 1, Startup Canada is a charitable

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

CA Technologies taps into hybrid cloud market

CA Technologies is the latest cloud vendor to hitch a ride on the hybrid model with a new product that gives small and medium sized businesses ( SMBs) a mix of on-premise and

Published on: February 24th, 2012 Christine Wong

Location-based marketing poised for mass adoption

Don't panic if you see more people waving their smartphones at billboards and TV screens these days. They're not crazy – but they are part of a location-based marketing (LBM) craze that's on

Published on: February 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

How location-based ads make you a moving target for marketing

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Published on: February 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

PC Museum showcases best of hi-tech history

Some of us might have an old computer or two sitting in a dustry storage room somewhere, but almost no one can claim to have more than 20,000 artifacts of computer history in

Published on: February 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canada lags behind U.S. in supporting small businesses

by Christine Wong We Canadians tend to get our backs up when people assume we’re exactly the same as Americans, but with different accents, eh? For proof of just how different we are,

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Three new startups get on board Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone

And then were three more. Three new startups have set up shop at Ryerson’s University’s Digital Media Zone incubator,bringing the total number of ventures housed at the high tech hot spotto 31. The

Published on: February 9th, 2012 Christine Wong

Ayoudo: a social way to ask for help and lend a hand

When Michael Tippett launches a new venture, people take notice. No wonder. He founded NowPublic, an Emmy-nominatedsocial media news site that harnesses crowdsourcing for citizenjournalism, sold it in 2009 for an undisclosed sum

Published on: February 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

Should New York look to Montreal for tech hub model?

by Christine Wong What’s the best way to turn a city into a world class hub for high tech startups? Does a “build it and they will come” overnight approach really work? Or

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Legalize crowdfunding or risk losing startups to U.S., CATA says

Canadian tech entrepreneurs will lag behind their American rivals if Canada doesn't mirror U.S. moves to allow online crowdfunding for startups, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance warns. Under current U.S. and Canadian laws,

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong