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Does anti-virus software make things worse?

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According to the handy Wolfram Alpha search engine, some 24.5 years have passed since the introduction of the first Internet virus. And

6 startups launch as part of JOLT Demo Fest

From wearable technology products to reimagining advertising flyers, tech-driven entrepreneurs gave their best pitch last night  at the Jolt Demo Fest in Toronto as the accelerator showcased its most recent cohort of early stage

Published on: June 5th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Emerging country music star applies Lean Startup lessons

Last year we met Hannah Chapplain, a musician venturing into the world of entrepreneurship and digital media as a new client of Communitech and the Canadian Digital Media Network. Chapplain was a bit of

Published on: June 4th, 2013 Kayleigh Platz

TWG partner Andres Aquino: The man, the mission, the apps

In the last post I talked about The Working Group (TWG’) and the startups it hosts, as well as the events it has held and those that it continues to present. In this

Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Eric Floresca

Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind

A number of articles have previously been written here on ITBusiness.ca about 3D printing. Today we take an in-depth view of 3D printing from an inside perspective. Nestled in a non-descript building near

Published on: May 31st, 2013 Karim Kanji

TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line

In the heart of downtown Toronto and just blocks away from Chinatown lies TWG (The Working Group) a development house that creates Web and mobile products for clients and the community at large. I

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Nicoya Lifesciences wants to help you mend a broken heart

What started as a platform to measure stress levels of grizzly bears in the Alberta wild may just keep you out of the hospital in the future. Ryan Denomme and his team at Nicoya

Published on: May 29th, 2013 Kayleigh Platz

Beware of legal landmines when diving into online rental space biz

Online classified sites such as Craigslist and Kijiji have made it very easy for small entrepreneurs market goods and services on the Internet. These two very popular sites along with many others specifically

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Planetary Resources set to crowdsource satellite telescope observation

If you haven't heard of Planetary Resources yet, it's a billionaire-backed team of NASA engineers and space tourism entrepreneurs that want to mine near-earth asteroids for valuable resources. Oh, and along the way

Published on: May 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to craft compelling video and make those first 15 seconds count

Andrew Angus and Heather McKibbon of Switch Video came to the Mesh Conference to share what they've learned creating more than 337 videos for clients big and small. Angus started off with a

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Tablet meets the PC with the HP Envy Rove

Since the rise of the tablet consumers have gotten used to swiping and the art of the pinch and zoom in everything from the 7 inch to 11 inch touchscreens .  Hewlett-Packard Co.

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Eric Floresca

An Inside view: The global perception of Canada’s leading role with launch of The Startup Visa Canada program

On April 1, 2013, Citizen and Immigration Canada (CIC) officially launched "Startup Visa Canada." This is the first program of it's kind in the world. I am excited and encouraged to see the

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

HP unveils new Haswell-powered Pavilion, Envy laptops

The school year may not be yet over but HP is already gearing up for the next one with their latest consumer notebooks in the Pavilion and Envy lines. HP showed off the

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Eric Floresca

Education system a golden ticket to debt, Treehouse founder says

Education at its best is a ticket to the possibilities, but the problem today is the ticket has become golden and not in a good way. Today it doesn't do what you think it did

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Eric Floresca

Treehouse cuts work week by 20% thanks to Web productivity tools

Ryan Carson might be so passionate about his fourth startup, Treehouse, that he wants the company name engraved on his tombstone - but that doesn't mean he wants to work himself to death.

Published on: May 17th, 2013 Eric Floresca