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Toronto’s startup success celebrated too early

Toronto’s startup success celebrated too early

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Toronto’s startup community has been somewhat deflated by a recent blog post from the Startup Genome project. The irony is that Startup

Is your MSP helping business with PCI compliance?

by Stuart Crawford Keeping customer information secure has always been a necessity. Not long ago, customer information got locked away in a file cabinet somewhere to which only a select few had a

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Stuart Crawford

What’s going on in Waterloo?

By Francis Moran  Regular readers of my posts will know that I spend a fair bit of time in the Waterloo region where both the buzz and the substance of the startup scene

Published on: April 20th, 2012 Francis Moran

Is the acquisition frenzy creating a startup bubble?

by Christine Wong Is there a startup bubble forming?   I’d have to say yes – but not the same kind we saw a decade ago when the dotcom bubble burst.   This most recent

Published on: April 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Learning how to deal with the unexpected

by  Francis Moran Many Canadian small businesses with an online and mobile presence can learn from the mobile app strategy adopted by Screenreach. The company quickly switched to a more open approach when it

Published on: April 18th, 2012 Francis Moran

Startup TO: Call for Tech Maverick Entrepreneurs

If you think you would make a great entrepreneur but haven’t had the right opportunity or idea, this might be your chance. There’s a glitz and glamour to being a startup founder nowadays.

Published on: April 17th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Why your competitors are your friends

by Stuart Crawford  Have you ever heard of the term – CO-OPetition? Before I define what this is, allow me to share a personal story with you. Back about 10 years ago, when

Published on: April 16th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

5 reasons to get the Nokia Lumia 900

 by Yale Holder Well here is a review of the new Windows Mobile flag ship phone, the Nokia Lumia 900, which was just launched this past weekend in theUS and is available here

Published on: April 13th, 2012 Yale Holder

Not everyone should work for a startup

by Monica Goyal My first job was with a bank, and I remember being let go because I was too efficient. I had worked myself out of a job, by finishing all the

Published on: April 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

StartupTO – Incubators of TO & Look Inside INcubes

  by Ashley Huffman So you’re a Torontonian with a startup that you want to take to the next level, which incubator do you choose? This is no simple task. Choosing the right

Published on: April 10th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

LTE Test-Bed Coming to Canada

by Barry Gander Canada is getting a new facility to test broadband-level LTE wireless communications. The Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) has brought on the Networked Vehicle Association (NVA) to create a First

Published on: April 9th, 2012 Barry Gander

Do Not Call List should be put on ice

By Brian Jackson The federal government continued limping along in its support of the Do Not Call List with the budget. The stop-gap funding was tagged on as an afterthought to support what

Published on: April 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Getting ready for the big show

By Francis Moran Crawford & Co. labels itself as “the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry.” The company has offices in Canada and several other

Published on: April 4th, 2012 Francis Moran

The power of feedback

by Stuart Crawford Wow, was all I had to say after reading some feedback from the Atlanta MSPU boot camp. I was shocked to say the least. I won’t get into the finer

Published on: April 4th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

4 strategies to become a true social business

by Jon Ferrara You and I may be fully participating in popular social media like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but I'll bet your company isn't -- at least as well as it could

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 IDG News Service