Sage brings in new marketing executive

Sage North America has brought David Rumer, a former executive at Oracle Corp., SAP AG, and TopSystems Inc., on board as its vice president of market development for Canada. While Rumer's LinkedIn profile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2013 Candice So

Eliminate business bottlenecks by going digital everywhere

Anthony Raso's Toronto-based car maintenance garage isn't a digital business – customers drive their cars into his shop, they get hoisted on a lift, and he fixes them – but that didn't stop

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Business software vendor’s RV roadtrip connects with Canadian SMBs

Business software vendor Sage North America is hoping a cross-country road trip with a recreational vehicle will help it connect more closely with its small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers. The Sage Listens

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

QuickBooks Online gets new look and more features

QuickBooks Online, the financial accounting software as a service used by more than 300,000  users, has been completely redesigned to include other business management features and be easier to use overall, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Wave looking for SMBs to test its mobile payment app

Everyone’s been talking about mobile payments, but for something that’s supposed to be such a hot topic, not a lot of people are using them. But if you’re running a small business, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2013 Candice So

Freshbooks brings accounting app to Android

Toronto-based FreshBooks, known for its invoicing and cloud-based Web service for small business, added an Android app today to its mobile offerings that already include an iPhone and iPad app. Small business owners

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Wave launches free receipt scanner

Toronto-based SMB app developer Wave has launched a free receipt scanner app to streamline report generation for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Receipts by Wave allows iPhone users to snap picture of their receipts,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2013 Dave Webb

FreshBooks wins iPhone award, hires VC investor

Toronto-based Web accounting software firm FreshBooks nabbed an award for its iPhone app this week.The Interaction Design Association (IXDA) award was pinned to the app released in August 2012. The app was designed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Run your SMB’s finances from your iPhone

Subscribers to QuickBooks Online, Intuit's cloud-based bookkeeping software for small businesses, will now have an app for that as well. Related Story | Wanted: Intuit's next killer finance appIntuit said this week that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

QuickBooks 2013 includes new mini CRM tool for small businesses

For the first time ever, Intuit has added a CRM feature to the latest version of its QuickBooks accounting software for SMBs.QuickBooks 2013 features Lead Centre, described by Intuit Canada as a“mini CRM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Minority of Canadian SMBs use accounting software, Intuit says

Fewer than half of Canadian small businesses use financial management software, according to a recent survey done for a software company that sells accounting solutions.Forty-three per cent per cent of the 960 SMB

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Yahoo CEO Thompson revealed cancer diagnosis right before firing

Scott Thompson told the Yahoo board before he was ousted as CEO over the weekend that he has thyroid cancer, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.Thompson revealed the diagnosis as evidence arose that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nancy Weil

Intuit Canada launches QuickBooks Online

Businesses scrambling to get their books in order ahead of the end-of-the month deadline for filing taxes now have one more option for help with the launch of QuickBooks Online.Intuit Canada has launched

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Majority of SMBs unprepared to handle workplace fraud

A majority of Canadian small and medium sized businesses are not prepared to protect their organization against workplace fraud, according to a recent survey.No less than 80 per cent of the country's 1.4

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano