27% of Canadian SMBs undervaluing themselves: Survey

“Don’t sell yourself short.” That’s a piece of advice we hear all the time - and for Canadian entrepreneurs, it’s one they may want to take to heart more often. In a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

FreshBooks adds payment processing to services

Cloud-based accounting service FreshBooks has added payment processing functionality to its solution, addressing what it calls the No. 1 problem facing small- and mid-sized services businesses: cash flow. FreshBooks integrates the WePay payment

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Dave Webb

Square’s partnerships to help businesses with their accounting

Square customers in Canada are now going to get access to three new accounting services, thanks to Square Inc.’s latest integrations. This week, Square announced integrations with Intuit's QuickBooks Online, Xero, and Stitch

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

Sage partners with Moneris, Canada Post, MasterCard Canada

Sage North America has struck up a number of partnerships with Canadian organizations, including Moneris Solutions Inc., a payment processor, Canada Post, and MasterCard Canada. The company has also announced it’s working with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

81% of Canadian SMBs doing their own accounting, survey finds

For small businesses keeping track of their expenses, it may seem like it’d be easier to outsource accounting and bookkeeping. Yet in a new survey from Intuit, 81 per cent of Canadian small

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Candice So

FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round

Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

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