Neopost acquires Canadian data services provider DMTI Spatial

DMTI Spatial Inc., a Canadian provider of location-based data solutions, has announced Neopost, a European mailroom equipment provider, has acquired it for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Thursday, DMTI Spatial said

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

Ebay acquiring Braintree, boosting mobile payments business

Ebay Inc., the e-commerce and online bidding powerhouse, is plunking down about $800 million in cash to acquire Braintree, a payment platform beloved among online and mobile-first startups. Under the deal, Braintree will

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

Acceo buys up fellow Quebec-based payment solutions firm

You could call it a "mariage de raison" - Montreal-based IT consulting firm ACCEO Solutions Inc. has acquired Laval-based payment solutions company Perceptech Inc., ACCEO announced yesterday. While financial details around the acquisition

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Shopify acquires design and UX agency Jet Cooper

Shopify, Inc., the e-commerce platform headquartered in Ottawa, has acquired Toronto-based company Jet Cooper, a user experience and design agency, for an undisclosed amount. Jet Cooper, which reached its fourth birthday in May

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Candice So

AVG acquires LPI Level Platforms, providing more cloud services to SMBs

Security solutions provider AVG Technologies is acquiring LPI Level Platforms Inc., an Ottawa-based company that builds remote monitoring and management software, adding its services for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). AVG, which made

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 Candice So

Enghouse acquisitions to be a good draw for end users

Customer service software vendor Enghouse Systems Ltd. has been on an acquisition spree to acquire new products, and it says that spells benefits for its customers. The Canadian enterprise software company has been steadily acquiring

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2013 Candice So

Fongo offers to buy Wind Mobile, plans to enter wireless market

Editor's note: Story updated at 12:55 PM ET A Waterloo, Ont.-based voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) firm is offering to buy Wind Mobile for $1, it announced this morning. But whether the deal goes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto social marketing firms merge after ‘divine intervention’

Two Toronto-based social software startups are merging after Influitive Corp. announced its acquisition of Engagio yesterday, but the teams have already been working together for nearly two weeks, according to the founders.Influitive offers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

3 unanswered questions about the future of BlackBerry

Save for a couple of apps and celebrity appointments to company executive positions, the company formerly known as Research In Motion delivered pretty much exactly what we expected today. BlackBerry 10 is ready

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TeamBuy and Dealfind set to merge: report

Two Toronto-based group buying Web sites – TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind -  are set to merge, reports the blog of the Canadian Deals Association. The unconfirmed merger marks the consolidation in the group buying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

NexJ acquires Broadstreet Data for $8.2 million

Toronto-based cloud software provider NexJ Systems Inc. has acquired Broadstreet Data Solutions Inc. for $8.2 million, it announced today.NexJ has been highlighted in the past year for its rapid revenue growth, topping the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ottawa’s jBilling snapped up by AppDirect

Cloud app store company AppDirect has acquired jBilling, an open source billing firm based in Ottawa. br>Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Related Story | FreshBooks launches its first iPhone appFounded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Rypple relaunched by Salesforce as Work.com

Rypple, the Toronto-based cloud human resources management software acquired by Salesforce.com in December 2011, has been relaunched today as Work.com. Announced from Salesforce's annual Dreamforce conference underway in San Francisco, Rypple's technology is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Wave Accounting acquires personal finance tools firm

Toronto-based personal investment tracking tools firm Vuru Inc. has been acquired by free online service Wave Accounting.In an acquisition deal in which the terms were not announced, Wave Accounting says that Vuru co-founders

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson