Inside Lean Startup Machine Toronto Spring 2013

I recently had the valuable experience of mentoring six companies, along with other mentors and coaches, through the Lean Startup Machine Toronto hosted by INcubes, the business accelerator at which I am managing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

Before adopting an app, plan for its death

It seems like every day there is a new Web tool or app launching that promises to make our professional or personal lives  just a tad easier. For all the users and businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2013 Eric Floresca

This anti-piracy battle may nearly be won, but the war isn’t over

By Brian Jackson “PIPA and SOPA? How about NOPA!” So read the protest splash page on Minecraft.net in place of its usual content during Wednesday’s Web strike against anti-piracy legislation being considered by

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

Cashing in on the 98% – Canadian mobile game maker grapples with business model

It was the best puzzle game since Tetris – at least, that's what Gamerizon Studio Inc. president and CEO Alex Sakiz thought of Quantz. The 3D puzzle game was supposed to launch his

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada loses two social media gems

Canada’s online community has taken a major hit this month as two social networking sites with a positive bent had no choice but to shut down after running out of cash. First Sprouter,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Words of wisdom: What can you learn from a thunder lizard?

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette “A startup is ultimately ... not just about whether an idea or a product works, it is about whether or not you can create a business around

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2011 Francis Moran

New Twitter feature will be great for business users

Twitter started testing a new feature called Contributors on Monday that allows business users to manage how its employees post 140-character messages from a single account. Monday's rollout of the feature is the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2009 Ian Paul