FundRazr kicks off ‘crowdfunding as a service’

FundRazr, one of the largest crowdfunding sites in Canada, has started up a partnership designed to help people embark on crowdfunding campaigns and raise money for their medical bills. This week, FundRazr announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 18th, 2013 Candice So

Bublcam raises more than $300,000 on Kickstarter

Two years ago, Sean Ramsay decided he wanted to build a camera that could record images and video not just from the front and from the back – but one that would be

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

Indiegogo adds data analytics to campaign pages

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has added a slew of new features to its service, giving campaigners a new dashboard with data and analytics for their campaigns. Yesterday, the crowdfunding platform announced its new dashboard

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

Why Kickstarter may not approve your tech project

Yancey Strickler stands in a darkened theatre on Toronto’s College Street, his frame illuminated by a big-screen projector behind him. Energetically cracking a few self-deprecating jokes with the crowd filling the theatre, Strickler

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2013 Candice So

First iFundWaterloo campaign to fund service dogs for autistic kids

The first campaign on the city of Waterloo’s local crowdfunding platform is now under way. On July 1, the city of Waterloo, Ont. launched its own crowdfunding platform for citizens interested in funding

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Candice So

Kickstarter expanding to Canada this summer

Crowdfunding Web sites in Canada will have a big competitor in the market space later this summer when New York-based Kickstarter expands its services north of the border. The site, Kickstarter.com, allows entrepreneurs,

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

Webbys name Canada’s best-of-Web: McDonald’s campaign, the Biebs

Canadian marketing companies garnered a number of wins at the 17th annual Webby Awards this year, scoring nods for their work in advertising, public service and activism. The Webby Awards, which honour Internet

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

‘Secret agent’ wrist watch says the time is now for crowdfunding

Division Furtive is an independent Montréal-based watchmaker that has designed a wrist watch where the traditional rotating hour and minute hands are replaced by horizontal linear cursors. Their Kickstarter campaign is currently still in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Yahoo launches advertising dashboard for small business

Yahoo launched a free marketing dashboard on Wednesday to boost its advertising appeal for small and midsized businesses by simplifying digital marketing for them.  The move comes as part of new CEO Scott

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Cameron Scott

Startup Canada tour underway in Nova Scotia

Startup Canada, a national movement designed to sow the seeds of entrepreneurship, has kicked off its tour across the country in Nova Scotia.The tour opened with its first town hall in Halifax yesterday,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Tetra Pak cartons become video game controllers in AR promotion

When most kids play games with their Tetra Pak juice boxes, it likely involves shooting jets of liquid out of the straw at one another – but that may soon change thanks to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup Canada campaign offers opportunity to build ‘startup culture’

by Christine Wong Startup Canada officially got off the ground today when a beta version of its Web site went live. The new charitable foundation is hoping to build a national strategy to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Undressing the social media success of a guy in his underwear

Would you go online to watch an average Canadian guy order pizza, meet a blind date and belly dance -- all while wearing nothing but his underwear -- at his house for 25

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Video Rewind: Anti-spam advice from MessageLabs

Canada's anti-spam law - it's been debated by politicians for years and security companies have long warned that businesses need to prepare for it, and now it's finally happening. Canada'a parliament passed Bill

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