Why three founders say they are launching their next tech startup in Toronto

In 48 hours I met three experienced founders who chose to do their next startup in…  Toronto. Huh? These were not just any founders. They were Canadians who moved out to find success

Published on: June 3rd, 2015 Geoff Foulds

BDC launches new program to give high-growth firms Canadian ‘Advantage’

Management issues, not money, are the top challenge facing so-called high impact companies in Canada, according to a new study by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). When BDC surveyed 866 such

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Christine Wong

What hockey can teach us about programmatic marketing

Since the World Junior Hockey Championship in Toronto and Montreal concluded with Canada capturing its first gold medal since 2009, now is a great time to draw inspiration from the sport and apply

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Joseph Vito DeLuca

Xperia Z3 a worthy upgrade to Sony’s flagship smartphone series

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 2nd, 2015 Alex Davies

Samsung Galaxy Alpha packs premium features into smaller, metal package

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: December 22nd, 2014 Alex Davies

Moto X sequel delivers killer software features on compromised hardware

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn't quite make the cut to

Published on: December 17th, 2014 Alex Davies

Canada unapologetic about creating new Twitter account

Canada published its first tweet today. Yes, many Canadians have been on Twitter for years of course. But the country never had an official account before Wednesday. It opened up the account with

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

9 reasons to name a non-executive chairperson to your board

It is natural for entrepreneurs and founders to want to control the destiny of their company. Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg are often cited as examples of why a founder should stay in control.

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet has a serious forecasted labour shortage. In a research note released by IDC

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

‘New IT’ vs ‘Old IT': Cloud computing’s technology disruption

The transition from "Old IT" to "New IT" is accelerating. And, the discussions about what this means to organizations can be passionate at times  ̶  particularly around cloud computing. We are increasingly hearing

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

CASL strikes Canadian inboxes: 5 strange and unique requests for consent

If you haven't heard of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) by now, then you're pretty good at filtering out email. The new law that went into effect July 1 has many businesses blasting out

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canada becoming one of world’s top Twitter strongholds, eMarketer finds

Canadians are already known for being heavy Internet users, spending more time on the web than almost any other country in the world. But soon, we may be able to add another distinction

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Candice So

Role models most helpful to women tech entrepreneurs

In support of the 40Forward program,  Annelies Van den Belt, CEO of DC Thomson (findmypast.com, friendsreunited.co.uk) inspired the startup community in Toronto at multiple events. On May 5, the Toronto StartupGrind community hosted Annelies Van den Belt at

Published on: May 9th, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

ITAC calling for Ingenious Awards nominations

If you know a company that is accomplishing some amazing things in the information and communications technology (ICT) field, here's your chance to help it get the recognition it deserves. Ottawa-based Information Technology

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson