Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding

A Montreal-based non-profit organization launched a crowdfunding campaign today to help make municipal politics as appealing and accessible as a Grey Cup bet between two mayors. When the Toronto Argonauts faced the Calgary

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding

A Montreal-based non-profit organization launched a crowdfunding campaign today to help make municipal politics as appealing and accessible as a Grey Cup bet between two mayors. When the Toronto Argonauts faced the Calgary

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Startup Canada falls short of $100,000 fundraising goal

The entrepreneurial movement that traveled coast-to-coast hosting town halls and building a network of 300 partners has fallen short of its fundraising goal on Indiegogo.Startup Canada saw its campaign on the crowdfunding Web

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook boosts fundraising campaigns: study

Most people use Facebook to share cute pictures of their pets or complain about the weather, but it's becoming a more popular fundraising platform as well, according to one study.Peer-to-peer campaigns, or crowdfunding

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Crowdfunding will grow and the PC will live: Deloitte’s 2013 predictions

We're coming to the end of the annual raft of year-ahead technology trend predictions, but Deloitte has their annual Technology, Media & Telecommunication predictions in under the wire and there are several that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

How to make crowdfunding videos that work

With 2013 expected to be the year of crowdfunding (at least according to our own Brian Jackson), more and more entrepreneurs will likely be turning to this innovative funding model in the year

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Zoo poo and crowdfunding power biogas plant plan

When life gives you poo, make a biogas plant. Daniel Bida, the founder of Zooshare Biogas Co-operative Inc., has probably heard that joke or something like it about a million times. It’s just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Technicity: Innovating investment with crowdfunding

You've probably participated in some form of crowdfunding before. Chipping in to a friend's fundraising drive before they run that marathon, pooling money at the office to help a colleague bankroll a newborn

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

2013 will be year of crowdfunding and brain controlled computing

It's that time of year again. The tech journalists at IT World Canada are gazing into their crystal balls once again and prognosticating on what developments the tech industry will see in 2013.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Indiegogo expands presence in Canada

Crowdfunding Web site Indiegogo is expanding its footprint in Canada with support for Canadian currency, localized search, and French language options, the San Franciso-based firm announced today. Indiegogo has been available to Canadians

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Crowdcube’s clever equity-based crowdfunding model

A lot of people might get bright ideas while they’re watching television, but it took U.K.-based entrepreneur Darren Westlake to actually take action on one and as a result launch the world’s first

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Crowdfunding campaign kicks off in Waterloo Tuesday

WATERLOO, ON. -- A major crowdfunding campaign to raise $100,000 in support of Startup Canada Connect will kick off here TuesdayStartup Canada Connect will be an online hub and meeting place for Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Ontario government commits to pursuing crowdfunding

Speaking at Technicity, the Toronto-based event co-hosted by IT World Canada and the City of Toronto, Duguid said Ontario needed to adopt crowdfunding so it wouldn't lose entrepreneurs to south of the border.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2012 Brian Jackson

How crowdfunding built a better bottle cutter

Build a better mousestrap, and the world will beat a path to your door, goes the saying. And if you build a better bottle cutter, the world will beat a path to crowdfund

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff