How you can get full investment value for your startup

There is a lot written on the subject of valuations and there are a lot of opinions; however, in the last number of years, a lot of data has been gathered by angel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

Wealthsimple offers investing service to millennials

A new Toronto-based startup hopes to disrupt the investment services industry for millennials by catering to them with text messages and algorithms rather than golf games and working lunches. Wealthsimple is hoping that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Sean Wise’s secrets of mentor success for startups

If you start a company, chances are that you'll fail within the first year of operating. What might improve your prospects is having a good mentor. Someone who's been down that entrepreneurial path

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Stock and corporate board structure for the new entrepreneur

Requisite disclaimer: While this guide has been reviewed by an attorney, this article does not constitute legal advice. You should consult a lawyer about any decisions that you make concerning stock and options.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2014 A. Traviss Corry

Startup Canada’s ‘Day on the Hill’ brings focus to entrepreneurs

Economist Tim Kane may have been referring to the American experience when he made this statement in 2010, but the sentiment is every bit as relevant to Canada. According to Industry Canada, about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2013 Leo Valiquette

Why does your start-up exist?

I work within a stone's throw of Ryerson's Digital Media Zone. As a result, I have had the chance to visit some start-ups there and even become friends with a few of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 25th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Extreme Startups splits into three integrated programs

Toronto-based technology startups accelerator Extreme Startups is changing its 12-week cohort program to three integrated programs focused on developing company founders, Extreme Startup's managing director Marcus Daniels announced today in New York. Three

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

Tech B2B startups finally getting attention they deserve

It can often be hard to pitch business-to-business startups. The guy with a consumer-facing mobile app that promises to capture millions of smartphone-toting consumers just sounds a lot more exciting to a venture

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

Clarity launches Quora-style Q&A service

The Moncton, N.B.-based firm that's built a network and service based around arranging phone calls with business gurus is launching an online Q&A service, ITBusiness.ca has learned. Clarity Answers "is like Quora with

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

Webcast replay: Incubes Demo Day – 5 startups debut services

We were pleased to host Incubes Demo Day webcast for its fourth cohort, live from Toronto on Sept. 10. We'll be posting the full recap of the webcast here if you missed it.

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

How to instantly develop the power of the ask

The one thing that every successful entrepreneur I've interviewed agrees upon is the tremendous power behind the skill of “the ask.”  In layman's terms, this means asking a real human for help. Asking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Incubes offers cash, IT services to latest batch of startups

A search engine for gestures. A way to sell your old clothes. Communicating the success of a digital advertising campaign. What do these things have in common? They are all products this group

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

Elevator Pitch: Modreal – your personal online lookbook

A startup in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, Modreal is creating a social engagement platform to connect fashions brands with the people who love their clothes. Users can browse the latest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Fashion Forward – realize your closet wealth

Fashion Forward is a startup taking part in the fourth cohort of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and is offering free local online classifieds across Canada for used clothing. Most people are only wearing 60

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson