‘Manage your own energy’ to manage your business: Bob Dorf

The real rewards of leading a startup lie in the passion for what you're doing  - and not your exit strategy.  Why?  Because you will need your passion to maintain the optimism to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

Toronto social marketing firms merge after ‘divine intervention’

Two Toronto-based social software startups are merging after Influitive Corp. announced its acquisition of Engagio yesterday, but the teams have already been working together for nearly two weeks, according to the founders.Influitive offers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Startup Canada to call for urgent action to support Canadian entrepreneurs

By Francis Moran  The results of the largest consultation ever undertaken within the community of Canadian entrepreneurs and their supporters will be unveiled in a series of six cross-country news conferences on Tuesday when

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Francis Moran

Staying close to home is key to startup success: Danish study

Canadian startups keen to head south for Silicon Valley might want to look at some new Danish research before packing their bags.The data suggests that staying close to home is key to startup

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Live coverage: chat with Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky

Eric Migicovsky is the creator of Pebble, an e-paper watch that wirelessly connects with your smartphone to serve all sorts of useful functions. As if that isn't cool enough, Pebble is also the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Burning the candle at both ends as the clock ticks down

By Francis Moran As we have discussed before, Katie and Luke Hrycak, the sibling founders of CommentAir, are bootstrapping their venture around their day jobs, an approach that calls for certain sacrifices. Business meetings

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2012 Francis Moran

Wanted: Partners willing to take a leap of faith

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In our last post, we spoke to Katie and Luke Hrycak, the sibling founders of CommentAir, about their challenges as technology entrepreneurs who do not have a background

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2012 Francis Moran