Hootsuite announced today that it has raised another $60 million in funding and that it has acquired social telephony firm Zeetl, another Vancouver-area startup. Zeetl's solution is designed for customer service department that
A fundraising round for a cloud-based video surveillance system has attracted an unlikely pair of investors in Michael Dell and Enrique Salem. Austin, Texas-based Eagle Eye Networks Inc. announced this morning that MSD
Photo: Phil Telio is the founder of the wildly successful International Startup Festival, which returns to Montreal this week for its fourth -- and largest-ever -- edition. For the more than 1,500 attendees expected
You could call the Statue of Liberty the first successfully crowdfunded municipal project. Not the construction of the actual copper icon by Paris-based Gaget, Gauthier and Cie Workshop in 1881, but the funding
The debate over allowing equity-based crowdfunding is heating up in Canada's largest province as the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is collecting letters from different groups either advocating for change or warning against it.
A new crowdfunding platform akin to Kickstarter or Indiegogo will launch this week with a focus on social innovation and offering a membership at an entrepreneurial hub. Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)
Several former Radian6 employees are now part of a new social startup based in New Brunswick, that promises to unlock more sales opportunities by mining a business' own employees. Described as a “relationship
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
Two Toronto-based group buying Web sites – TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind - are set to merge, reports the blog of the Canadian Deals Association. The unconfirmed merger marks the consolidation in the group buying
By Francis Moran Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit program is undoubtedly one of the most popular industrial incentive schemes around. Shortened to SR&ED and usually referred to as “Shred,” the program provides
Consider the following problems: Sharing your photo memories trapped on your hard drive. Using that complicated Web-based software for your job. Organizing an event when you're not sure how popular it will be.