Rockstar advisory board: Strong governance model or a collection of entrepreneurial icons

It was best said to me recently when I asked a entrepreneur how many times had his advisory board met in one room and how much time he received from his lead "Rock

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

BlackBerry not just about handsets, says chairwoman

If Barbara Stymiest, chairwoman of BlackBerry Ltd., could tell people one thing,  it would be that BlackBerry is not just a handset maker - it's also about the full user experience, she says.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2013 Candice So

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

Hyperdrive unveils new startups; set for six months of intense acceleration

Hyperdrive has announced its third cohort today, the first group to be in its program for six months rather than just three. Eleven companies garnered spots for this cohort, housed in Communitech, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2013 Candice So

Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a $1 million funding boost

Young entrepreneurs in Ontario may soon get a jump start in building their own companies, as $1 million will be going into programs geared towards their success. On Tuesday, the Ontario Centres of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So

York Region’s ventureLAB joins Canadian Digital Media Network

At its Web 3.0 conference this week, the Canadian Digital Media Network announced that York Region's  ventureLAB  has become part of its national network.  CDMN  now has more than 20 member hubs like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

York Region named a Startup Canada Community

Last May York Region’s ventureLAB hosted a Startup Canada Town Hall. At the time, the Startup Canada, team set out to “brainstorm community-driven ideas for supporting local entrepreneurship” with the  the 80 entrepreneurs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Canadian Clean Technology Accelerator (CTA@EBC)

Accelerator program supported by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and operated by Environmental Business Cluster (EBC).

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2013

The Next 36

The goal of The Next 36 is to increase Canadian prosperity by developing Canada’s next generation of high impact entrepreneurs. Started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, The Next 36 provides a series of life

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada Communities to bind together entrepreneurs nation-wide

Entrepreneurs from across Canada can soon connect via a new Web site from Startup Canada – one that’s slated to be an online community for finding support, mentors, events, workspace and funding. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Candice So

Gerard Buckley on importance of angels

Gerard Buckley is an ITBusiness.ca Community Blogger and one of the mentors with Incubes. As the director of Jaguar Capital, he has an inside point of view on the relationships between investors and

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

Startup Canada picks the winner of its Canadian Mentorship Challenge

To mark Global Entrepreneurship Week, Startup Canada challenged Canadian entrepreneurs and businesses to mentor 10,000 Canadians. And now it's naming the winner of its 2012 Canadian Mentorship Challenge. The nod goes to British

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

Why the Irish approach to startup success includes Canada

A black T-shirt is mounted in a large frame on a brick wall. It shows a man – a sort of stick figure – running, with flames shooting up from his head, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Shane Schick

B.C. startup makes it easier to brand (and browse for) digital content

This is the first article in a continuing monthly series chronicling the growth path of ..duo, a startup based out of Kelowna B.C. that creates simple keywords that use your name, brand, slogan

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2012 Francis Moran