3 digital marketing startups to follow on Twitter

Covering the fourth cohort grad showcase at Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups, we met some interesting people on the leading edge of the digital marketing space and reconnected with others. Whether or not you'd

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toronto’s top-notch ICT cluster [infographic]

Forget about claiming the title of 'Silicon Valley North.' Toronto is a high tech eco-system unto itself and one of the leaders in North America when it comes to supporting innovative firms. From

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

Does crowdfunding have more sizzle than steak? – Part 2

In yesterday's blog post, Peter Kemball examined crowdfunding from a historical perspective and considered the implications for entrepreneurs. Today, he examines the impact on founders and society at large. Assessment of the impact

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 19th, 2013 Peter Kemball

Ontario tax credits, talent pool used to lure video game firms

Why would a parent hand a $600 piece of breakable technology they depend on every day over to their two-year-old? It’s a good question, and one that inspired Jason Krogh, CEO of Zinc

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

FounderFuel ups the stakes for next cohort

Montreal-based technology accelerator FounderFuel is accepting applications for its next cohort of startup firms, and offering up a bit more coin to those that make the cut.Teams accepted to the mentor-driven accelerator program

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Silicon Valley tech firms under legal scrutiny for ‘anti-poaching’ agreements

The Justice Department in the United States has sued several tech giants including eBay, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Pixar over an anti-poaching agreement that was in place between 2006 and

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

Canadian tech accelerator grads get ticket to Silicon Valley

Alumni of a Montreal technology accelerator will soon be learning the way to San Jose.FounderFuel has partnered with the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco & Silicon Valley to offer selected graduates

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Startup Canada should endorse crowdfunding to address fundraising gap

When the Startup Canada campaign hits its climax in a series of coordinated press conferences across Canada on Tuesday, it should strongly advocate for the path for equity-based crowdfunding to be laid in

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

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

The Next 36 gets it right with peer networking focus

What do entrepreneurs need in their local region to have a good chance at success? Well one thing that helps is having other entrepreneurs. You might think that not having other entrepreneurs around

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

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

Where is Ottawa’s International Startup Festival?

By Leo Valiquette  In an earlier post, Francis Moran shared some highlights from the International Startup Festival in Montreal, which of course raises the obvious question, why do we not have these kinds of

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

Why Toronto region shouldn’t be celebrating Pebble’s Kickstarter success

Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky’s success raising money on Kickstarter after being ignored by venture capitalists is a startup story that warms the cockles of our collective hearts in the entrepreneurial community. But after

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup news round-up: May 1, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Toronto gets a new startup organization, New York racks up VC deals, and a toymaker offers fun (and funding) for

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