Yellow Pages acquires Toronto-based mobile advertising firm Juice Mobile

Montreal-based Yellow Pages Ltd. recently acquired Juice Mobile, a privately-held, Toronto-based marketing service provider and automated mobile advertising platform developer, for $35 million. The acquisition was announced on March 15 and closed on

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft Canada and ICTC release national digital talent strategy

Sweeping changes to education, government policy, and the private sector alike will be needed if Canada's IT industry is to have a leading role in the rapidly evolving digital economy, according to a

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Staples Canada and Thinking Capital launch online small business loan service

Staples Canada has teamed up with Montreal-based small- and medium-sized business (SMB) financing firm Thinking Capital to launch "Staples Business Loans powered by Thinking Capital," an online small business loan service. Business owners

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Brother Canada targets SMB market with newest scanners

The Canadian arm of Nagoya, Japan-based electronics firm Brother Industries, Ltd. aims to support small- and medium-sized businesses with its two latest scanners, the ADS-2400N and ADS-3600W, the company announced recently. The former

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Guy Kawasaki’s top 10 errors of entrepreneurs and how to avoid them

How can you not like a guy born in Hawaii who loves hockey so much he now plays every day? That's Guy Kawasaki. Although I feel obligated to tell you, Guy, that only

Published on: February 26th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Sequoia Capital strategy includes investing in Toronto from its Silicon Valley office

When Sequoia Capital partner Matt Miller was in Toronto for a Startup Grind fireside chat at Pivotal Labs recently, I asked him why the Silicon Valley venture capital firm doesn't have a Toronto

Published on: November 30th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

There’s no place like home for business networking…

Last week I had the pleasure and opportunity to reconnect with the women of the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) in Toronto. But it wasn’t in the usual meeting room, or hotel, in

Published on: November 18th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

SAP keeps talking about new SMB solution that’s only available in China

NEW YORK, NY – Something big seems to be coming from SAP. At its SME (small-medium enterprise) summit in New York City, the German software vendor spent much of its time discussing, yet

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

Business One Cloud is now available on SAP’s own data centres

NEW YORK, NY – SAP today announced that its Business One Cloud solution can now run on SAP data centres. To go along with what is now the third deployment option (private hosted cloud,

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

How Softchoice has embraced the decentralization of IT

Over the past few years, there has been a significant shift in how IT has been characterized, managed and centralized.  For the longest time, IT teams have been known as the gatekeepers of

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

How to choose the right cloud ERP

When it comes time to evaluate the plethora of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, making a decision can be intimidating for any company. With the advent of cloud-based delivery or software as a

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: the good, the bad, the ugly of a post-compliance world

Now that CASL has been live for about a month, it's a great time to go one step deeper and really see what impact this legislation is having on the marketplace. After traveling

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Robert Burko

Calgary firm offers virtualization solution for SMBs

Setting up new users at a growing small business can be expensive and tedious. For every new worker that joins a firm, a new desktop or laptop computer must be bought, set up

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

ITAC calling for Ingenious Awards nominations

If you know a company that is accomplishing some amazing things in the information and communications technology (ICT) field, here's your chance to help it get the recognition it deserves. Ottawa-based Information Technology

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson