Looking for new markets? Consider China, Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau tell businesses

TORONTO – Canadian businesses – small, medium, and enterprise alike – looking for new markets should consider the 300 million middle class Chinese eager to purchase high-quality products from the Great White North.

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Lazaridis Institute’s Scale-Up Program announces 10 participants for 2017

Wilfrid Laurier University's Lazaridis Institute has announced the 10 participants in its second-ever Scale-Up Program, a group of startups that help sales teams, event organizers, and companies of all sizes with their digital

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New tax legislation would penalize entrepreneurs, stifle innovation, CATA says

A series of proposed changes to Canada’s tax system aimed at closing loopholes frequently exploited by the richest Canadians would end up penalizing the small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners and entrepreneurs who

Published on: August 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Synerion helps SMBs automate their employee scheduling and payroll

Digital transformation is as essential a pursuit for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as enterprises, if not more so. It's also expensive, a challenge Synerion North America Inc. would like to help them

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Trump-induced NAFTA renegotiations could be a boon for online businesses, eBay says

Donald Trump's protectionist rhetoric over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - which in the past he threatened to "rip up" and called "the worst trade deal in history" - could deliver

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Say hello to Google’s new hiring management app

Google's new "Hire" app is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with their internal hiring process. At its core, the app an applicant tracking service. As such, Hire will integrate with

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

Online retailers can now reach millions of Chinese consumers through Stripe

Canadian retailers who use the Stripe platform to conduct their business online now have a greatly expanded customer base. The San Francisco-based business software developer recently announced partnerships with Chinese digital payment providers

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Yellow Pages to help accelerate SMBs’ digital transformation with MyTime

It's about to become a lot easier for Canadian small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners to implement online booking and payment support. Montreal, Quebec-based Yellow Pages Group announced Tuesday that it has secured

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

At Igloo Software, SaaS now stands for “Solutions as a Service”

Igloo Software wants its clients to know they're getting more than just a program when signing up for one of its SaaS offerings. The Kitchener, Ont.-based business software developer announced Tuesday that moving

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Literal printed electronics: How Voltera helps component manufacturers quickly test new products

TORONTO - Voltera Inc. CEO Alroy Almeida knows how frustrating it can be for manufacturers to build and test new components. It's what led him and three friends to found their company in

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How devs can build both an app and mobile-friendly website for your business [infographic]

Businesses that haven't yet joined the mobile revolution because they aren't sure whether a mobile app, mobile-friendly website, or combination of the two will best serve their needs without breaking their budget have

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Dropbox relies on partners to expand its reach

When Thomas Hansen first started in the technology sector 25 years ago selling computer hardware in Denmark, he was strongly encouraged to use a software system that was flawed and hated throughout the

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New Microsoft Dynamics updates include LinkedIn integration, retail enhancements

As businesses increasingly digitize their operations both onstage and behind the scenes, the challenge arises of making sure they grow in the right direction – and Microsoft Corp. would like to help. The

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CPES 2017 ready to help Canada’s printed electronics industry grow

The players in Canada's rapidly growing printed electronics sector can look forward to an industry conference that's scaling up along with them. Unlike last year's conference, which focused on educating attendees about the

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood