German firm’s new service will install a Wi-Fi hotspot at your business

Wi-Fi might be a fixture in homes, offices, and restaurant franchises across the country, but thus far ISP giants have yet to offer hotspot installation services for public-facing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IBM bringing Apple Pay to small businesses online

IBM Corp. is making Apple Pay available to small and medium-sized ecommerce shops that want make the mobile payment option available to customers. Clients that use IBM's WebSphere Commerce or IBM Commerce on Cloud

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Bell brings enterprise-level UC to SMB market with Total Connect

Bell Canada is now delivering its unified communications service, Bell Total Connect, to small and medium-sized businesses in Ontario and Quebec, the telecommunications giant announced May 31. Previously available only to enterprises and

Published on: May 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers opens 72 new small business centres across Canada

Canadian small business owners looking for advice can now turn to Rogers for assistance. Rogers has opened 72 new small business centres throughout Canada, designed to support owners and provide access to resources.

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Rogers introduces new high-speed Internet service for SMB market

Even in today's wireless, mobile-first economy, possessing a high-speed Internet connection remains a priority - and a challenge - for small businesses across Canada. Now one of the country's leading providers is beginning

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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