Gata Labs supplying ‘ammunition’ for taxi fleets battling Uber

A Toronto-based startup is aiming to create the anti-Uber app for taxi fleets across Canada – and it’s looking to topple other big names on behalf of local businesses in other industries, too.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

HP launches new mobile-friendly printers for consumers and small businesses

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has announced its latest line of printers for consumers and businesses – and these printers are equipped with mobile printing capabilities. Today, HP said it was rolling out its newest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Candice So

Why a pre-commercialized company stresses about business valuations

When you take advice from your shopping friend, drinking buddy, the person you last met at a startup get-together or the latest mentor thrown at you by an accelerator, you basically get what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

Citrix GoToMeeting Free users getting screen sharing and custom URLs

Citrix Systems Inc. a video conferencing and virtualization services provider, is launching some new updates to the free version of its GoToMeeting platform, a favourite tool among consumers and small businesses. Starting Aug.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2014 Candice So

Square’s partnerships to help businesses with their accounting

Square customers in Canada are now going to get access to three new accounting services, thanks to Square Inc.’s latest integrations. This week, Square announced integrations with Intuit's QuickBooks Online, Xero, and Stitch

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

CrowdfundSuite to help businesses navigate pools of alternative funding

You may have only crowdfunded your first burrito this year, but Bret Conkin’s interest in crowdfunding stretches back to before Kickstarter ever allowed you to fund a potato salad. In 2008, Conkin founded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Candice So

How marketers can make use of Google+

Google+ has gotten a bad rap. In April, TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotis and Matthew Panzarino called the social network the “walking dead” and a whole slew of other media outlets began publishing their takes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

MaRS’ economic impact claims under fire from the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star says it has found some inconsistencies in MaRS Discovery District's claims about how it helps startups succeed. On Thursday, the Star ran a story by reporter Kenyon Wallace saying the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Candice So

Vogogo raises $8.5M to help ‘cryptobusinesses’ accept Canadian dollars

For businesses that deal with Bitcoin, it can be hard enough to master cryptocurrency transactions – but it’s a whole new game when they start accepting Canadian dollars and begin working with banks.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2014 Candice So

Prezi continuing to reach out to Canada, one presentation slide at a time

Back in April 2010, the New York Times ran a piece called “We Have Met the Enemy and He is PowerPoint” - a story with a catchy headline and a lot of anecdotes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

4 common misconceptions with CASL

July was CASL's first month in effect, and it's been generating a lot of discussion and reactions.  With so much discussion around the new legislation, a couple of misunderstandings have grown to become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

Sage partners with Moneris, Canada Post, MasterCard Canada

Sage North America has struck up a number of partnerships with Canadian organizations, including Moneris Solutions Inc., a payment processor, Canada Post, and MasterCard Canada. The company has also announced it’s working with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

81% of Canadian SMBs doing their own accounting, survey finds

For small businesses keeping track of their expenses, it may seem like it’d be easier to outsource accounting and bookkeeping. Yet in a new survey from Intuit, 81 per cent of Canadian small

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Candice So

FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round

Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So