Hunger Games: An easy solution to a wasteful problem

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an entrepreneur in possession of a good idea must be in want of a meal. We know that thinking hard takes a lot of brain power.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2013 Kayleigh Platz

Elevator Pitch: Modreal – your personal online lookbook

A startup in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, Modreal is creating a social engagement platform to connect fashions brands with the people who love their clothes. Users can browse the latest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The social network speaks: Facebook Home

It would make sense for the social web to be abuzz over Facebook's announcement of its Home suite of Android apps. Salesforce Marketing Cloud counted 74,000 mentions during the announcement. That strikes me

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2013 Dave Webb

Animated GIFs’ retro comeback is about engagement

Last week Google announced that their social network (Google+ for those of you at home keeping score) would begin supporting animated GIFs as profile pictures. With the popularity of Twitter's Vine app coupled with the dominance of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2013 Karim Kanji

Groupnotes: share faster

It’s fun to talk about Web content on social networks, but that information gets fractured across many different locations. Groupnotes solves that problem by using a browser add-on to put your social commenting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Google Reader dumped me, but I can move on

Google Reader has been one of the staples of my online life for years, and I’ll miss it after it slips away into the ether of cyberspace past on July 1. I’ve found

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

ITBusiness.ca Community Bloggers program

ITBusiness.ca is an award-winning, online-only publication that covers Canada's technology scene for small to medium-sized businesses. Whether its an entrepreneur with a disruptive new Internet business or a small enterprise looking for information

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Former Radian6 employees join ‘relationship capital’ mining startup

Several former Radian6 employees are now part of a new social startup based in New Brunswick, that promises to unlock more sales opportunities by mining a business' own employees. Described as a “relationship

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto social marketing firms merge after ‘divine intervention’

Two Toronto-based social software startups are merging after Influitive Corp. announced its acquisition of Engagio yesterday, but the teams have already been working together for nearly two weeks, according to the founders.Influitive offers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Graph Search: Facebook and Microsoft team up to take on Google’s search dominance

Facebook drew attention to a big “mystery announcement” today and then used the event to announce a new front end to Bing. Graph Search will be the new empty field next to a

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

Incubes reveals trio of startups for third cohort

Toronto-based Internet startup incubator Incubes has unveiled the third batch of young firms that will take part in its three-month program.The firms have already been at Incubes’ new downtown location for two weeks,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Rdigitalife: Social currency – creating new value in digital age

Currency used to mean green dollars and cents, but in the networked age, that term is evolving. Social currency, peer to peer market places, digital economies - when everyone is connected online, new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Sequentia puts the Squeeze on content marketing

Toronto-based Sequentia Inc. has launched a new content marketing analytics and metrics Web-based suite, the firm announced yesterday.Squeeze promises real time mapping and tracking of user interactions with content across multiple digital channels

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson