Indiegogo allows crowdfunders to embed campaigns on their own sites

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo Inc. has launched a new feature called Outpost, giving campaigners the ability to embed their campaign pages on their own web pages, instead of just having them hosted on Indiegogo's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2014 Candice So

FundRazr kicks off ‘crowdfunding as a service’

FundRazr, one of the largest crowdfunding sites in Canada, has started up a partnership designed to help people embark on crowdfunding campaigns and raise money for their medical bills. This week, FundRazr announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 18th, 2013 Candice So

Executive discussions are changing to include the cloud

Cloud computing is a disruptive force.  Having worked with many of western Canada’s CIOs and senior executives over the past year, rarely have I had a discussion that didn’t include the topic of

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

LiveQoS acquires Openera, hopes to launch cloud business

Ottawa-based mobile quality of experience company LiveQoS Inc. has acquired Openera Inc., also hailing from Ottawa, for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Tuesday, LiveQoS said it would be acquiring Openera to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Adobe Creative Cloud allows for faster upgrades, more access

With the rollout of Adobe Systems Inc.'s Creative Cloud over the past few months, small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and consumers have had more access to creative editing tools than ever. In May,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

3 things about mobile revenue that app makers should know

Developers working on mobile apps have probably all felt this before – the excitement of building their app, the giddiness when it starts getting some uptake in the app stores, and then –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Candice So

Oracle Corp. buys content marketing firm Compendium

Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle Corp. announced this morning it has completed the acquisition of cloud-based content marketing provider Compendium in a transaction for which the details have not been disclosed. The software as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Vidyard adds HootSuite hookup to its video marketing integration powers

Canadian video-hosting company Vidyard Inc. has launched a new app that meshes with HootSuite Inc., allowing businesses to connect their videos with social media. Vidyard, based in the Waterloo-Kitchener region of Ontario, announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2013 Candice So

New Canadian director sees SAP as sales firm, not IT organization

Meet the new managing director of SAP Canada Bob Elliott. We did a live Google Hangouts on Air interview with Elliott and fielded questions from social media for him. You can watch the

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

Waterloo gets its own crowdfunding hub

Aside from Canada Day, Waterloo, Ont. has something else to celebrate today - the launching of a new crowdfunding platform specifically designed for citizen engagement purposes that is backed by city hall. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Readyportal combines Web CMS with collaborative workflow

A couple of years ago, one of the most frustrating things about Tony Yu’s job was that it was difficult to make simple changes to his company Web site. Yu, a management consultant

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 17th, 2013 Candice So

Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies

In a room of startup founders and entrepreneurs, I corner Kevin Kliman of Toronto-based startup Instaradio to ask him about what makes his company stand out from the rest. As I pull out

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2013 Candice So

JOI offers Katipult as a white label crowdfunding platform

Calgary-based software development company JOI Media Inc. has announced the release of its Katipult crowdfunding platform for corporate and non-profit organizations. The company, which develops custom Web aaplications, originally created Katipult to host

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

Businesses embracing cloud software: IDC

Cloud-based software offerings overcame recent high profile data breaches to grow 27 per cent in the Canadian market, according to an IDC Canada study.Revenues from cloud software, or software as a service (SaaS),

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson