Influitive acquires Toronto-based CRM app developer Triggerfox

Toronto-based marketing software maker Influitive announced today that it has acquired Triggerfox, the Toronto-based startup behind a customer relations management mobile app and the company's second such acquisition in a month, after its

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Influitive acquires Ironark Software, raises $8.2 million in capital

Toronto-based marketing software maker Influitive announced today that it has acquired mobile app startup Ironark Software, the company behind home and family organizer Hub and business task and schedule manager Workbase; and that,

Published on: March 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Secrets venture capitalists may not want founders to know

How does a successful serial fund raiser do it? That’s the question Startup Grind Toronto guest host Matthew Ingram asked Andrew D’Souza at a recent fireside chat. D’Souza said several things that venture

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Saskatchewan startup believes we all have at least OneStory to tell

Unlike most tech startups trying to woo the attention of millennials, Saskatoon native Katrina German started by going after the seniors market with her video interview platform, OneStory. Before co-founding the Saskatewan-based service,

Published on: December 10th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

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

Autodesk’s tenancy good news for MaRS

The pressure to find tenants to fill the void of the new MaRS real estate has been greatly alleviated after Autodesk's announcement that it's moving in. "With today's announcement (November 18, 2015) the

Published on: November 24th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

5 ways to think about paid acquisition

Paid acquisition should be a great channel for your startup. One of the most critical decisions early-stage companies have to make is how to invest for growth. Each dollar is like oxygen and

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Nectarios Economakis

Canadian entrepreneurs are working smarter, not harder – and they’re women

The typical Canadian entrepreneur is a Generation X woman who has work-life balance figured out. This according to the 2015 Sage State of the Startup Survey, sponsored by business software vendor Sage North

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Kobo founder launches new startup with healthcare portal

Michael Serbinis, the entrepreneur that created the Kobo e-books business, is turning his attention to the healthcare sector with a new startup being unveiled today - League Inc. League is a personal wellness

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Wealthsimple offers investing service to millennials

A new Toronto-based startup hopes to disrupt the investment services industry for millennials by catering to them with text messages and algorithms rather than golf games and working lunches. Wealthsimple is hoping that

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadian women entrepreneurs: Bold beginnings and brave futures

So exciting to get to know some of our Canadian women entrepreneurs at this week's fifth-annual Dell Women Entrepreneurs conference.  As the theme of the conference was "Bold Beginnings. Brave Futures," I've invited

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

GestureLogic shines spotlight on Ottawa-area startups

What happens when a university electronics professor wants to use technology to improve his health? In the case of Leonard MacEachern you get one of the most interesting startups to come out of

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Karim Kanji

‘Unsend’ feature finally comes to email

Vanessa Hojda was an unknown Toronto-based York University student before she accidentally attached a photo of Nicolas Cage instead of her resume to an email job application. After sharing her mishap on her

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Stock and corporate board structure for the new entrepreneur

Requisite disclaimer: While this guide has been reviewed by an attorney, this article does not constitute legal advice. You should consult a lawyer about any decisions that you make concerning stock and options.

Published on: February 13th, 2014 A. Traviss Corry