York Region’s ventureLAB joins Canadian Digital Media Network

At its Web 3.0 conference this week, the Canadian Digital Media Network announced that York Region's  ventureLAB  has become part of its national network.  CDMN  now has more than 20 member hubs like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

York Region named a Startup Canada Community

Last May York Region’s ventureLAB hosted a Startup Canada Town Hall. At the time, the Startup Canada, team set out to “brainstorm community-driven ideas for supporting local entrepreneurship” with the  the 80 entrepreneurs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Jobpostings.ca acquires Digital Media Zone startup

A startup based at the Ryerson Digital Media Zone (DMZ) has been acquired by Jobpostings.ca, it announced today. Fanfare has covered its Web site with a one-page notice about the transaction and say that its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

A mobile gaming matchmaking service

While you could call it a mobile gaming matchmaking service, Lab Partners doesn't aim to find love connections for Angry Birds players. Rather, the program seeks to bring independent mobile game developers together

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Jolt announces second cohort of six startups

The technology startup accelerator based at Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District announced its next cohort of six firms today. Jolt, launched at the public-private business hub in July 2012, will be hosting the firms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Startup news round-up: June 7, 2012

Communitech's $30 million startup funding program Hyperdrive today gained a new partner. The Ontario Centres of Excellence said it will be the latest organization to contribute its resources to fund the startup incubator

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google Canada director, online publisher to coach Communitech Hyperdrive startups

Communitech's Hyperdrive startup incubator program gets a big boost today as two tech leaders join the team. Steven Woods, engineering director for Google Canada, and Ted Hastings, a serial entrepreneur, and president of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s startup services scene getting crowded

by Christine Wong Startup Grind is the newest entry on Canada’s red hot tech startup scene. The U.S.-based organization, which already has branches in Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Tx., San Francisco, Tempe,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: April 12, 2012

Two University of Toronto computer engineering students hope other universities throughout North America will adopt social academic network and talent management platform they developed.Social media talent management CoursePeer (http://www.coursepeer.com), which is currently being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff