Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail

Canadian businesses must be prepared to embrace innovation and changes in technology - or run the risk of becoming obsolete. That was the focus of keynote speaker Peter Diamandis' talk on Monday at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2013 Candice So

Young entrepreneurs learning real-world skills with startup FoodStory

Last summer, Damian Matheson and Zacharie Weingarten had a weekly ritual: every Tuesday, the pair would go down to a farmer’s market at Ryerson University and pick up fresh fruit and vegetables. It

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 24th, 2013 Candice So

New VC firm raising $7 million for tech startups

Canadian high-tech startups may soon have access to another source of venture capital funding, thanks to an investor group that includes some new players on the startup scene. Pycap Venture Partners is slated

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

Incubes to offer cash, IT services with new partners

Toronto-based startup incubator Incubes will have something new to offer its next cohort thanks to partnerships with IT solutions firm T4G Inc. and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF). Toronto-based IT services outfit

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

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

entrepreneurship@Alacrity

Program targets students in and recent graduates of engineering and business programs. Participants receive grants to cover their basic costs, living expenses and are provided office space at Wavefront in Vancouver. Graduating companies

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Accelerator bringing international connections to Calgary

When Michael Gilbert first arrived in Chile to promote his startup, he was floored to find the Chilean representatives of major telcos had already heard of him – and they were even familiar

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2013 Candice So


Canadian Life Sciences Accelerator (CTA@Mission Bay)

Accelerator program supported by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service. QB3/PharmChem Digital Garage Genentech Hall University of California, San Francisco

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Canadian Clean Technology Accelerator (CTA@EBC)

Accelerator program supported by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and operated by Environmental Business Cluster (EBC).

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Eureka Project

The Eureka Project helps technology companies accelerate their growth by increasing their sales. We provide management expertise to innovators and small and medium sized companies with a desire to succeed on an international

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Driven

We are a mentorship driven start-up accelerator designed to provide training, support and access to capital to start-ups led by under-represented tech founders in technology. Our mission is to Teach, Engage and Inspire entrepreneurs across the globe. Our 5 month program was designed to take

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Canadian startups building rather than selling, report says

Fewer Canadian startup CEOs are thinking of up and selling their companies, preferring to stick it out for the long haul, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In a report released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2013 Candice So

Wavefront

Wavefront is the national centre of excellence for wireless commercialization accelerating the growth and success of wireless companies in Canada. Wavefront improves speed-to-market and delivery of mobile applications and wireless technologies by providing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff