FameBit turns any business brand into a Youtube star

Agnes Kozera, co-founder of FameBit, got the idea for her current startup from a marketing technique she was using for her previous startup. As founder of SeasonsBox, a subscription-based service that sends members

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

SqueezeCMM to help content marketers get a grip on metrics

As the co-founder and CEO of SqueezeCMM, Jen Evans says she understands the pain of content marketers that answer to corporate clients - after all, she used to do content marketing for a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Extreme Startups’ Candid crowdsources photos for e-commerce

Where everyone else sees a picture of shoes as just a picture of shoes, Nariman Haghighi sees possibility. As co-founder and CTO of Candid.io, a B2B marketing startup, he’s always believed there’s a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2014 Candice So

Extreme Startups grad ExecNote to simplify social for salespeople

With a freshly launched mobile app, a revamped platform, and its startup accelerator graduation day behind it, ExecNote is aiming to change how salespeople get social. On Wednesday afternoon, the team behind ExecNote

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2014 Candice So

7 smart watches from CES 2014

While I was down at CES 2014 last week, I spent a lot of time looking at smart watches. In addition to showing the date and time, these watches also alert the wearer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Intel’s wearable technology foray involves two Canadian startups

There was a buzz leading up to Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich's opening keynote for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that the chip maker was poised to enter the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe Creative Cloud: 2013’s Most Undervalued Business Tool for Startups

Since 1985, Adobe has been bringing the world innovative software solutions, including 17 generations of Adobe Illustrator. This year, they shook things up with Adobe Creative Cloud, and it has been a year

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 24th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Cisco’s Ontario jobs deal will hurt Canadian startups: expert

With notes from Candice So Debate over whether the 10-year, $190 million agreement between Ontario and Cisco Canada add 1,700 jobs will be an economic boon or bust has been rowing since the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SAP taps Vancouver startup as predictive analytics partner

Vancouver startup PHEMI Health Systems has partnered with SAP AG to do analysis on the healthcare data it collects with its software product, according to a report on our sister site IT World

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Slyce.it acquires Incubes graduate Hovr.it

Calgary-based startup Slyce.it has just announced it’s acquiring Hovr.it, a graduate of the Incubes accelerator here in Toronto – and the first startup coming out of Incubes to be acquired. The terms of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Candice So

Gallop Media launches from BNotions

A former division of app development company BNotions has struck out on its own, making its foray into digital marketing last week. Making its official launch on Nov. 25, Gallop Media was originally

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Born to be Wired – A week in the life of a software startup

Bret Conkin is the CMO for FundRazr. Christian Sander is the CTO. This post is a diary of a week’s interaction in a small, fast-growing startup to illustrate the contacts, challenges and flow

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Bret Conkin

Government showcases startup support to entrepreneurs on Parliament Hill

Guest post by Véronique Hynes When the largest contingent ever of entrepreneurs met on Parliament Hill, government officials were quick to re-assure businesses they are on their side. Canada has opened its fourth

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Ideaboost accelerator announces graduates, ushers in third cohort

Toronto-based accelerator IdeaBoost launched six of its graduating startups out into the world on Wednesday, and it’s bringing in six more into the fold. In an event down at the Steam Whistle Brewery,

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