Vancouver marketing team recruits advocate ‘A-team’ to drive referrals

When James Thomas, the chief marketing officer at Vancouver-based Allocadia Software Inc. has a problem... and no one else can help... he can turn to... if he can find them... his A-team! Except

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

4 tips for your SMB from top Canadian entrepreneurs

The term "small business" can be so misleading. The staff may be few, the assets far from astronomical, and the snack bar not exactly gourmet, but running a small business is big on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Joseph Stark

How to find a great technical co-founder

This is a guest post by Eric Rogness "Look for someone who is frankly passionate about your idea or concept," says Bohdan Zabawskyj, who has helmed technology for a number successful early stage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Michael Cayley

6 tips for choosing the right IT staff members at your startup or small business

For many small business ventures, the difference between success and failure rests in the hands of a precious few. Finding talented individuals capable of hitting the ground running while successfully conforming to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2014 David B

IBM launches mobile app toolkit for businesses large and small

LAS VEGAS – With more businesses looking towards mobile in their futures, IBM Corp. is rolling out a new toolkit for the mobile app design process, geared towards businesses of all sizes. During

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

IBM to simplify data analytics for novice users, developers

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is adding two new features to its data analytics portfolio, aimed at helping businesses refine their data and get more out of what it has to say. During

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

What makes an app developer successful: Robleh Jama of Tiny Hearts

When news broke that one of the world’s most successful mobile games - Flappy Bird - was being shut down, it left other game developers and marketers collectively scratching their heads. Why? Well,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Karim Kanji

I Think Security launches all-in-one solution for mobile, cloud, and desktops

I Think Security Ltd., a data security startup based in Waterloo, Ont., is launching a new security solution that aims to protect businesses’ data on desktops, on mobile devices, and in the cloud

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Touring MakeWorks, a co-working space for 3D printing and hardware

Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian technology awards celebrate ‘Made in Canada’

After Scott Vanstone’s wife, Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, received a posthumous award in her husband’s honour, she mentioned his dedication to teaching and to furthering the Canadian tech scene through his students. Vanstone, a former

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

New directions for MaRS and partner Wearable Wednesdays TO

MaRS Discovery District is taking a new direction in how it helps startups get off the ground, changing how it works with early stage companies in its ICE Practice – which stands for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

The funding continuum enters stage left

The rules posted yesterday by Canadian securities regulators are still being digested, but upon first read, they appear very encouraging for Canadian startups, small business and even public issuers. The regulators have struck

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Bret Conkin

3 great accounts for #FollowFriday – Bitcoin and Cdling

It's time for our weekly recommendation of people worth following on Twitter, where we bring you the people we've been interviewing, reading, or creeping for the past week. https://twitter.com/BDecentral/status/446712677667442688 We partnered with Bitcoin

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CANARIE offers cloud resources to 1,400 more ICT companies

CANARIE, a non-profit, federal government-funded research corporation focused on digital and networking technologies, is partnering with the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) Canada to help small businesses in tech with commercializing their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So