Canadian startups jumping on wearable tech bandwagon

Google Glass and Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch have drawn attention to wearable technology, but the action isn’t all south of the border. Canadian startups are developing products that use gestures to control

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Grant Buckler

Ontario’s hottest Startups? – There’s an app for that!

Landing in my inbox yesterday was a cool little app Ontario's Hottest Startups --  a high-level look at nearly 200 players in the Ontario startup ecosystem. More than just a list, the searchable

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

Why you should care about startup demo days

If you look at news on the web, it can seem like a dreary time. But there’s a lot going on that’s inspiring. Especially today as Incubes, a local incubator, as it launches

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Webcast replay: Incubes Demo Day – 5 startups debut services

We were pleased to host Incubes Demo Day webcast for its fourth cohort, live from Toronto on Sept. 10. We'll be posting the full recap of the webcast here if you missed it.

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hyperdrive adds Toronto demo day to program

The Hyperdrive accelerator program run out of Waterloo, Ont.-based Communitech Hub will extend its intensive development period from three months to six months, it announced today. After completing two cohorts in its first

Published on: July 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Incubes offers cash, IT services to latest batch of startups

A search engine for gestures. A way to sell your old clothes. Communicating the success of a digital advertising campaign. What do these things have in common? They are all products this group

Published on: July 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator pitch: ARB Labs – simplifying gestures into language

ARB Labs is a part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort and it wants to translate gestures into triggers for software systems. ARB Labs specializes in enterprise-grade gesture recognition software. It allows anyone

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ian Webster’s rise as the everyday geek hero

“Everything is amazing right now, but no one is happy” is a notorious quote by Louis C. K.. Indeed, everything is awesome. So much so that it takes companies coming up with something truly

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Extreme Startups wraps third cohort demo day, announces new managing director

Toronto-based startup accelerator Extreme Startups launched its latest cohort of five startups yesterday at a demo day event in Toronto, following its latest 12-week program of business mentorship, investment, and product refinement. Extreme

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto misses out on Intelligent Community title to Taichung, Taiwan

Taichung City, Taiwan is the Intelligent Community of the Year as awarded by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), beating out Ontario communities Toronto and Stratford for the title. The announcement came on Friday

Published on: June 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

6 startups launch as part of JOLT Demo Fest

From wearable technology products to reimagining advertising flyers, tech-driven entrepreneurs gave their best pitch last night  at the Jolt Demo Fest in Toronto as the accelerator showcased its most recent cohort of early stage

Published on: June 5th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind

A number of articles have previously been written here on ITBusiness.ca about 3D printing. Today we take an in-depth view of 3D printing from an inside perspective. Nestled in a non-descript building near

Published on: May 31st, 2013 Karim Kanji

TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line

In the heart of downtown Toronto and just blocks away from Chinatown lies TWG (The Working Group) a development house that creates Web and mobile products for clients and the community at large. I

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Eric Floresca