Incubes Demo Day – Webcast replay

We're pleased to present the recording of the live broadcast of Incubes Demo Day from The Arcadian in downtown Toronto. See three new startups unveiled to the public and give their best pitch to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto startups kick off Elevator World Tour at CN Tower

Mejuri topped a large field of startups to win the first elevator pitch contest held atop Toronto’s CN Tower on Thursday. The Toronto startup, which incorporates crowdsourcing into its online jewelry business, beat

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 1st, 2013 Christine Wong

Incubes shifts focus to business-to-business startups

Welcome back to Incubes.You remember this downtown Toronto business incubator. We visited just last summer to meet the entrepreneurs creating Internet businesses here. But this downtown hub already has a new cohort of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

FreshBooks wins iPhone award, hires VC investor

Toronto-based Web accounting software firm FreshBooks nabbed an award for its iPhone app this week.The Interaction Design Association (IXDA) award was pinned to the app released in August 2012. The app was designed

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

Uberflip’s guide to bootstrapping your startup

Lack of capital is a common complaint of Canadian technology startups, but what if you could find a way to grow your business without outside funding?It sounds like a monumental challenge, but it’s

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

Toronto named one of world’s most intelligent communities

Toronto has been named on a list of the world's most innovative hot spots for information and communications technology by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). The annual practice of naming a "Smart 21"

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator pitch videos from Incubes third cohort

Toronto-based startup incubator Incubes unveiled its third cohort in December, and has now collaborated with ITBusiness.ca to release elevator pitch videos featuring the new firms.Incubes latest round of startups has a distinctly business-to-business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Fashion Forward hones in on used clothing in online classifieds market

A Toronto-based business is trying to provide an online solution for those with overflowing wardrobes that is more specific than hocking stuff on Craigslist. Fashion Forward offers free accounts to Canadians and Americans

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

Spark Centre kindles two e-health startups

Toronto residents are often accused of being too self-centred by those who live outside the city, and it’s no exception when it comes to startup activity.It’s easy to get sucked into the large

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TeamBuy and Dealfind set to merge: report

Two Toronto-based group buying Web sites – TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind -  are set to merge, reports the blog of the Canadian Deals Association. The unconfirmed merger marks the consolidation in the group buying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Verelo failed fast to avoid ‘zombie company’ fate, founder says

Verelo Inc. founder Andrew McGrath says he’s taking the “fail fast” philosophy to heart as he closes down his Web site monitoring business and seeks to return his early investor’s funds. McGrath sent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Technicity: Innovating investment with crowdfunding

You've probably participated in some form of crowdfunding before. Chipping in to a friend's fundraising drive before they run that marathon, pooling money at the office to help a colleague bankroll a newborn

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Incubes reveals trio of startups for third cohort

Toronto-based Internet startup incubator Incubes has unveiled the third batch of young firms that will take part in its three-month program.The firms have already been at Incubes’ new downtown location for two weeks,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Wave Accounting transforms with new Wave rebrand

Toronto-based online accounting software startup Wave Accounting is rebranding itself and calling out its major competitors in the bookkeeping business.Wave Accounting has re-launched to become WaveApps.com and has launched a suite of new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson