Articles By Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Workplace Productivity with Jordan Sheridan of Microsoft Canada

Recently, Microsoft and Ipsos released a report that showed if leaders want to drive growth and innovation, they must foster a workplace culture that unleashes their employees’ creative approach to problem solving and

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Hessie Jones on Artificial Intelligence

Hessie Jones is a media entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in both media and digital advertising. Currently, she is helping companies understand the potential of using Artificial Intelligence to better understand

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji – Drew Henson, Twenty2b

Starting up your own business is one thing. However, starting your own business and then deciding to build your own product while servicing clients is quite another. In my conversation with Toronto-based tech

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: John Ellis on the “Zero Dollar Car”

In the very near future, the data collected from people during an online or offline activity may be more important than the the activity itself. John Ellis is an expert in Big Data

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Seth Greene on marketing with podcasts

ED -- ITBusiness.ca is pleased to partner with Karim Kanji on his new podcast, Tech Talks with Karim Kanji. Karim is a long-time friend of ITBusiness.ca, and was previously blogging with us. He's

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Karim Kanji

8 secrets from a top Canadian venture capitalist

At the recent Fireside Conference held just outside Bancroft, Ontario, top Canadian fintech venture capitalist Christian Lassonde shared some insights into the mindset of a venture capitalist (VC). Focusing on fintech, Lassonde has invested in

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Karim Kanji

Entrepreneurs to meet with investors around campfire in cottage country

As soon as summer is finished you will notice more yellow buses on the road, marking the official end of summer. At the same time, a large group of entrepreneurs will be making

Published on: August 5th, 2016 Karim Kanji

Instagram to bring brand pages to Canadians before the end of the year

In a recent visit to Facebook's new Toronto offices, Marne Levine, Instagram's COO, announced that of the 400 million monthly active users on the platform, 8.5 million of them are Canadian. In conjunction with

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Karim Kanji

Top 4 things that mattered about Facebook’s F8 update

Earlier this week, Facebook held its F8 conference in California. The (almost) annual conference is an opportunity for the social media giant to announce new platform integrations, marketing opportunities and overall successes. Here

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Karim Kanji

5 Canadians to watch in digital technology in 2016

2015 was a very eventful year in Canada. We saw Justin Trudeau's Liberals topple the Harper Conservatives decade long grip on power in this country. When it came to technology, we continued to

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Karim Kanji

Brands and U2 take to Periscope (and Meerkat) to reach fans and customers

Earlier this year we were introduced to livestreaming apps Meerkat and then Twitter-owned Periscope. While Meerkat grew out of the popular South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Periscope launched as the more

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Karim Kanji

Canadian smartphone use on the rise, but apps in decline: report

Everyone has a smartphone. I mean, if my mother has a smartphone then everyone must have a smartphone. Or so I thought. Year-over-year smartphone penetration has increased 24 per cent! Last month Catalyst

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Karim Kanji

What the recent announcements at F8 mean for advertisers

Facebook's annual F8 conference is typically all about developers networking and sharing code snippets with each other. But this year, the announcements coming out of F8 will have an impact on both businesses

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Karim Kanji

Twitter showcases best in-class during Advertising Week Canada

All last week, the Canadian marketing and advertising world was busy showcasing the most popular campaigns and innovations at FFWD 2015, or Advertising and Marketing Week in Toronto. Twitter Canada played host to a session titled,

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Karim Kanji

5 Canadians to watch in digital technology in 2015

If you're wondering who are going to be the movers and shakers in 2015 in digital technology in Canada you've arrived at the correct spot! 2014 was a year that saw many developments in

Published on: January 5th, 2015 Karim Kanji