Articles By Martin Studzinski

Calgary business experts encourage risk-taking

Calgary's Small Business Summit on Wednesday focused on the essential building blocks for small businesses—from the smart risks you need to take, to the seeds entrepreneurs are planting to raise the next generation

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Martin Studzinski

Hookflash video conferencing unveiled

Calgary-based Hookflash aims to foster a social way of communicating for the business community.The public received their first glimpse of the Hookflash video conferencing software Wednesday, at a preview session held at Innovate

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Martin Studzinski

Most expensive mobile purchase ever made: $300,000

Discussion was centered on the trends and challenges in mobile development at Digital Alberta's Mobile Innovation Showcase on Tuesday.Tablets are the favorite trend agreed panelists from Poynt, WMode, Mediumrare, and Kryos, with excitement

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Martin Studzinski

Kawk Fighter wins Calgary entrepreneur pitch battle

Even in the fast-paced tech world, startups often spend months building their team, honing their product, and practicing their pitch. Startup Weekend Calgary compressed this cycle into a 54-hour event, giving developers and

Published on: February 6th, 2012 Martin Studzinski

Major accolades awarded to Orpyx at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party

An evening of local startups pitching to Calgary’s tech elite resulted in Orypx Medical Technologies Inc recognized as Calgary’s rising star, receiving accolades at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party on Thursday. Out of a

Published on: December 5th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Invest more in digital infrastructure, warns TechRev Innovator

At a night celebrating Calgary's entrepreneurial tech success, one mobile video distribution business executive warned that the growth of Canada'a digital startups could be hampered unless more is done to improve Internet infrastructure.

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Accelerate Okanagan builds tech community in Canada’s

Accelerate Okanagan Programs Director Jeff Keen is enthusiastic about the growth of the tech industry in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley, citing the rapidly increasing number of startups joining the Accelerate Okanagan's programs as

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Six reasons to keep your startup in Canada, from HootSuite

Your startup doesn't need to move to the U.S. to achieve success – in fact staying on Canuck soil will make it easier to retain top talent while keeping a high standard of

Published on: August 23rd, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Mobile booming like early days of search, Google Canada chief says

Mobile growth is expanding just as fast as search in its early days, and entrepreneurs should be taking advantage of that to build startups that can address small business pain, according to the

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Canadian start-ups get helping hand from Silicon Valley Canucks

They have hit it big south of the border and are now ready to lend a helping hand to fellow Canadian entrepreneurs developing their companies in the tech industry.Although the organization has only

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Lululemon and WestJet say social media presence goes beyond advertising

Lululemon Athletica Inc. turned its Facebook Page into a virtual presence for its local retailers, while WestJet used its page as a crisis response centre.Social media stakeholders from these organizations spoke at last

Published on: June 20th, 2011 Martin Studzinski