Startup Canada announces 2018 Atlantic regional award winners

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By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada honoured nine entrepreneurs, businesses, and support organizations from across Atlantic Canada on Thursday night,

Ontario Election: Capital Hill Group analyzes top parties’ (slim) platforms on high-tech industry

By Ari Laskin, consultant, Capital Hill Group With Ontario voting in a new government and Party today, it's worth taking a look at what (minimal) information the Parties have released discussing what they

Published on: June 7th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Winners of Startup Canada’s 2018 B.C. Regional Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada named nine B.C.-based entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations as winners of its fifth annual Startup Canada Awards on Wednesday. The winners of the organization's B.C.

Published on: May 31st, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Winners of 2018 Prairies Startup Canada Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff On May 25th, more than 200 business owners, innovators, community builders, and family members gathered in Winnipeg to celebrate some of Canada's top entrepreneurs at the

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

An expert’s survey of the Smart Cities Challenge

By Roy Wiseman On April 24, 2018, the window closed for submitting applications for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. By that date, 132 proposals had been submitted from 199 communities across Canada, with

Published on: May 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff editor Eric Emin Wood awarded for excellence in reporting

ITWC's very own Eric Emin Wood, the editor of this fine website, is the winner of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance's (CATA) MNP Excellence in Science & Technology Reporting Award. The award is

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Wade Barnes of Farmers Edge

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called “Future Now,” aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit down and

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Michael Katchen, CEO of Wealthsimple

Michael Katchen is the CEO and co-founder of Wealthsimple, a leading online investing service operating in Canada, United States, and the United Kingdom. Before starting Wealthsimple, he worked at a YC-backed startup called

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

4 ways to create an engaging and marketable blog in 2018

From dull, keyword-heavy texts to meaningless blog posts only written in the interest of garnering “likes,” content marketing has gone through various phases over the years, and some of them have been pretty

Published on: April 27th, 2018 Ellie Martin

The Business Leadership Podcast: Ami Shah, CEO of Peekapak

Ami Shah is the Co-Founder & CEO of Peekapak, an edtech startup that teaches social-emotional learning skills like self-regulation, empathy and teamwork in the class and home. Ami earned her MBA from INSEAD

Published on: April 26th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

How to market your VR product

Virtual reality (VR) is fast becoming actual reality. Only a few decades ago, it seemed that VR would never come to be. The hardware needed was so extensive and the software so complex

Published on: April 19th, 2018 Ellie Martin

Catherine Boivie: Internet robbery on the high seas

It is time for cruise lines to recognize that technology is important for cruise passengers! I just finished a voyage through the Panama Canal with a large cruise line (which shall remain nameless)

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The importance of optimizing your website for e-commerce [infographic]

No business wants to admit that its e-commerce website is letting its operations down, but it likely isn't working as hard as you are. Have you recently ramped up your marketing efforts only

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Joseph Stark

The Business Leadership Podcast: Eli Aleyner, GM of alliances at Pivotal

Eli Aleyner is a senior product and business development professional and currently a GM for alliances at Pivotal. Responsible for product, engineering, marketing, GTM & sales leverage through partnering with one of the

Published on: April 13th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo