Amazon launches IP Accelerator program in Canada to help SMBs protect their brands 

This morning, Amazon announced the launch of its Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator program in Canada to help small and medium-sized (SMBs) businesses across the country secure a trademark and protect their brands both

Published on: April 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

8 tech startups selected to take part in 2021 Canadian Technology Accelerator Digital program

Eight Canadian startups have been selected to participate in the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Digital Silicon Valley 2021, a Canadian Trade Commissioner Service service.  This year’s participants include seven Ontario-based, early-stage tech companies

Published on: April 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Lazaridis Institute launches data platform to help Canadian tech companies grow

Canada will soon have its own data platform for technology companies looking to track their growth metrics. The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy in Waterloo, Ont.,

Published on: April 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BizON brings e-commerce convenience to buying or selling a business

Growing up, Nunzio Presta was always interested in being an entrepreneur and aspired to create a business that would truly help people. While still younger than 30, the recent Ryerson University B.Com grad was a sales

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Jonathon Shore

New Toronto accelerator seeks ‘Bitcoin 2.0’

The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to startups working in the financial technology sector, with a

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Incubes rejigs accelerator program, keeps B2B focus

Toronto-based accelerator Incubes is expanding its program to include two streams for startups and has some new faces mentoring the startups under its wing. Instead of running set 12 week-long semester with cohorts,

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Stock and corporate board structure for the new entrepreneur

Requisite disclaimer: While this guide has been reviewed by an attorney, this article does not constitute legal advice. You should consult a lawyer about any decisions that you make concerning stock and options.

Published on: February 13th, 2014 A. Traviss Corry

Mind the App: Candid

As an online vendor, it’s up to you to convince your shoppers that your product is worth buying. Nothing sells a product quite like seeing someone else enjoy it. This app integrates a

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Mind the App: Famebit

We all know YouTube as the online video destination full of cute pets, exploding Mentos-filled Coke bottles, and awesome slam dunks. But it turns out it's more than that. It’s a powerful marketing

Published on: January 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 digital marketing startups to follow on Twitter

Covering the fourth cohort grad showcase at Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups, we met some interesting people on the leading edge of the digital marketing space and reconnected with others. Whether or not you'd

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Dispute results in leadership change at Incubes accelerator

A. Traviss Corry left his role as managing director of Incubes at the end of October as a result of a dispute over the direction and ownership structure of the company. Incubes CEO

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Jolt accelerator unveils 3rd cohort

The MaRS Discovery District's in-house technology accelerator Jolt announced its third cohort of startups today. The new group of startups follows the trend lately of more business-to-business focused companies being recruited into accelerator

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Extreme Startups splits into three integrated programs

Toronto-based technology startups accelerator Extreme Startups is changing its 12-week cohort program to three integrated programs focused on developing company founders, Extreme Startup's managing director Marcus Daniels announced today in New York. Three

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Alertly offers DIY security to SMBs

For people who want peace of mind for their car, home, or office while they’re away, Canadian security startup Alertly is building a solution for that – and to finance it, it’s launching

Published on: September 18th, 2013 Candice So