Round13 co-founder and former Dragon's Den investor Bruce Croxon has five predictions for Canadian business this year, most of them tech-related - including warnings for investors in cryptocurrency and legalized marijuana (which, he notes, will rely on tech for distribution).

Published: January 26th, 2018


If Jack and Jill had worked together to engineer a well water system …

By Leo Valiquette  Alex Reid's post on Monday about the economic necessity of supporting investment in more women-led startups is all the more timely as it comes the same week that we cheer the release

Published on: November 29th, 2012 Francis Moran

Supporting investment in women-led startups

By Alexandra Reid  Maple Leaf Angels is working with Canadian Women in Technology to create investment opportunities between angels and women-led startup companies. More than 60 angel investors, entrepreneurs, partners and sponsors filled a room in

Published on: November 27th, 2012 Francis Moran

Even angels are going enterprise

By Francis Moran  There’s been a growing amount of attention paid recently to the surge in interest by startups in working on enterprise-grade products and services rather than the quick-to-market consumer and web

Published on: November 14th, 2012 Francis Moran

CATA, Matthews want national VC program modelled after Israel’s

Billionaire tech titan Sir Terry Matthews has teamed up with one of Canada's largest tech lobby groups to call for the creation of a national venture capital strategy.Matthews, along with the Canadian Advanced

Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Life on MaRS: Help for over 2,000 startups and counting

Phase two of life on MaRS starts just under a year from now.Six years after phase one of the MaRS Discovery District officiallyopened its doors on downtown Toronto's College Street, the first majorexpansion

Published on: December 14th, 2011 Christine Wong

How startups can use social media to court angel investors

By Alexandra Reid Q and A with Bryan J. Watson Throughout his career, both in Canada and the U.K., Bryan J. Watson has been a champion of entrepreneurship as a vector for the

Published on: April 4th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff