Canadian startups go abroad for cash and customers

Just how far will Canadian tech startups go for money and mentorship?For some, going overseas is just the ticket. Antsy for Canada’s financing scene to rebound but wary of the crowded,cutthroat startup scene

Published on: January 24th, 2012 Christine Wong

Moncton startup dials into demand for big name business advice

You could call it dial-a-dealmaker.One of Canada’s best-known, east coast, high-tech entrepreneurs is usinga low-tech way to connect budding entrepreneurs with big name businessexperts: the phone. Would-be CEOs can get one-on-one advice over

Published on: January 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Top Canadian Internet memes of 2011 [Infographic]

Best wishes for the holiday season and a Happy New Year from the staff at ITBusiness.ca to all of our readers.For Christmas, we got you this infographic of the top Internet memes of

Published on: December 25th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Canadians replacing PCs, TV, and landlines with mobile tech

PC use, landline phones and paid TV service subscriptions are on thewane as consumers gravitate toward mobile devices and free content, anew KPMG study of global convergence trends shows.PCs are still more popular

Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Canadian Web surfers are world’s top video consumers

Canada's love affair with online video and smartphones is fuelling big growth in mobile marketing that rivals the U.S. scene, the latest research shows. Canadians consume more video on the Web than any

Published on: December 9th, 2011 Christine Wong

Facebook’s terms of service doomed Canadian class-action lawsuit

The law firm representing Canadian members of Facebook in a class-action lawsuit decided settlement was the best option after a Quebec judge determined the case had to be litigated in Santa Clara, Calif.Merchant

Published on: December 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Facebook to settle Canadian class-action by paying lawyer’s fees

Editor's Note: Read an updated version of this story here.Facebook will pay $76,000 to a Winnipeg-based law firm representing nearly half of all Canadians in a class-action lawsuit stemming from privacy concerns.Merchant Law

Published on: December 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Wave Accounting and Wattpad win people’s choice awards at CIX

Toronto-based Wave Accounting won the people's choice award as most innovative ICT company at the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) today, and Wattpad took the digital media category prize.Twenty companies in the digital media

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canada’s tech firms growing even as VC shrinks

Canadian tech firms are doing more with a lot less.Canuck technology companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50list grew their revenues by an average of 5,020 per cent each this year-- the third

Published on: October 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

Under-30 entrepreneurs fail to woo investors with startup pitches

It’s a nightmare for most of us: a big white screen, a PowerPoint presentation, and nowhere to hide. But that age-old format recently gave some of Canada’s most ambitious young entrepreneurs an opportunity

Published on: August 30th, 2011 Christine Wong

Canada plucks game developer talent from Britain

Money talks, as they say, and if you work in a field with high demand, you'll go wherever the money and benefits are the best. According to UK trade association TIGA, this very

Published on: July 12th, 2011 Pete Davison

Facebook Deals comes to Canada, beta features 11 retail partners

A beta program of Facebook Deals is now live in Canada and features discount offers from 11 different retail partners, according to the social network's Canadian headquarters.Deals is an extension of Facebook Places,

Published on: January 31st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canadians want online tools to access healthcare records

Most Canadians seek a greater role in managing their own healthcare and want online tools to help them do that, according to a recent study by The Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions.The Centre's

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Dell, HP back Microsoft’s appeal against Word ban

Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's two largest computer makers, have sided with Microsoft in its appeal of a ban that would block Word sales in the U.S. The two companies warned

Published on: September 1st, 2009 Gregg Keizer