D-Link’s Extreme SMB Networking Makeover offers $10,000 prize

Update: Our first finalist has been selected! AGSI is a Hornby, Ont.-based IT services, Web services, and hosting provider that is our first of three candidates to receive an Extreme SMB Networking Makeover. Read

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Follow us on LinkedIn for a chance to win a Wind Mobile prize package

Contest update: The contest period has closed and we have a winner! Glen Ford will receive the Wind Mobile prize package. Thanks to all those who followed us on LinkedIn and we continue to

Published on: September 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canada’s meeting of the minds: ideacity coverage from ITBusiness.ca

A woman who works 90 hours a week and used a 72-step checklist to find a husband through online dating. A man who was obsessed with the formation of celestial bodies and discovered

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Telus, Globe and Mail kick-off $100,000 ‘Challenge’ competition

Canadian small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that can articulately describe a challenge they are facing and how $100,000 could help overcome that challenge have a chance to win $100,000 in a contest launched

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

99designs launches tools for ‘Pro’ users

A Web service that helps small businesses organize contests based around graphic design needs has launched a professional tool set targeted at creative agencies and marketing departments, it announced this week. 99designs has

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian undergraduate students challenged to spread ‘tech fever’

Canadian undergraduate students are being challenged to turn as many of their peers into tech nerds as possible by the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC).In a contest started Aug. 1, the CUTC asks

Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why crowd design contests aren’t all bad

Two design contest Web sites have recently set up a local shop in Canada. Both DesignCrowd and 99designs have registered a dot-ca address to cater to the Canadian market within the past year.

Published on: July 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Uplifting escalator ad pitch wins 19-year-old student $25,000

Douglas Lusted has nowhere to go but up after pocketing $25,000 for his winning pitch on escalator advertising technology at a recent University of Waterloo competition.Lusted, just 19, has developed technology to place

Published on: June 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

University of Waterloo wins top-10 spot at global coding contest

The University of Waterloo once again had the best Canadian showing at the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) finishing in ninth place overall at the University of Warsaw

Published on: May 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Loyal ITBusiness.ca Facebook fan to get free BlackBerry PlayBook

During the past few weeks the number of “likes” on the ITBusiness Facebook page has been growing steadily. Thanks to you, our readers, friends and followers, today that number has reached more than

Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Mobile developers: Enter our contest to win a Windows Phone 7

Complete this mobile industry survey and enter to win a Windows Phone 7 device. The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC) is calling upon content producers and ICT companies with mobile offerings to complete

Published on: December 9th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Enter ‘The $1,000 Minute’ contest for Canadian tech startups

The entry period for The $1,000 Minute has come to a close. Thank you for your interest in the contest, and especially all those who entered. We saw more than 30 videos submitted

Published on: November 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Tell us how you use your tablet and win $500 in prizes

Prove to the world that tablets are more than just nifty tech eye-candy, watching videos and playing Angry Birds – tell us: How do you use your tablet for business?Do you have an

Published on: September 30th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Last chance to enter ‘heroic’ business contest

1&1 Canada’s My Business Heroes contest, for which I'm a judge, wraps up today. This is the first time the company has launched the contest, where Canadians can nominate businesses they feel have

Published on: August 12th, 2011 Harmeet Singh