Startup news round-up: April 17, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Pebble is rolling towards a record, Canadian crowdfunding pleas continue, and self-publishing gives way to social publishing online.A Kickstarter record

Published on: April 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: April 12, 2012

Two University of Toronto computer engineering students hope other universities throughout North America will adopt social academic network and talent management platform they developed.Social media talent management CoursePeer (http://www.coursepeer.com), which is currently being

Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Vancouver mobile game startup gives back to community

Vancouver gaming startup Pepperdev Studios is using the power of crowdfunding to raise funds for a local hospital. The studio launched the fund raiser following the lunach of its first title: Hungry Fins.After

Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Round-up: April 2, 2012

Here's what's making headlines on the startup scene today:Virtual store opens in Toronto Starting today Guelph, Ont. startup Well.ca has opened what it callsthe first QR code virtual store in North America on

Published on: April 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news roundup: March 27, 2012

In today's startup headlines, Startup Canada wraps up its Nova Scotia tour, CATA applauds the U.S. crowdfunding bill, and Toronto's Hashcaster helps optimize Twitter for live events.Startup Canada out east Over 500 people

Published on: March 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news roundup: March 26, 2012

Here's a brief roundup of what's making news today in the world of technology startups:•    Crowdfunding is a step closer tobecoming legal in the United States now that the U.S. JOBS Act has

Published on: March 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news Round-up: March 16, 2012

Here's startup news making headlines at other news sites and blogs around the Web: Toronto became the latest city serviced by on-demand car service Uber yesterday. This San Francisco-based company operates its service

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Web site reunites Montreal couple with their long lost photos

When Montreal residents Shoshana and her husband Dez visited the New York City area in 2008 and lost a tiny 512MB SD card from their Canon PowerShot camera, they were heartbroken. Some 140

Published on: February 24th, 2012 Zohra Ashpari

Canada lags behind U.S. in supporting small businesses

by Christine Wong We Canadians tend to get our backs up when people assume we’re exactly the same as Americans, but with different accents, eh? For proof of just how different we are,

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Legalize crowdfunding or risk losing startups to U.S., CATA says

Canadian tech entrepreneurs will lag behind their American rivals if Canada doesn't mirror U.S. moves to allow online crowdfunding for startups, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance warns. Under current U.S. and Canadian laws,

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Try crowdfunding to finance your tech startup

Five dollars for a button, $20 for a t-shirt and $1,000 for a trip to Chicago to meet the company's game developers – quite unconventional but this was how Robomodo, a Chicago-based game

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Nestor Arellano