This startup can help you shop online for the things you actually want

With the holidays just weeks away, one of the first places many people will go to for gifts are online stores and e-commerce websites. But if you ask Charles Benaiah, online stores are

Published on: November 18th, 2014 Candice So

ScribbleLive acquires CoverItLive, plans platform integration

Toronto-based web platform creators Scribble Technologies Inc. has acquired another well-known live publishing platform in CoveritLive from California-based Demand Media. CoveritLive is used by major media brands across North America to cover live

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toronto company plays ads around videos, not before them

Jolted Media Group Ltd. (JMG) has signed a partnership with AOL Canada, finalizing an agreement to serve ads across AOL’s sites. With AOL Canada as its first partner, the Toronto-based company will be

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Elevator Pitch: AppGeek – do more with your smartphone

A part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort, AppGeek offers a crowd-sourced app discovery system that recommends iPhone apps to you based on your interests and personality. AppGeek says that businesses launch more

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Four common mistakes among startup founders

Startups get bombarded on all sides with dire warnings of their imminent doom. With adages like "fail hard and fail fast," "75 per cent of startups will fail," etc. it's not too difficult

Published on: July 4th, 2013 Candice So

Brika connects shoppers and makers through e-commerce

Startup name: Brika Co-founders: Kena Paranjape, crafter of brand; Jen Koss, builder of business Offices: BRIKA, 500 Sherbourne St, Ste 2109, Toronto, Ontario Funding: $500,000 secured out of $1 million Startup premise:   Touted

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Candice So