Let there be LED light, startup declares

When it comes to lighting everything from chicken coops to hospitals, entrepreneur Sean Murray says that his company's LED systems are the wave of the future.Ottawa-based Arkalumen Inc. was founded three and a

Published on: December 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Interactive videos used to teach life-saving skills

What would you do if one of your co-workers had accidentally driven a nail into the face of another colleague? If you’re not sure how you’d react to that perplexing and horrific scenario,

Published on: November 30th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Every startup needs a video ‘elevator pitch’

If you’ve run into me in person in the past couple of weeks, I’ve probably insisted on telling you about The $1,000 Minute, our YouTube elevator pitch contest for tech startups. I’m starting

Published on: November 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Art Jam creates interactive, visual platform for musicians

Most instruments are played by blowing air through a chamber or hitting a taught string, but Sound Selecta Inc. wants people to play music by tapping animated graphics on a touch screen mobile

Published on: November 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

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

Why elevator pitches don’t work with investors

What’s the problem with elevator pitches?For one thing, investors don’t care much about them, according to Dan Mothersill, a Toronto-based serial entrepreneur and angel investor who has advised and funded numerous tech start-ups.“The

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

4 tactics that make you irresistible to hiring managers

Zeroing in on your unique personal brand and communicating it consistently and effectively in your job search is a surefire strategy for attracting employers' attention and landing a new job. Here are four

Published on: April 15th, 2010 Catherine Kaputa