Elevator Pitch: Modreal – your personal online lookbook

A startup in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, Modreal is creating a social engagement platform to connect fashions brands with the people who love their clothes. Users can browse the latest

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Fashion Forward – realize your closet wealth

Fashion Forward is a startup taking part in the fourth cohort of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and is offering free local online classifieds across Canada for used clothing. Most people are only wearing 60

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Qoints – how success is measured

Qoints is a startup involved with the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and it wants to help brands understand and measure the success of digital campaigns. Qoints co-founders Harris Maxwell and Cory

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Speaker event: Fostering innovation’s connection to gardening

My apartment in downtown Toronto is in the midst of dense commercial buildings and I never imagined it'd be a suitable place to do any gardening. My only outdoor space is a small

Published on: July 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Montreal kicks off bigger and better International Startup Festival

Anyone who's been to Montreal in the summertime knows that this city makes the most of its brief season of heat by staging a seemingly never-ending procession of festivals. Three years ago, the

Published on: July 12th, 2013 Francis Moran

An Inside view: The global perception of Canada’s leading role with launch of The Startup Visa Canada program

On April 1, 2013, Citizen and Immigration Canada (CIC) officially launched "Startup Visa Canada." This is the first program of it's kind in the world. I am excited and encouraged to see the

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS’ innovation ’tissue’

It's just his second day on the job as head of Toronto's MaRS information technology, communications and entertainment (ICE) sector, and Salim Teja feels like he's a perfect fit. "The experience and skills

Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Incubes to offer cash, IT services with new partners

Toronto-based startup incubator Incubes will have something new to offer its next cohort thanks to partnerships with IT solutions firm T4G Inc. and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF). Toronto-based IT services outfit

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The Next 36

The goal of The Next 36 is to increase Canadian prosperity by developing Canada’s next generation of high impact entrepreneurs. Started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, The Next 36 provides a series of life

Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Multiplicity Accelerator

Multiplicity is a sales-focused business accelerator and co-working ecosystem, based in the heart of Downtown Toronto.  By connecting entrepreneurs with startup experts who help to solve strategy and execution-related problems, Multiplicity accelerates the

Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

No treasure map to startup funding, entrepreneurs told

What makes a business worth investing in? It turns out that business founders and prospective investors might have very different ideas of that entirely. On March 13, ventureLAB, York Regions Innovation Centre hosted

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Centre for Social Innovation launches crowdfunding platform

A new crowdfunding platform akin to Kickstarter or Indiegogo will launch this week with a focus on social innovation and offering a membership at an entrepreneurial hub. Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Gerard Buckley on importance of angels

Gerard Buckley is an ITBusiness.ca Community Blogger and one of the mentors with Incubes. As the director of Jaguar Capital, he has an inside point of view on the relationships between investors and

Published on: March 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Brad Feld on creating startup eco-systems, keeping startup spouses

We had the chance to interview Brad Feld live at Incubes Demo Day in Toronto. The founder of TechStars spoke with us about the importance of incubators in building a healthy startup eco-system,

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson