Winners of Startup Canada’s 2018 B.C. Regional Awards announced

By Startup Canada Staff Industry association Startup Canada named nine B.C.-based entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations as winners of its fifth annual Startup Canada Awards on Wednesday. The winners of the organization's B.C.

Published on: May 31st, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Software-testing hopes to inspire Indigenous communities after winning business pitch contest

An Aboriginal software-testing company has ambitious plans after winning a business pitch competition in Ottawa. Minutes after accepting the award at Ottawa's Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre, Chelsea Griffith, team-lead for software Plato

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Leaders in Davos stress diversity and inclusion of women in tech

There was a reoccuring discussion amidst all the talk about world economies and the future impact of tech on society at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos: Inequality between men and women.

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Halton Region is the burgeoning tech market you’ve never heard of

Sandwiched between the powerhouse high-tech areas of Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a region that, despite being often overlooked, offers a wide variety of untapped innovation. Halton Region is home to more than half

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes launches entrepreneur-boosting charity

Canada's youngest entrepreneurs now have access to a new helping hand as they seek to transform the country, thanks to Ryan Holmes. On Monday the founder of Vancouver-based social media platform developer Hootsuite

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Brunswick leading the way towards digital literacy and cyber security in Canada

Blue Spurs knew it had something special even before it won the Partners in Innovation category at the 2017 Amazon Web Services (AWS) City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge in June, which recognizes

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The 7 Virtues founder addresses women in IT

ITBusiness.ca sits down with Barb Stegemann, author, entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of The 7 Virtues, to discuss why women-focused events are so important and how she found her "tribe" at the 2017

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Dell invites female entrepreneurs to say ‘Hello Alice’

Dell Technologies, along with their partner Circular Board, have created an artificial intelligence-driven version of American home services website Angie’s List for female entrepreneurs called Alice. Hello Alice.com, which enables people to sign

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


Ex-Dragon says Canadian companies should take more risks but stay tolerant of diversity

Former Dragons’ Den co-host Arlene Dickinson has joined the chorus of Canadian business leaders voicing concerns about anti-immigration sentiment and travel restrictions south of the border. During a speech in Toronto Thursday, Dickinson

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Christine Wong

Uber plans to deliver investors on demand with one-day only event

Canadian entrepreneurs might daydream about tapping that UberPool button, then opening the door to their ride and discovering their backseat buddy is an investment luminary such as W. Brett Wilson or Ryan Holmes.

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Brian Jackson

5 ways to find success in strong governance practices

There is a considerable amount of writing dedicated to corporate governance for public companies; however, there is substantially less dedicated to governance for private corporations considering the number of Canadian-controlled private corporations dwarf

Published on: November 27th, 2015 Gerard Buckley

PayPal launches site of tips and tricks for global e-commerce

PayPal has launched a new site aimed at helping small businesses looking to sell internationally, finding customers outside of Canada. Earlier today, PayPal announced it was launching PassPort, a site meant to educate

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

How one woman answered Nadella on asking for a raise

Now the media frenzy has somewhat subsided over Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, let me try to put it all in perspective. I

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie