Kickstarter expanding to Canada this summer

Crowdfunding Web sites in Canada will have a big competitor in the market space later this summer when New York-based Kickstarter expands its services north of the border. The site, Kickstarter.com, allows entrepreneurs,

Published on: June 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a $1 million funding boost

Young entrepreneurs in Ontario may soon get a jump start in building their own companies, as $1 million will be going into programs geared towards their success. On Tuesday, the Ontario Centres of

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So

Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail

Canadian businesses must be prepared to embrace innovation and changes in technology - or run the risk of becoming obsolete. That was the focus of keynote speaker Peter Diamandis' talk on Monday at

Published on: May 27th, 2013 Candice So

Young entrepreneurs learning real-world skills with startup FoodStory

Last summer, Damian Matheson and Zacharie Weingarten had a weekly ritual: every Tuesday, the pair would go down to a farmer’s market at Ryerson University and pick up fresh fruit and vegetables. It

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Candice So

New VC firm raising $7 million for tech startups

Canadian high-tech startups may soon have access to another source of venture capital funding, thanks to an investor group that includes some new players on the startup scene. Pycap Venture Partners is slated

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Candice So

York Region’s ventureLAB joins Canadian Digital Media Network

At its Web 3.0 conference this week, the Canadian Digital Media Network announced that York Region's  ventureLAB  has become part of its national network.  CDMN  now has more than 20 member hubs like

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

York Region named a Startup Canada Community

Last May York Region’s ventureLAB hosted a Startup Canada Town Hall. At the time, the Startup Canada, team set out to “brainstorm community-driven ideas for supporting local entrepreneurship” with the  the 80 entrepreneurs

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

entrepreneurship@Alacrity

Program targets students in and recent graduates of engineering and business programs. Participants receive grants to cover their basic costs, living expenses and are provided office space at Wavefront in Vancouver. Graduating companies

Published on: May 10th, 2013

entrepreneurship@AccelerateTectoria

Unclear if program will be offered in 2013. 2659 Douglas Street, 2nd Floor.

Published on: May 10th, 2013

Canadian Clean Technology Accelerator (CTA@EBC)

Accelerator program supported by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and operated by Environmental Business Cluster (EBC).

Published on: May 10th, 2013

Driven

We are a mentorship driven start-up accelerator designed to provide training, support and access to capital to start-ups led by under-represented tech founders in technology. Our mission is to Teach, Engage and Inspire entrepreneurs across the globe. Our 5 month program was designed to take

Published on: May 8th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian startups building rather than selling, report says

Fewer Canadian startup CEOs are thinking of up and selling their companies, preferring to stick it out for the long haul, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In a report released

Published on: May 6th, 2013 Candice So

Startup Canada Communities to bind together entrepreneurs nation-wide

Entrepreneurs from across Canada can soon connect via a new Web site from Startup Canada – one that’s slated to be an online community for finding support, mentors, events, workspace and funding. The

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Candice So

Fundica roadshow to teach entrepreneurs how to pitch

Entrepreneurs and funders looking to make a valuable connection may get their chance, thanks to the first Funding Roadshow moving across Canada this month. For about two weeks in May, the roadshow is

Published on: April 30th, 2013 Candice So