Engineers connected to growing Web firms at ‘Extreme’ dinners

Entrepreneurs are often told they have to be committed to their business 24/7 to succeed these days, but hey, you have to eat some time.That may be the theory that Extreme Startups is

Published on: June 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

No funding? Stop being lazy and become a lean startup

Alistair Croll will have some tough medicine for entrepreneurs to swallow at an upcoming Montreal event: stop your belly-aching about not having access to capital, and stop wasting everyone's time with products and

Published on: June 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Starting Point: June 18 to 24

What are the hottest startup events coming up ahead of summer's official kick-off? Find out by watching Starting Point, informing you of all the best events you'll want to attend next week.Think we

Published on: June 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

Dell launches $100M credit fund for startups

Dell on Thursday announced the creation of a $100 million credit fund aimed at giving startups the "financial and scalable technology resources they need to maximize potential for innovation, speed to market and

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Startup news round-up: May 30, 2012

With per-record data breach cost coming up to $204 and the average business disruption linked to non-compliance reaching as high as $3.3 million, focusing on compliance standards and preventative security measures has become

Published on: May 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 29, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs for May 29.All about accelerators Ben Yoskovitz was interviewed by a Wall Street Journal reporter about the recent boom in

Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada tour passes through York Region

The Regional Municipality of York got to experience its own eagerly anticipated Startup Canada town hall event today in Markham, at the Markham Convergence Centre (MCC). “We are very pleased to be hosting

Published on: May 28th, 2012 Jonathon Shore

Psst! Top startup secrets revealed at Mesh Conference 2012

by Christine Wong The best way to find out what it’s really like to launch a tech startup – and get advice for your own startup venture – is to get the goods

Published on: May 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Infographic reveals who works for startups

In recent years we've heard it trumpeted all over the place. Entrepreneurs and their startups are the engine of the Canada economy. But who actually works for startups? Information services tracking firm CB

Published on: May 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CIX Canadian Technology Accelerator

Accelerator program supported by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service. Applicants must submit their profiles to CIX Top 20 program to be considered. Two addresses: Plug and Play Tech Center North Wolfe Road Sunnyvale, CA,

Published on: May 10th, 2012

9 Alberta tech innovators nominated for $100,000 Manning Innovation Awards

A record nine nominees from southern Alberta are contending for the country’s largest innovation prize, the Manning Innovation Awards.The $100,000 top purse, plus $25,000 and $10,000 awards, are presented each year to Canadians

Published on: April 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

From Eqentia to Engagio: why entrepreneurs should have ‘blurry vision’

Social media entrepreneur William Mougayar loves to comment – on almost anything and almost anywhere. So it’s probably no surprise that his latest venture, Engagio, is all about enabling people to gather all

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

$5M released to help 160 Southern Ontario tech startups get to market

Southern Ontario’s startup community got a boost today from the federal government with the release of nearly $5 million earmarked to help some 450 graduates in the science and technology fields develop their

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

How good are Canada’s universities at creating startups?

Like many university students, Aditya Bali finds delayed and missed parcel deliveries a “royal pain.”Bali and his friends Mike McCauley and Jay Shah, fourth year engineering students at The University of Waterloo, are

Published on: March 14th, 2012 Nestor Arellano