Video Rewind: How to start-up a security business

Security continues to be a major concern for businesses of all sized as they prepare for 2011. As security vendors and experts dish out their annual predictions for the coming year, we thought

Published on: December 23rd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

10 things to know when taking your tech firm global

For many local technology companies explosive growth means daring to leave the comforts of home, according to serial entrepreneurs and investors supporting an initiative to help Canadian businesses expand to international markets.“Don't get

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

StockTwits founder wants you to learn from his mistakes

Social media investor Howard Lindzon took a pass on putting money in Zynga (of Mafia Wars and Farmville fame), said no to investing on microblogging hit Twitter, and missed the angle once more

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to turn great tech ideas into a successful business

Great IT inventions do not always translate into successful businesses. In fact, according to a Toronto-based SMB (small and medium sized business) mentor, many inventors end up wasting time and money on developing

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Sneak Peek: Thought Controlled Computing with InteraXon

When I was first introduced to InteraXon, a device was placed on my head and I was told that if I focused my thoughts, I'd be able to control the images I was looking

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Krista Napier

HSBC awards provide offer Canadian businesses much need visibility

Are you operating a Canadian firm doing business abroad and would like to generate some publicity around your company?HSBC Bank Canada recently launched an awards program that just might be the answer.

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Should your business be on eBay?

Lately a lot’s being said about businesses needing to stake their claim on the social media arena. But does your business need to have presence on an online auction site such as eBay

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to become Canada’s top eBay seller

Two Thornhill, Ont. teenaged brothers dreamt up a global business selling golf balls, and drove their company to the top of eBay Canada's contest last year.Does you business have what it takes to

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Budget a big letdown for small Canadian firms

"Paltry" funds earmarked for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the 2010 federal budget, have come in for heavy criticism by tech industry observers. "There's really nothing much for SMBs -- nothing has

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Tech key to resounding success of women-run firms in Canada

Women-run businesses are multiplying by leaps and bounds in Canada and, according to a CIBC report, the number of such firms should reach one million this year. The report – released in 2004

Published on: February 10th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Canada’s ‘most innovative’ start-ups announced

Start-up tech companies being recognized for their innovative products say the past year's grinding economy actually helped sharpen their competitive edge. The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) announced its Top 20 list of nominees

Published on: November 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Munch n’ mingle your way to business success – three experts show you how

Communities of interest in various Canadian cities are offering startups and entrepreneurs a wide array of resources and tools to effectively grow their business.The activities of these communities – and the benefits of

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Meet the Whiz Kids: 10 Overachievers under 21

Mark Zuckerberg, watch your back. Sergey and Larry? Consider early retirement. The next generation is coming up fast, and they aren't waiting for you Web 2.0 geezers to step aside. Here are 10

Published on: May 20th, 2008 Dan Tynan