Ottawa’s $100M procurement program ‘great,’ but only a first step – analyst

A new program that will see the federal government spend $100 million to procure technology from Canadian startups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is an excellent boost for Canada's technology sector, but

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

More CFOs looking to cloud, AI for financial reporting: EY

Chief financial officers face significant technology challenges as they struggle to make financial reporting more accurate and efficient, according to a report from EY (Ernst & Young) this month. However, they are also

Published on: December 21st, 2016 Danny Bradbury

ATB Financial, PwC leaders receive top marks in Glassdoor’s Canadian CEO list

The leaders behind an Alberta financial services institution, a human resources software maker, and two high-profile consultation firms are among the five CEOs with the highest rate of support from Canadian employees, according

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Nominees named for Ontario entrepreneur of the year

Ernst & Young LLP (E&Y) has announced its regional finalists for Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year, in what is now the 20th year of the competition. On Thursday, E&Y announced the names of

Published on: July 5th, 2013 Candice So

If Jack and Jill had worked together to engineer a well water system …

By Leo Valiquette  Alex Reid's post on Monday about the economic necessity of supporting investment in more women-led startups is all the more timely as it comes the same week that we cheer the release

Published on: November 29th, 2012 Francis Moran

HootSuite, Wattpad, Wajam among entrepreneur of the year winners

This year's winners of the Ernst & Young Canadian entrepreneur of the year awards include a strong showing by both startups and more established tech firms. Martin-Luc Archambault picked up the award for

Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

Crowdfunding could fill void left by dip in IPO market: study

The number of tech firm IPOs fell last year as political and economic instability continued to rock public markets around the world, new Ernst & Young data show.There were 149 tech IPOs in

Published on: July 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Tech CEOs all over ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ awards

Canadian technology entrepreneurs are featuring prominently in this year's Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.The awards show is in its 19th year and is featuring finalists from four regions of Canada;

Published on: July 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian entrepreneurs are the world’s most optimistic, eh?

Canadian entrepreneurs are the most optimistic in the world by a country mile, a new Ernst & Young report concludes.Sixty-one per cent of Canadian entrepreneurs said theyfeel confidentabout the economic direction of their

Published on: July 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff