QuickBooks Online gets new look and more features

QuickBooks Online, the financial accounting software as a service used by more than 300,000  users, has been completely redesigned to include other business management features and be easier to use overall, according to

Published on: September 24th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Replace your CFO with this app

Small business owners that use QuickBooks Online or Xero to track their finances, but can't quite afford to hire a full-time chief financial officer can now turn to the cloud for help. California-based

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Angel Investors – Do they add value for entrepreneurs?

Much ado about angels has been made of late in the Canadian blogosphere - and not the kind that have wings and strum harps - but rather the kind that invest in startups,

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding

A Montreal-based non-profit organization launched a crowdfunding campaign today to help make municipal politics as appealing and accessible as a Grey Cup bet between two mayors. When the Toronto Argonauts faced the Calgary

Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sage favours Meetup.com over software user groups

Some Meetup groups are formed to go on wilderness hikes, or swap tips on crocheting techniques, or perhaps organize a singles night – other groups meet to check out the latest accounting software.

Published on: January 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Wanted: Intuit’s next killer finance app

Intuit Inc. is opening its APIs for financial data services to third party developers for the first time in its history.The goal is to spark innovations that could lead to the next Quicken,QuickBooks,

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

Minority of Canadian SMBs use accounting software, Intuit says

Fewer than half of Canadian small businesses use financial management software, according to a recent survey done for a software company that sells accounting solutions.Forty-three per cent per cent of the 960 SMB

Published on: July 10th, 2012 Howard Solomon

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

Android malware increases 1200% in first quarter: McAfee

Levels of computer malware continue to soar sky high with more than 8 million samples detected in the first quarter of 2012, according to a McAfee Inc. report.Significant jumps at the beginning of

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

$350,000 up for grabs for BC tech startups

Looking for cash to help your tech venture get off the ground or reach the next level?There’s a total of $325,000 in cash prizes to be had in the New Ventures BC Society’s

Published on: March 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How community clouds can help your business

When Mathew Lodge, senior director of cloud services for VMware, looks out over the cloud landscape and envisions how it will continue to evolve, he sees community clouds playing a big role. And

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Brandon Butler

Try crowdfunding to finance your tech startup

Five dollars for a button, $20 for a t-shirt and $1,000 for a trip to Chicago to meet the company's game developers – quite unconventional but this was how Robomodo, a Chicago-based game

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

When selling yourself as faster and cheaper is no longer enough: Part 2

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In Part 1, we introduced Host Analytics, an enterprise software vendor that delivers a suite of corporate performance management (CPM) tools through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. We discussed

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Francis Moran

Intuit hires former Apple executive to lead Canada division

A former executive of Hewlett-Packard Co. and Apple Inc. that focused on small business strategy and tailoring products for the local market is now the country manager of Canada for Intuit Inc.The Palo

Published on: January 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson