Building a board of investors at your early stage company

This is part 2 of a two-part series on how startups can set up their governance structure. For part 1 of this series, head on over here.    Investor board nominees is a

Published on: May 11th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

HootSuite’s revenues grow by 300 per cent

Social media management platform HootSuite Media Inc. is reporting record growth of 300 per cent in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the same period last year, and has now surpassed 300

Published on: July 16th, 2013 Candice So

Number of crowdfunding sites jumped 60 per cent globally in 2011

Startups around the world raised $1.8 billion through 453 crowdfunding sites in 2011, a British report says.The number of crowdfunding sites grew by 60 lastyear, topping growthof 38 per cent in 2008, according

Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

‘Dragon’s’ new venture capital fund aims to raise $100 million

Canadian entrepreneurs might feel like a beaten boxer that can't get up off the stool for the last round of the fight, but now there's a Dragon that's willing to help them win.

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

NexJ tops Profit 200 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies

Toronto-based NexJ Systems Inc. tops this year's Profit 200 list of Canada's fastest growing companies based on revenue growth.Although NexJ posted a first-quarter netloss of $4.5 million earlierthis month, the customer relationship management

Published on: June 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Toronto ranked fourth best startup ecosystem

Some Canadian cities are being recognized by an American project to use data to measure the success of the world's top entrepreneurial ecosystems. Startup Genome is ranking Toronto as the fourth-best startup ecosystem

Published on: April 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Fast growing tech firms highlighted by TSX

TSX Venture Exchange announced its 2011 TSX Venture 50 list last week, and several Canadian technology companies made the cut. The list is a ranking of strong performing companies listed on TSX Venture

Published on: February 24th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

The truth about Microsoft SharePoint’s ‘explosive’ growth

Guessing what eye-popping growth figures Microsoft Corp. will trumpet for SharePoint, its popular portal and collaboration app, has become an annual parlor game for fans and detractors alike. At Microsoft's first global conference

Published on: October 21st, 2009 Eric Lai

Top 10 actions to help you stay ahead of the curve in 2009

For several years now, the influential analyst firm Gartner has been issuing an annual list of suggestions for CIOs' new year resolutions.Of course, the problem with such lists is that they tend not

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Martin Veitch

Five SAP strategies to understand before committing

Installing SAP applications is no picnic. Employees who are capable of deploying and maintaining SAP software are in high demand and practically form a whole profession by themselves. SAP, which built its reputation

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Jon Brodkin