FreshBooks wins iPhone award, hires VC investor

Toronto-based Web accounting software firm FreshBooks nabbed an award for its iPhone app this week.The Interaction Design Association (IXDA) award was pinned to the app released in August 2012. The app was designed

Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Uber launches taxi app in Toronto

Torontonians can now use Uber's mobile app to order a taxi. Uber has raised about $45 million in venture capital since it was founded in San Francisco in 2010. Its service – which

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

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

Wanted: President and COO for MaRS Discovery District

Canada's largest tech startup incubator wants to add more firepower to its leadership team.Two days ago, Toronto's MaRS Discovery District startedposting ads tohire a president and chief operating officer (COO). Although CEO IlseTreurnicht,

Published on: July 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Traditional resume is dead, careers site proclaims

Aleksey Vayner became a viral laughing stock when a video resume he submitted to Wall Street giant UBS Group hit Youtube, immortalizing the ambitious young jobseeker in all his karate chopping, ballroom dancing,

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

Steer clear of false starts and launch a winning job search

The days when a decent résumé could get you into the right position are gone. Now more than ever, career experts say, you have to take a strategic approach to your job search

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt