World’s most intelligent communities to share stories in Toronto

A conference exploring the success stories of the world’s most technologically advanced hotspots is coming to Toronto in June. The Seven Habits of Highly Intelligent Communities Summit, organized by i-Canada, will run from

Published on: May 8th, 2013

U.S. startups shop for best crowdfunding platforms

While the effort to get equity-based crowdfunding  legalized is making headway in several provinces across Canada, American startups are already sizing up what platform they’ll be using to raise money.The U.S. passed the

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian and U.S. lobby groups forge crowdfunding alliance

The main organization lobbying to legalize equity crowdfunding in Canada is teaming up with a major U.S. group to bolster its efforts. Invest CrowdFund Canada (ICC) announced today it is formally partneringwith the

Published on: October 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

IT World Canada’s Annan, Jonah among 38 Diamond Jubilee medal winners

Fawn Annan, president and group publisher of ITBusiness.ca's parent company IT World Canada, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contributions to Canada's technology industry.Annan was one of

Published on: September 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Sweeping study looks at open data and Canadian municipalities

A new study will soon put the open data practices of Canadian municipalities under the microscope.The study, to be officially launched on Oct. 21 at the i–Canada Summitin Montreal, will be the first

Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Push to legalize crowdfunding gains political steam in New Brunswick

The move to legalize equity crowdfunding in Canada is gaining steam in New Brunswick, with a push on to introduce some form of legislation in that province by this fall. Fredericton-based entrepreneurGary Stairs

Published on: June 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

CATA starts online petition to legalize crowdfunding

A day after releasing an open letter urging the federal government to provide a support framework for crowdfunding, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has started a petition to bolster the case for

Published on: June 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff