American CMOs recognized for innovation in marketing

Earlier this month, New York-based association The CMO Club announced the first ever winners in its new CMO Awards that include categories for leadership, officers, rising star, programmatic marketing, president's circle, and marketing

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The Working Group CEO to speak on community building as business plan

For Dominic Bortolussi, CEO of The Working Group, community building is built on getting people together to drink wine. When the entrepreneur started his Web development and design firm in Toronto 11 years

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Speaker event: Fostering innovation’s connection to gardening

My apartment in downtown Toronto is in the midst of dense commercial buildings and I never imagined it'd be a suitable place to do any gardening. My only outdoor space is a small

Published on: July 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Russia is kicking our butts at problem solving and that’s a shame

The goal Paul Henderson scored in 1972 Summit Series to claim victory over the USSR will forever be a part of the Canadian cultural memory. In the midst of the Cold War when

Published on: July 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Bitmaker Labs resumes classes, avoids regulation

A Toronto-based coding school is resuming classes after shutting down operations early last week due to legal risks posed by an investigation by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Following several media

Published on: June 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ian Webster’s rise as the everyday geek hero

“Everything is amazing right now, but no one is happy” is a notorious quote by Louis C. K.. Indeed, everything is awesome. So much so that it takes companies coming up with something truly

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail

Canadian businesses must be prepared to embrace innovation and changes in technology - or run the risk of becoming obsolete. That was the focus of keynote speaker Peter Diamandis' talk on Monday at

Published on: May 27th, 2013 Candice So

New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS’ innovation ’tissue’

It's just his second day on the job as head of Toronto's MaRS information technology, communications and entertainment (ICE) sector, and Salim Teja feels like he's a perfect fit. "The experience and skills

Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Live Webcast: SAP Sapphire Now day 2

Join ITBusiness.ca in Orlando for day two of Sapphire as he live tweets the keynote. Watch the video feed below and join in the conversation in the Twitter widget further down the page.

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses aren’t spending enough on innovation: report

A new report from the Conference Board of Canada is calling out Canada’s business community for failing to invest in innovation, releasing a report card that ranks Canada near the bottom of its

Published on: April 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

No treasure map to startup funding, entrepreneurs told

What makes a business worth investing in? It turns out that business founders and prospective investors might have very different ideas of that entirely. On March 13, ventureLAB, York Regions Innovation Centre hosted

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Centre for Social Innovation launches crowdfunding platform

A new crowdfunding platform akin to Kickstarter or Indiegogo will launch this week with a focus on social innovation and offering a membership at an entrepreneurial hub. Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tax credits not the answer to innovation blast-off

Could our country really be just one tax break for investors away from unlocking its innovation potential? That’s what Liberal leadership candidate Marc Garneau suggested at StartupGrind Toronto on Tuesday night.  The MP and

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Monica Goyal

Building a new health tech innovation ecosphere collaboratively in York Region

A very different kind of four hour kickoff event took place on January 15th in Newmarket, Ontario, hosted by the Southlake Regional Health Centre community hospital. The “Healthcare Ecosphere” event could be a

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore