Jolt @ MaRS

JOLT is a technology accelerator dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile companies that promise to transform the way consumers and enterprises interact with technologies. If you are selected, JOLT invests $50,000 in your

Published on: December 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Strong startup community ‘gives before it gets’

We asked Nathan Monk, to provide a guest post about MaRS Lean Startup Day hosted earlier this week. Nathan is a go-to-market mentor with MaRS' Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment (ICE) practice. What

Published on: December 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Hadi Salah on innovation in health care

With our HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 13th, 2012 Karim Kanji

TechCrunch features Toronto tech startup scene

In the tech startup world, the “TechCrunch bump” is a familiar phenomenon where being featured on the technology news blog results in a rush of Web traffic and interest to your new business.So

Published on: November 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Six startups set to pitch at first Jolt demo day

It's time for six Jolt startups to strut their stuff. They'll be pitching at the first ever demo dayheld Tuesday by Jolt, the accelerator for early stage Web and mobilefirms at Toronto's MaRS

Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Venngage pivots to focus on business infographic creation

Jolt, the technology startup accelerator based at Toronto's MaRS Discovery District, has posted the first segment of its Jolt TV series on the Financial Post.The series will pose a weekly question to one

Published on: August 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

JOLT’s first six startups have heavy social component

JOLT has announced the six startups that will comprise its first ever summer cohort and there's a heavy social media component to the roster. Related Story | MaRS launches JOLT acceleratorThe six fledgling

Published on: August 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Who’s the most influential Canadian in small business?

There are only five days left to vote for the 100 people, companies and organizations that have had the most influence on small businesses in North America during the past year.Canadian nominees for

Published on: July 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Electric bike design firm races ahead of competition for $10K prize

Henry Chong rode into start his pitch on the electric bike of his design and left the competition with a $10,000 cheque in his back pocket.The founder and president of Revelo LIFEbike was

Published on: May 31st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup TO – Where’s all the talent at?

by Ashley Huffman  If you’ve been staying on top of the latest buzz in Canadian small business, it’s that there’s a lull of professionals to fill the holes in all these new startups.

Published on: May 18th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

ITBusiness.ca Partners Page

ITBusiness.ca is a publication of IT World Canada. We're proud to present our partners here. International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events and research company. IDG’s media brands –

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Jolt accelerator startups to get $30K in initial funding

Web and mobile startups accepted into the new Jolt accelerator program will each get $30,000 in initial funding, program organizers announced today.The Toronto accelerator, launched recently by the MaRS DiscoveryDistrict, also said today

Published on: April 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

MaRS launches Jolt accelerator for Web, mobile startups

Canadian Web and mobile startups are getting a jolt of financing and mentorship opportunities courtesy of Canada's largest tech incubator.The Toronto-based MaRS Discovery District announced a new techaccelerator program called Jolt today. It

Published on: April 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff