Blue Mountain readies re-brand with tech-enabled one day power workshop

As director of marketing at Collingwood, Ont.'s Blue Mountain Resorts Ltd., Paul Pinchbeck is tired of the ski and snowboard destination's reputation as “a friend that you wanted to spend time with.” That

Published on: March 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

What can Canada learn from Sweden’s business culture?

Canada's “insular” tech startup firms can learn one key thing from Swedish firms: openness, says the Ambassador of Sweden to Canada.Sweden's small size and geographic positioning on the fringe of Europe foster an

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Accelerated: Waterloo’s culture of collaboration

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Throughout this series, we have often referenced startup accelerators and the important role they play in the commercialization ecosystem, as well as where government support fits into the

Published on: July 14th, 2011 Francis Moran

Lean startup: It’s the Canadian way

By Jason Flick   You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the billions in venture capital flooding into the Valley. Venture firms raised over $60 billion

Published on: June 6th, 2011 IDG News Service

NASA brings social networking to Martians

"The parachute is open!!""Come on Rocketssssss!!!""I've landed !!!!!""Cheers! Tears! I'm here!"Those were the messages that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent out on micro-blogging site Twitter in a five-minute time span May 25 as

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Heather Havenstein and Jim Dalrymple

Canadian tech will enable destruction of $155 billion space station

One day the International Space Station (ISS) – the most expensive object ever built by humankind – will dip down gradually into Earth's atmosphere and explode into flames. It will  burn until the

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Wanted: App developers for Facebook

“Viral and engaging” were the two key words that developers and marketers kept hammering during the four-hour Facebookcamp Toronto on Tuesday evening, a free conference for industry insiders interested in creating applications for

Published on: August 9th, 2007 Nestor Arellano