How former tech exec Robert Buren is digitally transforming mentorship

Ten years ago, Robert Buren's career was taking off. He had started multiple ventures, including IT security education conference SecTor, enjoyed a five-year run with CMS Consulting Inc. (now known as New Signature),

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Watch ITWC CMO Fawn Annan discuss mentorship in a time of disruption

ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC's President and CMO, Fawn Annan, recently sat down for a quick interview with Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) CEO John Reid. In the video Annan shares her mentorship advice, noting

Published on: August 9th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

CATA’s winning women of 2018 on the value of mentorship

When Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) founder, president, and CEO Suzanne Simpson accepted the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)'s Sara Kirke award for entrepreneurship and innovation, one of the facts she was proudest

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers using mentorship programs to foster women in the workplace

ITBusiness.ca takes some time during the 2017 Women in the IT Channel recognition luncheon, held in Toronto on Aug. 17, to talk with Kendall Milne Bancroft, director of retail enterprise sales at Rogers Communications, about

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Touring MakeWorks, a co-working space for 3D printing and hardware

Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home

Published on: March 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Rockstar advisory board: Strong governance model or a collection of entrepreneurial icons

It was best said to me recently when I asked a entrepreneur how many times had his advisory board met in one room and how much time he received from his lead "Rock

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

BlackBerry not just about handsets, says chairwoman

If Barbara Stymiest, chairwoman of BlackBerry Ltd., could tell people one thing,  it would be that BlackBerry is not just a handset maker - it's also about the full user experience, she says.

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Candice So

Clarity launches Quora-style Q&A service

The Moncton, N.B.-based firm that's built a network and service based around arranging phone calls with business gurus is launching an online Q&A service, ITBusiness.ca has learned. Clarity Answers "is like Quora with

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hyperdrive unveils new startups; set for six months of intense acceleration

Hyperdrive has announced its third cohort today, the first group to be in its program for six months rather than just three. Eleven companies garnered spots for this cohort, housed in Communitech, the

Published on: July 31st, 2013 Candice So

Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a $1 million funding boost

Young entrepreneurs in Ontario may soon get a jump start in building their own companies, as $1 million will be going into programs geared towards their success. On Tuesday, the Ontario Centres of

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So

York Region’s ventureLAB joins Canadian Digital Media Network

At its Web 3.0 conference this week, the Canadian Digital Media Network announced that York Region's  ventureLAB  has become part of its national network.  CDMN  now has more than 20 member hubs like

Published on: May 15th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

York Region named a Startup Canada Community

Last May York Region’s ventureLAB hosted a Startup Canada Town Hall. At the time, the Startup Canada, team set out to “brainstorm community-driven ideas for supporting local entrepreneurship” with the  the 80 entrepreneurs

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Canadian Clean Technology Accelerator (CTA@EBC)

Accelerator program supported by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and operated by Environmental Business Cluster (EBC).

Published on: May 10th, 2013

The Next 36

The goal of The Next 36 is to increase Canadian prosperity by developing Canada’s next generation of high impact entrepreneurs. Started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, The Next 36 provides a series of life

Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff