Extreme Startups splits into three integrated programs

Toronto-based technology startups accelerator Extreme Startups is changing its 12-week cohort program to three integrated programs focused on developing company founders, Extreme Startup's managing director Marcus Daniels announced today in New York. Three

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Fall deadlines loom for Canadian tech startups

It’s a busy Fall season for tech startups, with lots of options available out there to grow your business and gain resources – but with opportunity, comes deadlines. Here’s a few startup programs

Published on: October 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

The Big Apple’s ‘silicon alley’ architect comes to Toronto

He's been called a fearsome negotiator, overzealous, demanding, picky, argumentative, grating - and brilliant.Now the guru behind New York City's new $2-billion tech campus iscoming to Toronto this week. Seth Pinsky, president of

Published on: July 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 15, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Canadian startups tell of talent woes, Toronto's mayor under fire, and Extreme Startups names its first five clients.Talent top startup

Published on: May 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

A Canadian entrepreneur in New York: tapping global markets with government help

To find a fellow Torontonian video games-entrepreneur that could mentor his own Toronto-based startup Uken Games, CEO Chris Ye had to go to New York City.That's where he met Daniel Sennet, a fellow

Published on: April 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian accelerator in NYC to accept new applications

Canadian entrepreneurs tired of doing business in The Big Smoke have a new opportunity to expand their presence to The Big Apple.The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) is a New York City-based business booster

Published on: March 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Tech tinkering key to kids’ IT literacy, experts agree

Hands-on tinkering must replace textbook teaching as the primary tool for inspiring Canada's kids to be the next generation of IT innovators, the leaders of a Toronto brainstorming event declared Wednesday.About 100 people

Published on: January 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

How to run your IT department like New York City

It’s a safe bet that Gino Menchini is getting more sleep these days.Until recently, Menchini was chief information officer for New York City. He originally took on the role a matter of months

Published on: September 20th, 2006 Neil Sutton