Pitch perfect: Startups should focus on problems, not platforms

This is the ninth article in a continuing monthly series chronicling the growth path of Screach, a startup based in Newcastle upon Tyne in England’s North East. Screach is an interactive digital media platform that

Published on: November 5th, 2012 Francis Moran

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

Webcast replay: Incubes Demo Day from TSX

Join ITBusiness.ca for a special live broadcast from the Toronto Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Sept. 12 starting at 1:25 PM EST. Editor Brian Jackson will be hosting a webcast of the Incubes Demo

Published on: September 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Verelo monitors your Web site for any problems [video]

Verelo reminds us that nobody loves you when you're down. When your Web site is down, that is.Any business that relies on a Web site to deliver their service or as a point

Published on: June 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Gijit wants to make meeting easier [video]

Gijit wants to be the go-to app for your next 48 hours.For anyone that's ever felt like they're herding cats when trying to organize a meeting, or been wandering around a coffee shop

Published on: June 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Uplifting escalator ad pitch wins 19-year-old student $25,000

Douglas Lusted has nowhere to go but up after pocketing $25,000 for his winning pitch on escalator advertising technology at a recent University of Waterloo competition.Lusted, just 19, has developed technology to place

Published on: June 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

Under-30 entrepreneurs fail to woo investors with startup pitches

It’s a nightmare for most of us: a big white screen, a PowerPoint presentation, and nowhere to hide. But that age-old format recently gave some of Canada’s most ambitious young entrepreneurs an opportunity

Published on: August 30th, 2011 Christine Wong