Media-focused app development platform goes live

You could soon have better mobile apps on your phone for reading the Toronto Star or British Vogue, thanks to a new development platform from Polar Mobile.The Toronto-based mobile technology provider for media

Published on: December 6th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Despite challenges, Canada

There may be some truth to the complaints often heard from Canadian entrepreneurs, but they're the same problems that business founders around the world face, or at least that was the consensus of

Published on: October 29th, 2012 Grant Buckler

Tech startups Polar Mobile, TribeHR on list of 50 most engaged workplaces

They may be young companies still growing their workforces but Canadian tech startups Polar Mobile and TribeHR have already won kudos for efforts to engage their employees.Both firms have made this year's list

Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Facebook’s new mobile ads push directly to app stores

Facebook announced on Tuesday a new mobile-optimized ad unit that will direct users directly to install mobile apps.A beta program is available for a limited number of developers who want to try the

Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 8, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Three Ottawa startups share almost $2 million in funding, a Mother's Day hack event for women, and Montreal gets set

Published on: May 8th, 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

Life on MaRS: Help for over 2,000 startups and counting

Phase two of life on MaRS starts just under a year from now.Six years after phase one of the MaRS Discovery District officiallyopened its doors on downtown Toronto's College Street, the first majorexpansion

Published on: December 14th, 2011 Christine Wong

Mobile apps help tap new audience

Toronto's Polar Mobile has created mobile apps for well-known brands including Sports Illustrated, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Time magazine. It has advice for other businesses thinking of developing a mobile app -

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Brian Jackson