In conversation with a start-up: Jay Kapadia from Kiddology

Over the past number of years, I have had the opportunity to work with a number of startups. Some have become clients. I've also become a fan of a number of them. However,

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Progress Software for developers: A Q&A with CEO Phil Pead

Any company can get blindsided by shifts in tech - but for a company with 30 years' experience helping other companies build applications, getting its partners to avoid that fate is vital. Progress

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Candice So

Klout launches Q&A service Cinch to Canada

The social media scoring service that seeks to rate how influential individuals and businesses are on social networks has launched an iPhone app designed to have subject matter experts deliver answers to questions

Published on: December 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sprouter and Akoha revivals show strong community matters

At the beginning of the month, it looked like strong and committed user communities didn’t mean much for cash-strapped social networking startups Sprouter and Akoha, but now those communities appear to have revived

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Sprouter CEO Sarah Prevette speaks about shut down

Sprouter announced this week that it will be turning off the lights on its question-and-answer Web site for entrepreneurs on Aug. 2.The notice caught many of the site's users off guard, as the

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Ask or answer – Q&A sites can help your business either way

Got a business question? There are lots of ways to find answers online. So many, in fact, that one of the questions you're scratching your head about might be how to make the

Published on: March 14th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Sprouter prunes Twitter-style messages, grows Q&A feature

Sprouter, the social network for entrepreneurs, launched a redesign to its site yesterday to make its service less like Twitter and more like Quora. The Toronto-based site that offers free online collaboration to

Published on: March 1st, 2011 Brian Jackson