Global perspective a winning perspective: BDC [infographic]

There are so many great facts highlighted in this infographic (scroll down) put together by BDC, but the one that hit home most to me is the need for startups to adopt a

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Corporation 101 for tech pros: Seven mistakes tech companies make when incorporating

Many tech startup operators are aware that incorporating their business provides many advantages. However, very few are aware of the incorporating missteps and misconceptions that could cause them headaches down the road. Here

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Corporations 101 for tech pros: What is a corporation?

October is small business month and to celebrate, writers from Aluvion Law will be making daily posts on one of the most common forms of Small Businesses: Corporations!  Corporations are particularly popular among

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Corporations 101 for tech pros: Who makes up a corporation? (Part 1)

If you are in IT, understanding the corporate structure and all the players within it is vital. Words like directors, shareholders, and officers are often bandied about, and its good to really understand

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Two paths to prepare for CASL: Express and implied consent

With the enactment of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) around the corner, it's hard to know what kind of message your business is allowed to send to reach customers, and what kind of message

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Telus awards $100,000 grant to business that stinks, literally

Livestock Water Recycling Inc., a company based in Calgary, A.B., has won $100,000 in a contest dedicated to small businesses overcoming challenges. With a Web site describing the company as "having a passion

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So

Business Software Alliance settles with Quebec company over software licence dispute

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has settled out-of-court with a Quebec company, reaching a settlement over litigation for copyright infringement. In an press release dated Sept. 10, the BSA said it first contacted

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Candice So

Payday lender 247 Moneybox enters Canada, analyzes data to provide loans

Canada is getting a newcomer in the payday lending space, one that says it wants to shake up the consumer financing space with data analytics. On Aug. 22, London-based payday lender Active Securities

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Candice So

#BeCASLReady – An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat roundup

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) slated to go into force soon, businesses will no longer be able to send commercial electronic messages like emails and text messages to their customers, unless they have

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Candice So

WebSan Solutions Inc. for Small Business Solution

Nominee: WebSan Solutions Inc. from Toronto, Ontario Describe the solution, service or initiative WebSan Solutions Inc. is a cloud Microsoft Dynamics certified partner and IT consulting and solutions provider that helps companies maximize their

Published on: September 11th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Digitcom Telecommunications Canada Inc. for Small Business Solution

Nominee: Digitcom Telecommunications Canada Inc. from Toronto, Ontario. Describe the solution, service or initiative a) Installation of a new telephone system to support inbound order Contact Center b) Conceptualize a method to integrate an

Published on: September 11th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

EPIC Information Solutions for Small Business Solution

Nominee: EPIC Information Solutions from Winnipeg, Manitoba Describe the solution, service or initiative EPIC has engineered a solution allowing an SMB client to operate all of their servers in the cloud. In addition, the client

Published on: September 11th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Audcomp for Small Business Solution

Nominee: Audcomp from Ancaster, Ontario Describe the solution, service or initiative A client tasked Audcomp to help them design and implement a flexible infrastructure to support the department’s mission-critical operations. The goal was to

Published on: September 11th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

XCEL Professional Services Ltd. for Small Business Solution

Nominee: XCEL Professional Services Ltd. from Calgary, Alberta Describe the solution, service or initiative XCEL designed a backup solution which would provide hourly data backups and ability to perform rapid recoveries should disaster strike our

Published on: September 11th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff