Startup Canada to call for urgent action to support Canadian entrepreneurs

By Francis Moran  The results of the largest consultation ever undertaken within the community of Canadian entrepreneurs and their supporters will be unveiled in a series of six cross-country news conferences on Tuesday when

Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Francis Moran

What I’m stealing from the startup world

By Christine Wong My new boss woke me up at 2:30 a.m. last night demanding that I do some work for him. After I changed him into dry pajamas, put clean sheets on

Published on: November 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup TO – INcubes Demo Day versus iPhone 5 launch

INcubes Demo Day INtake02 for all intensive purposes was a glowing success, even though it was up against a blockbuster of all geek events, the Apple iPhone 5 launch. The 200+ private invitees

Published on: September 13th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Talk to the face: Canadians still prefer in-person meetings

In a recent study conducted by Ipos Open Think Exchange (IPOS OTS) and Ipos Global @dvisor, 88 per cent of the survey’s 500 Canadian respondents prefer in-person meetings versus telephone meetings. Interesting results,

Published on: September 4th, 2012 Michelle Warren

Small business comes together to support Startup Canada

Startup Canada has been on a national campaign to boost entrepreneurship across the country for months, and is highlighting some of the small businesses that have supported it along the way with just

Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to protecting against online attacks

Lately it seems rare to read a technology section and not see a story about a targeted online security attack. With Stuxnet, Duqu and now Flamer making big headlines, targeted attacks have become

Published on: July 17th, 2012 Paul Wood

Startup TO: Reaching Fame, Fortune or Normalcy?

If you’re a startup in Toronto, chances are you’re seeking more than just the expertise of an incubator or venture capital money. You probably want the fame too. You know, your face and company

Published on: June 19th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Ingredients in Waterloo region’s ‘secret sauce’

Waterloo Region aims to be the second-best place on earth to start a tech business. We believe in this goal because we know something special is going on here. We have over 30,000

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Kayleigh Platz

Dell launches $100M credit fund for startups

Dell on Thursday announced the creation of a $100 million credit fund aimed at giving startups the "financial and scalable technology resources they need to maximize potential for innovation, speed to market and

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Google Canada director, online publisher to coach Communitech Hyperdrive startups

Communitech's Hyperdrive startup incubator program gets a big boost today as two tech leaders join the team. Steven Woods, engineering director for Google Canada, and Ted Hastings, a serial entrepreneur, and president of

Published on: June 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 31, 2012

Startup Canada’s National Tour touched down in Edmonton today. The grassroots, entrepreneur-led movement will be in town until June 1 to strategize with the local startup community how to support a vibrant and

Published on: May 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Psst! Top startup secrets revealed at Mesh Conference 2012

by Christine Wong The best way to find out what it’s really like to launch a tech startup – and get advice for your own startup venture – is to get the goods

Published on: May 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: May 25, 2012

IdeaConnection of Victoria, BC will release this June, a crowdfunding service targeted at scientists, engineers, innovators and inventors.Crowdfunding comes to BC The startup, according to Techvibes, is offering money to initial projects to

Published on: May 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

So your small business is growing, what do you do next?

by Stuart Crawford Imagine this is you. You awake one morning to discover your small business has hit the big time, firing on all cylinders and demand for what you do seems to

Published on: May 24th, 2012 Stuart Crawford