4 lessons for entrepreneurs, straight from Silicon Valley’s Steve Blank

No one ever said entrepreneurship was easy – but if you believe Steve Blank, who helped coin the “lean startup” movement in Silicon Valley, entrepreneurship is one of the most “tough, dirty” jobs

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Candice So

Citrix reassures channel partners with new announcements

Citrix Systems Inc. quickly brought its channel strategy into focus during its conference last week, reinforcing it’s going to keep working with the channel to reach its customers. During its Synergy conference in

Published on: May 12th, 2014 Candice So

Building a board of investors at your early stage company

This is part 2 of a two-part series on how startups can set up their governance structure. For part 1 of this series, head on over here.    Investor board nominees is a

Published on: May 11th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

Payroll solutions provider Wagepoint beta-launches in the U.S.

Correction: The original version of this story and its accompanying headline said Wagepoint had launched in the U.S. Wagepoint is currently in a beta launch. The story also quoted Rao as saying: "If

Published on: May 9th, 2014 Candice So

The ecosystem to grow companies is not working, Startup Grind presenter says

“The entire ecosystem to grow companies is not working very well,” said Jos Schmitt, CEO of Aequitas Innovations, my recent guest for Startup Grind Toronto. “It’s great to come up with an idea

Published on: May 9th, 2014 Michael Cayley

Citrix launches product suite, could be aiming at SMBs

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Citrix Systems Inc. has launched a product suite that melds its technologies and services together, allowing customers to securely access their files on any device, over any network. On Tuesday,

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Candice So

4 tips for your SMB from top Canadian entrepreneurs

The term "small business" can be so misleading. The staff may be few, the assets far from astronomical, and the snack bar not exactly gourmet, but running a small business is big on

Published on: May 5th, 2014 Joseph Stark

IBM launches mobile app toolkit for businesses large and small

LAS VEGAS – With more businesses looking towards mobile in their futures, IBM Corp. is rolling out a new toolkit for the mobile app design process, geared towards businesses of all sizes. During

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

Citrix makes pitch for business Chromebook users

With an increasing number of applications being run from browsers, Google created Chromebooks as another way to wean users off the Windows platform. Sales of the small laptops made by Hewlett-Packard, Acer, Dell,

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Linksys launches new router with open source code

Linksys has started shipping a new router, and it’s touting its latest offering as the first consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to provide thorough wireless coverage throughout the home through its four external antennas. The

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

How Windows XP can affect the cash register

Businesses have been getting warnings for months about the end of support date for Windows XP. On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will stop releasing patches for XP, and by now, many businesses will

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

I Think Security launches all-in-one solution for mobile, cloud, and desktops

I Think Security Ltd., a data security startup based in Waterloo, Ont., is launching a new security solution that aims to protect businesses’ data on desktops, on mobile devices, and in the cloud

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Backing up your data? It’s still possible to lose it, Kroll survey finds

It’s an oft-repeated warning that we’ve heard time and time again – back up your data, because you just never know if something might go wrong. And there’s nothing more disheartening than finding

Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Linksys rolls out SMB-focused routers and switches

Linksys has launched new products geared towards businesses, unveiling two new dual-band wireless-AC access points and six new switches. Announcing the new products at the Interop show in Las Vegas, Linksys showed off

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Candice So