Startup Canada’s government endorsement doesn’t include cash

Already well into a cross-country tour, an all-volunteer organization called Startup Canada arrived in Ottawa Wednesday night for its official national launch event. The launch brought no new revelations about the program Startup

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Grant Buckler

Harper jumps on Startup Canada bandwagon

Startup Canada champion Victoria Lennox can check one more item off her campaign wish list today after winning federal government support and a letter of endorsement from the Prime Minister.Lennox, the co-founder of

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Victoria Lennox: Startup champion

By Alexandra Reid  As co-founder of Startup Canada, the country’s first-ever entrepreneur-led national movement celebrating Canadian entrepreneurship, Victoria Lennox is a bona fide startup champion. At her core, Victoria is a social entrepreneur, and you could

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Francis Moran

Startup Round-up: April 10, 2012

No shortage of startup news to choose from today: A knight at the table A knight, a cabinet minister and a serial entrepreneur will be amongthe speakers at the nationallaunch event for Startup

Published on: April 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Federal budget diverts research funding to commercial innovation

The Conservative government has earmarked a sizeable amount of money in the federal budget for new technology research and development but is also shifting its focus to commercialization of existing tech companies.The move

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup news roundup: March 27, 2012

In today's startup headlines, Startup Canada wraps up its Nova Scotia tour, CATA applauds the U.S. crowdfunding bill, and Toronto's Hashcaster helps optimize Twitter for live events.Startup Canada out east Over 500 people

Published on: March 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada tour underway in Nova Scotia

Startup Canada, a national movement designed to sow the seeds of entrepreneurship, has kicked off its tour across the country in Nova Scotia.The tour opened with its first town hall in Halifax yesterday,

Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news Round-up: March 16, 2012

Here's startup news making headlines at other news sites and blogs around the Web: Toronto became the latest city serviced by on-demand car service Uber yesterday. This San Francisco-based company operates its service

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup movements: Obama, Cameron…where’s Harper?

Startup organizations from seven nations will be meeting in Ottawa this October to kickstart a global movement to support entrepreneurship, Startup Canada announced today.But so far, it doesn't seem likely that Prime Minister

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada campaign offers opportunity to build ‘startup culture’

by Christine Wong Startup Canada officially got off the ground today when a beta version of its Web site went live. The new charitable foundation is hoping to build a national strategy to

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup Canada launches a national approach to entrepreneurship

A new organization launching this week wants to become a national clearing house of services and support for Canada's quickly expanding startup ecosystem.Set to debut on March 1, Startup Canada is a charitable

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Christine Wong