Stock and corporate board structure for the new entrepreneur

Requisite disclaimer: While this guide has been reviewed by an attorney, this article does not constitute legal advice. You should consult a lawyer about any decisions that you make concerning stock and options.

Published on: February 13th, 2014 A. Traviss Corry

Social media reaction to BlackBerry Q10 launch

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Published on: May 1st, 2013 Karim Kanji

Earnings miss raises question: is Apple too reliant on iPhone?

Apple's stock fell in after hours trading following its fiscal third quarter financial results announcement.The stock closed at $600.92 just before the company announced itsfinancial results for its third fiscal quarter of 2012,

Published on: July 25th, 2012 Karen Haslam

Groupon relaunches retailer site as waffle shop says it got burned

Groupon has launched a retooled version of, a site to help merchants take full advantage of Groupon offers, marketing programs, case studies, rewards, scheduling, feedback and analytics.Press materials heralding the relaunch include

Published on: July 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Crowdfunding could fill void left by dip in IPO market: study

The number of tech firm IPOs fell last year as political and economic instability continued to rock public markets around the world, new Ernst & Young data show.There were 149 tech IPOs in

Published on: July 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Poynt’s creditor protection move a result of disagreement with Toronto-based partner

Poynt develops a mobile app available across many platforms and trades under the PYN symbol on the TSX, filed a notice of intention under the bankruptcy and insolvency act at 12:29 AM ET

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple TV won’t be a big moneymaker, analyst predicts

Apple will make very little money from taking on the TV market, according to analysis.TheStreet bases its analysis on a number of assumptions. Itpresumes that Apple will want to make a healthygross margin

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple dips into $98B war chest to pay dividend, buy back shares

Expressing full confidence in its future, Apple on Monday said it would use its massive cash balance of US$98 billion to issue dividends and repurchase shares.Apple will issue a quarterlydividend of $2.65 per

Published on: March 19th, 2012 Agam Shah

RIM’s positive day turns downward on analyst warning

Although today started out on a high note for Research In Motion, it looks like Monday may end on a low note, at least where the Waterloo, Ont. company's share price is concerned.The

Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Six legal landmines to avoid when hiring for startups

Startup companies, even those founded by seasoned entrepreneurs, are prone to making the same legal mistakes when hiring and compensating employees. These employment law missteps can subject young companies to potentially crippling consequences.

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Peter N. Townshend, George Colindres and Lauren T. Howard

Steve Jobs career timeline at Apple

Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple's CEO on Wednesday and Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook was named as his replacement. Jobs will remain with the company as chairman of the board.> Following are

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Agam Shah

Popular MacBook Air leads to shortages in some areas

Spot shortages of the MacBook Air show that demand for Apple's recently-revamped notebook is off to a strong start, a Wall Street analyst said today."Certain models at some Apple stores are at times

Published on: August 2nd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Video Rewind: LinkedIn hits the stock market this Thursday

Many professionals know LinkedIn as the social network for professionals, where you invest your time and hope for returns to come from your business network. Soon, it may also be known as a

Published on: May 17th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Fast growing tech firms highlighted by TSX

TSX Venture Exchange announced its 2011 TSX Venture 50 list last week, and several Canadian technology companies made the cut. The list is a ranking of strong performing companies listed on TSX Venture

Published on: February 24th, 2011 Harmeet Singh