Corporations 101 for tech pros: Who makes up a corporation? (Part 2)

Shareholders and ‘the one man corporation’ There are three types of people involved with a corporation: directors, officers, and shareholders. Each of these groups has its own responsibilities and powers within the corporation.

Published on: October 10th, 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

Tech firms large and small ready to hire BlackBerry cast-offs

When BlackBerry Ltd. announced last week it would be axing 4,500 jobs sometime before Christmas, the tech community in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. was left reeling. While the embattled company hasn’t said if all of

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So

Legal bits and bytes

I’m a Toronto-based lawyer and a technology entrepreneur. I’m also the founder of two companies: My Legal Briefcase and Simply Small Claims, which are online legal websites that provides automated legal documents and

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Salesforce.com promises to keep Rypple and Radian6 in Canada

Salesforce.com swept through Toronto on Wednesday for its cloud-based social enterprise roadshow, delivering a message aimed squarely at Canadian ears: the acquisitions it's made north of the border are here to stay. Salesforce.com

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: June 1, 2012

Navigating job search Web site can often be a laborious task.Waterloo, Ont.-based AltCareer.com wants to put an end to that and make it easier and faster for people to find jobs and companies

Published on: June 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

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

PlateSpin survives serial acquisition

Toronto virtualization management and recovery systems developer PlateSpin Ltd. was at the top of its game when its orbit caught the eye of networking pioneer Novell. Founded in 2003, PlateSpin specialized in tools

Published on: May 31st, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Oracle, Google both end up losers in latest patent trial

by Monica Goyal Google was once again in the news with another patent dispute, now with Oracle. This time the drama happened in the courtroom, right in the public eye. The question in

Published on: May 29th, 2012 Monica Goyal

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

Startup news round-up: May 24, 2012

The C100, a non-profit organization representing accomplished Canadian entrepreneurs, has selected the companies and announced plans for the next California visit.Valley bound businesses The C 100 program called 48 Hours in the Valley,

Published on: May 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Kabbage gets startups fast money to grow

Kabbage is slang for money loans that don't need collateral. It may be $400 to pay for an unscheduled repair or $40,000 to launch a go-to-market campaign, but many small businesses find their

Published on: May 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

The five Cs of highly effective startups

Connecting with clients, cultivating talent, developing a corporate culture, listening to good counsel, and holding regular team conferences - those are the secrets to success. These essential ingredients cooking up a hot tech

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 Nestor Arellano