Cloud-based property management just a click away for landlords

The landlord and tenant dynamic has come to the cloud. Toronto company PropertyVista Software Inc. haslaunched a public betaversion of its cloud-based property management service for landlords. About 15 landlords are already giving

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Montreal’s Parta to acquire Toronto firm MThrty

Montreal's Parta Dialogue is expanding its global social media empire by making an offer to acquire M Thirty Communications Inc. of Toronto.The proposed deal would see TSX Venture listed Partabuy MThirty for aprice

Published on: August 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian undergraduate students challenged to spread ‘tech fever’

Canadian undergraduate students are being challenged to turn as many of their peers into tech nerds as possible by the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC).In a contest started Aug. 1, the CUTC asks

Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Influitive raises $3.75 million fund to fuel AdvocateHub

Toronto-based Influitive Inc., a startup firm that allows businesses to use their customer advocates as a marketing resource, has raised $3.75 million in a seed round of financing, it announced today. There are

Published on: August 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Citizen Lab director to speak at TEDxToronto

The cyber-sleuth who exposed Ghostnet, a Chinese cyber-espionage ring, and continues to advocate for the Canadian government to more actively pursue a cyber-security strategy will be a featured speaker at this year’s TEDxToronto.

Published on: August 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Cloud security dos and don’ts after the latest Dropbox breach

The bottom line with free cloud-based storage services like Dropbox is that you get the type of security you pay for with them, a Toronto security expert warns. And since those services are

Published on: August 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Toronto’s Shiny Ads teams up with red hot U.S. startup PubMatic

A self-serve advertising platform produced by Toronto-based Shiny Ads is getting added exposure courtesy of PubMatic, a U.S. startup that has raised over $60 million in venture capital.Shiny Ads makes an integrated solution

Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Former TransGlobe CEO helms new online property management startup

Toronto-based startup PropertyVista Software Inc. is getting set to launch its cloud-based property management software Aug. 20, the firm announced this week.Designed to assist property managers with anywhere from one to 100,000 rental

Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Webcast replay: Early stage uber-investor Howard Morgan

function popup(){test=window.open("http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/24245113","window","height=300,width=480")}Howard Morgan has a strange motto that has guided his investments over more than 25 years of successful entrepreneurial endeavours - "invest early, and invest way too early." As president of New

Published on: July 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Rebellion Media acquires Jingu Apps

Rebellion Media of Waterloo, Ont. has purchased Toronto-based Jingu Apps Inc. in an all-Canadian acquisition deal.No financial terms were disclosed. Rebellion Media's integrated digital media platform, TRACE, powersWebsites and mobile applications in the

Published on: July 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Robot Olympics, banana DNA and other fun at tech camp for girls

Twenty-six girls from around the Toronto area will be designing running shoes, extracting DNA from bananas, and competing in a mock robot Olympics this week during IBM's tech camp for girls.For over a

Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Webcast replay: Fireside chat with crowdfunding architect Sherwood Neiss

function popup(){test=window.open("http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/24044144","window","height=300,width=480")}It's so often the case these days that startup businesses just don't know where to turn for money. Venture capital can be hard to find, institutions aren't likely to take the risk

Published on: July 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

INcubes debuts a highly social group of Internet startups

INCubes, a Toronto startup accelerator that connects budding tech companies with investors, has announced this year's lineup of startups for its annual program. This year the roster is dominated by social apps: every

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Brian Bloom

Starting Point: Startup events heating up Canada from July 9 to 16

For the week of July 9th to 16th, Quebec is the hottest place to be for startup events in Canada.But it's not the only place to be, as you'll see in this week's

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Christine Wong