Thursday, September 23, 2010How to get noticed by an analyst Industry analysts are an invaluable source for Canadian start-ups seeking credibility and exposure. Five tips on how to ‘effectively engage’ with analysts from IDC Canada’s Krista Napier, who presented on the topic at Mobile Innovation Week
Tuesday, June 15, 2010Amazon EC2 creators to start cloud computing biz Amazon veterans Chris Pinkham and Willem van Biljon will launch a cloud computing start-up called Benguela. The business is already nominated for a LaunchPad award
Tuesday, March 09, 2010Macbooks, Red Bull, Herman Miller chairs for everyone Social technology start-up Syncapse is looking to fill roughly 60 positions in London, New York, Portland and Toronto. Why office culture is important to the 20-something CEO and job descriptions aren’t
Sunday, May 03, 2009Funding for network firms drops below US$1 billion From 2002 until 2007, quarterly venture capital investments in networking firms exceeded US$2 billion. Find out how dismal the situation is for seed-stage firms
Wednesday, September 10, 2008Cloud computing drives CERN's 'Big Bang' project The Large Hadron Collider didn’t spell the end of the mankind, but it might provide IT organizations with a glowing example of cloud computing done right. Find out why Canadian enterprises haven’t bought in yet
Thursday, January 04, 2007Virtualization in the new data centre Server virtualization is hotter than hot, ignited by the technology's use in creating a more compact, highly flexible and cost-efficient server infrastructure.
Monday, January 26, 2004Revenge of the dot-coms Starting a few years ago, we were all supposed to laugh at the dot-coms. How could anyone ever have believed, let alone invested in, their pie-in-the-sky theories and imaginary business plans? Surely, after the collapse of the Internet bubble, we would all come back to our senses, and normal patterns of business leadership would resume.
Thursday, January 23, 2003Payroll cuts to help Tropic weather storm Almost as a testament to Canada’s unruly communications sector, Tropic Networks Inc. has capped a tumultuous 2002 with layoffs, a change in direction and — despite everything else — increased venture capital funding that the company says puts it in a strong position for the new year.
Thursday, June 27, 2002WorldCom ripple effects on equipment makers The WorldCom Inc. accounting crisis will have a painful and far-reaching effect on equipment vendors, perhaps putting some start-ups out of business, analysts say.
Thursday, June 27, 2002WorldCom's ripple effects on equipment makers The WorldCom Inc. accounting crisis will have a painful and far-reaching effect on equipment vendors, perhaps putting some start-ups out of business, analysts say.
Sunday, January 27, 2002Surviving the pink slip It’s been a tough year for 27-year-old Stephan Koledin. On June 7, he was laid off from his software development job. Since then, it’s been a roller-coaster ride of shotgun Web searches, sure things gone bad and unintriguing prospects. He was even rehired and then laid off again.
Thursday, December 13, 2001Offices march onward I continue in my search for the "perfect" suite of office applications.
Friday, July 06, 2001Startups suffer from lack of IT vendor investment Large IT vendors with venture capital arms, which reaped generous returns on start-up investments over the last few years, have significantly curtailed investing during the first three months of 2001, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP survey.
Thursday, August 10, 2000The water is fine for Tropical Networks According to one analyst, the optical networking market is heading towards growth. For Tropic Networks Inc., a new start-up located in Ottawa, that prediction means it has timed its entrance perfectly.