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  • Acquisition | IT Business
    allow businesses Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on August 15th 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson 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 Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on August 13th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca 20 20 Technologies acquired by Vector Capital for 77 million Laval Que based 20 20 Technologies Inc announced yesterday it has been acquired by private technology sector investors Vector Capital Corp The Quebec firm is a developer of design software used in the interior design and Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on July 31st 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca 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 Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on July 24th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca Facebook acquires talent from Vancouver s Acrylic Software The founder of Vancouver startup Acrylic Software likes Facebook Inc so much that he s leaving Canada to work for the social media giant at its headquarters in San Francisco In a blog posting Dustin Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on July 23rd 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca 1 2 3 4 5 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Canadian businesses embracing social collaboration tools May 21st 2013 Enghouse acquisitions to be a good draw for end users May 9th 2013 QuickMobile gets another injection of cash wrestles with demand May 7th 2013 Practice good password hygiene to avoid social media hi jacking May 7th 2013 Kirstine Stewart wins in social media country managers death match May 3rd 2013 How to use Facebook s new Promoted Page Likes ad May 3rd 2013 Toronto startup launches photo sharing app with Maple Leafs promotion April 30th 2013 Canadian agencies recognized for Facebook campaigns April 29th 2013 Twitter names Canada manager to open Toronto office April 29th 2013 How to help Google Now read your

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  • Fundraising | IT Business
    to be laid in Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 23rd 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson New crowdfunding site aims to help homeless A new crowdfunding site with a social conscious has launched in New Brunswick and its first project aims to help 26 low income families that lost their homes in a downtown Fredericton Launched by Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 23rd 2012 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw Startup Canada to call for urgent action to support Canadian entrepreneurs By Francis Moran The results of the largest consultation ever undertaken within the community of Canadian entrepreneurs and their supporters will be unveiled in a series of six cross country news conferences on Tuesday when Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 23rd 2012 Francis Moran FrancisMoran Even angels are going enterprise By Francis Moran There s been a growing amount of attention paid recently to the surge in interest by startups in working on enterprise grade products and services rather than the quick to market consumer and web Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 14th 2012 Francis Moran FrancisMoran Everything you need to know about angel investors infographic Many of us might like the idea of talking to an angel but for startup entrepreneurs looking for some seed funding it s a more hard and fast type of aspiration Many of us might like the Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on October 5th 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson 1 2 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 New VC firm raising 7 million for tech startups May 23rd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 Incubes to offer cash IT services with new partners May 16th 2013 Accelerator bringing international connections to Calgary May 10th 2013 Canadian startups building rather than selling report says May 6th 2013 Fundica roadshow to teach entrepreneurs how to pitch April 30th 2013 Revenue replaces talent as most ulcer inducing issue for Canadian startup CEOs April 19th 2013 Feds offer visas to foreign entrepreneurs with startup ideas April 1st 2013 Six ways you can market like a startup

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  • Group Buying | IT Business
    too many daily deals predict Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on May 16th 2011 Lisa Greim itbusinessca Yahoo AOL Canada battle for Web advertisers Small businesses advertising on the Web are starting to get more reasons to look beyond Google as Yahoo Canada and AOL Canada ramp up efforts north of the 49th parallel Both big names that Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on February 10th 2011 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Facebook and Google plot to disrupt group buying momentum With the launch of Facebook Deals in Canada and Google s addition of location based check ins through Latitude the group buying trend may find itself disrupted just as its hitting its stride Group buying services Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on February 2nd 2011 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Group buying sites mature as huge market size becomes clear As the packed to the brim shopping malls on Boxing Day promise to remind us this weekend shoppers love a bargain That s the crux of what s inspired the many sites looking to cash in on the Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on December 21st 2010 Brian Jackson brianjjackson WagJag wins new users with meaty discount Group buying sites took off in 2010 with many competitor sites offering discounts to consumers and marketing exposure to small businesses The concept is simple sell a product or service at a Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on December 17th 2010 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca 1 2 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related TeamBuy and Dealfind set to merge report January 3rd 2013 Digital innovation in Canada honoured by Digi Awards November 16th 2012 Startup Canada adds tech and VC giants to new leadership team October 30th 2012 Group buying more popular with Canadians than Web site ads August 7th 2012 Anti Groupon mobile app TikTok now available in Calgary May 31st 2012 Sitomic offers digital coupon alternative to Groupon May 8th 2012 RIM unveils low cost BlackBerry for emerging markets April 18th 2012 TeamBuy raises 5 million to expand its social buying service February 22nd 2012 Video Rewind Restaurant boosts awareness with Groupon January 31st 2012 Group Buying how your daily deal could succeed January 31st 2012 Canadian Web surfers are world s top video consumers December 9th 2011 Google boosts small business offerings with 1 4B acquisition spree October 31st 2011

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  • Merger | IT Business
    Microsoft gives up Yahoo pursuit Microsoft has dropped its three month long pursuit of Yahoo ending a historic acquisition attempt whose failure takes Microsoft back to square one in its quest to boost its online business to better compete against Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on May 4th 2008 Juan Carlos Perez itbusinessca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Enghouse acquisitions to be a good draw for end users May 9th 2013 Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune May 6th 2013 Four reasons the Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 Two Montreal solution providers join forces April 10th 2013 Windows XP s long goodbye one year to end of service April 8th 2013 Fongo offers to buy Wind Mobile plans to enter wireless market March 27th 2013 Windows 8 Windows 7 what s the difference SMBs asking March 4th 2013 Yahoo CEO sparks work from home debate do employees care March 1st 2013 Facebook acquires Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft March 1st 2013 Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business February 27th 2013 Internet Explorer 10 released for Windows 7 February 26th 2013 Microsoft Surface Pro best to wait for second generation product February 15th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue

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  • Public ‘lacks financial literacy’ for crowdfunding: investors group | IT Business
    ve collected from others It would also allow crowd intelligence to act as a detriment to bad business It s a different type of due diligence he says Why shouldn t you be able to make an investment and do your own due diligence Government can only protect you so much but there comes a point when you have to protect yourself The U S adopted a crowdfunding framework through its National Securities Administration when it passed the JOBS Act last year But the implementation of that hasn t been put into effect as the details of the regulations are being worked out by regulators Crowdfunding supporters say Canada could risk losing entrepreneurs to south of the border if it doesn t provide the same crowdfunding opportunities If we don t do this we re going to have an exodus a brain drain Koscak says But that sense of urgency isn t shared by FAIR It s actually stalled down there Who knows how long it will take to come into effect Passmore says There s other ways to attain funding in Canada The OSC originally set a deadline for comments on its consultation process for Feb 12 but that was extended to March 8 Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Rogers brings NFC payments to Android and BlackBerry smartphones Visual computing appliance brings computing power to SMBs Finance Managing Business crowdfunding equity exempt market dealers fraud fundraising investors OSC scam securities startups About Brian Jackson Editor at ITBusiness ca Pun lover Coffee drinker Tech geek Urban paddler Batman fan Hobby photographer Social media manager Follow Follow brianjjackson on Twitter Facebook Join Brian Jackson on LinkedIn Brian Jackson on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 New VC firm raising 7 million for tech startups May 23rd 2013 Incubes to offer cash IT services with new partners May 16th 2013 Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 Accelerator bringing international connections to Calgary May 10th 2013 Gittip takes open source to new levels finds limits May 8th 2013 Canadian startups building rather than selling report says May 6th 2013 Revenue replaces talent as most ulcer inducing issue for Canadian startup CEOs April 19th 2013 JOI offers Katipult as a white label crowdfunding platform April 8th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May

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  • Centre for Social Innovation launches crowdfunding platform | IT Business
    in a beta test of the site last fall Projects on the site at launch include one that wants to provide youth in Ghana with tools to document climate change a community TV project for Toronto neighbourhood Regent Park and a bike powered urban farm that turns urban backyards into bountiful gardens The big difference is the real world aspect of this platform Geis says We re offering the social capital and shared services that will help them have the impact they want to have Aspiring musicians and movie makers have Indiegogo Product and gadget makers have Kickstarter Now social innovators have Catalyst Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles SMBs remain lukewarm to Windows 8 survey Ottawa vendor brings SMB video conferencing to the cloud Cloud Managing Business cleantech crowdfunding donations entrepreneur fundraising indiegogo Innovation kickstarter web platform About Brian Jackson Editor at ITBusiness ca Pun lover Coffee drinker Tech geek Urban paddler Batman fan Hobby photographer Social media manager Follow Follow brianjjackson on Twitter Facebook Join Brian Jackson on LinkedIn Brian Jackson on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 Incubes to offer cash IT services with new partners May 16th 2013 Live Webcast SAP Sapphire Now day 2 May 15th 2013 Gittip takes open source to new levels finds limits May 8th 2013 JOI offers Katipult as a white label crowdfunding platform April 8th 2013 Canadian businesses aren t spending enough on innovation report April 4th 2013 Crowdfunding for change agents now live March 21st 2013 Public lacks financial literacy for crowdfunding investors group March 20th 2013 Angel Investors Do they add value for entrepreneurs February 27th 2013 Open data project for Toronto City Hall seeks crowdfunding February 26th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian

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  • Christine Wong | IT Business
    are generating fake SMS messages that could pose a major security risk Symantec is warning As detailed in our source story from Computerworld thefake texts Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 7th 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca Canadian Mentorship Challenge to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week Global Entrepreneurship Week will be celebrated across Canada next week with more than 60 events held during the Canadian Mentorship Challenge The mentorship challenge is a joint effort by Startup Canada theCanadian Advanced Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 6th 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca How one Canadian media giant is embracing the startup model The paywalls have gone up First at Postmedia publisher of newspapers such as the National Post Montreal Gazette and the Ottawa Citizen Then at the Globe and Mail andmost recently at the Toronto Star Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 6th 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca Security the top Internet concern for Canadians CIRA study Security accessibility and cost are the biggest concerns Canadians have about the Internet according to a new study released by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority CIRA In a far reaching study including two Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 1st 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca Hacked Coping when your company s email gets hijacked What would you do if hackers had compromised your company s online identity and sent a fraudulent email purporting to be from your business It s a question Toronto firm J Goss Associates was Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 1st 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca 1 2 3 4 21 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 Kissflow builds in Google quick actions for business users May 21st 2013 Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 World s most intelligent communities to share stories in Toronto May 8th 2013 The secret of why INcubes Demo Day was a success April 12th 2013 Public lacks financial literacy for crowdfunding investors group March 20th 2013 Incubes Demo Day Webcast replay February 26th 2013 Toronto startups kick off Elevator World Tour at CN Tower February 1st 2013 Incubes shifts focus to business to business startups January 29th 2013 FreshBooks wins iPhone award hires VC

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  • Advertisement | IT Business
    February 27th 2013 And the Oscar for most Facebook likes goes to February 25th 2013 99designs launches tools for Pro users February 22nd 2013 Consumer rights group wants a Wireless Code February 13th 2013 Toronto social marketing firms merge after divine intervention February 6th 2013 Canadian PC shipments worst in world in Q4 IDC January 28th 2013 Anti spam regulations published consultation opens January 4th 2013 Anti spam law adds exceptions delayed until 2014 December 20th 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 IT Administration

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