20th September 2011

Quebec Entrepreneurs Invited to Participate In The Angel Investors Challenge

JCCMThe Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal (JCCM) and Anges Québec join once again for a new 2011 edition of the Angel Investors Challenge. The official launch, which marks the beginning of the business plan submission period, will be celebrated at a cocktail reception on September 22nd at 6 P.M., at the Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM), located at 33 Prince street in Montreal. Quebec entrepreneurs from 18 to 40 wishing to participate in the Angel Investors Challenge can find all the details and submit their application online, till October 25th 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

Walmart Challenges University Students To Change The World

walmart canadaWalmart Canada President and CEO David Cheesewright has launched the Walmart Green Student Challenge, inviting post-secondary students across Canada to develop proposals that are good for the environment and for business.

“Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders,” said Cheesewright. “We are asking for their best, most innovative ideas to make business more environmentally sustainable in the future.”

The Green Student Challenge is designed to encourage the next generation of business leaders to create the next wave of sustainable business ideas.  It is the latest in a series of large-scale sustainability initiatives Walmart has launched in Canada and throughout the world over the past five years. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

Social Media Marketing Unplugged Coming to BCIT Downtown

social media unpluggedSocial Media Marketing Unplugged is presenting Social Media Monetization, a day-long seminar lead by Rochelle Grayson. In this seminar, attendees will be introduced to concrete tools and real world strategies to generate revenue, increase customer base, maximize profit and business success by utilizing social media. The seminar will take place at the BCIT Downtown Campus on Saturday, October 1st from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. Tickets for this event are $169.00 + HST until September 26th. After that date, they will be $249.00 . You can save $20.00 on the cost of your ticket by using promo code “villagegamer” when you register. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

BDC gears up for Small Business Week from October 16 to 22

bdcThe Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is preparing to launch the 32nd edition of Small Business Week®, a BDC trademark event, under the theme: Power up your business. Invest. INNOVATE. Grow.This year, Small Business Week will run from October 16 to 22. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

D-Link Expands xStack Storage Family of Products

d-linkD-Link Canada has announced the DSN-4000 Series xStack® Storage iSCSI SAN Array, which will deliver increased flexibility and scalability for secondary server applications such as disaster recovery, backup, surveillance, and archiving. With the DSN-4000 series, small to mid-size enterprises can leverage cost-effective network storage offering volume virtualization, high transactional and throughput performance, guaranteed interoperability with the host environment and ultimately a greater return on investment when compared with competing systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

Vancouver’s Business Elite to Be Banished to Exile Island

Childrens Wish FoundationYou are invited to join The Children’s Wish Foundation on Wednesday, September 21st when ten prominent members of local business, political, entertainment, and community groups will become castaways and be banished to ‘Exile Island’ in an effort to raise funds for The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. The event challenges participants to raise $10,000 each (the average cost of one wish), as well as prepare for banishment to ‘Exile Island’, aka the Vancouver Art Gallery, which is located at 750 Hornby Street. Castaways participate in a day of mental, physical and creative challenges as they compete for the title of “British Columbia’s Ultimate Survivor”. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

RealDecoy and PrototypeD Partner to Foster Local Innovation

realdecoyRealDecoy, a high-value web development company with a focus on content management, eCommerce, enterprise search, application management solutions, and on the emerging field of agile business intelligence, has partnered with ProtoypeD Urban Workshops (pD). Ottawa’s newest member funded workshop for hobbyists, pD enables professionals, students, entrepreneurs, techies, hackers and artists to explore new avenues of creativity by providing them with access to creative tools, resources, and technology. This partnership enables RealDecoy employees to take advantage of the resources available in the pD space and enhances pD’s existing resources including computers, software, and equipment— including a 3D printer provided by RealDecoy. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

ISISPOS Releases iPad Kitchen Display Solution

isisposA wireless new POS system is now available for restaurateurs everywhere. ISISPOS in an enterprise single or multi-unit integrated point-of-sale system designed exclusively for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The Kitchen Display Solution displays incoming orders in real time with never before imagined abilities to manage the prep-time of courses and tickets.

“It’s simple and refreshingly unique,” said Paul Perri, Executive Vice President. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th September 2011

No-Nonsense Advice For New Screenwriters

walflowers need not applyVancouver’s ThinkBox Publishing has published “Wallflowers Need Not Apply: A “no bs” look at the world of professional screenwriting,” a 212-page book by author/screenwriter John Russell (the pen name of a screenwriter with nearly 20 years of professional experience). “I’ve been a professional writer for nearly 20 years. I am not a ‘superstar’ screenwriter by any means,” writes John, “but I do get paid for my work. I offer this collection of ‘working writer’ advice in hopes that it will assist new screenwriters as well as others who have not yet secured paid writing deals.” Read the rest of this entry »

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19th September 2011

Telmetrics Launches Mobile Call Tracking Solution

telmetricsWith mobile local search continuing to explode and more than 80 percent of SMBs including mobile marketing in their budgets, provider of advertising call measurement solutions Telmetrics has introduced m.Call. This patent-pending, first-of-its-kind call measurement solution allows mobile local search publishers and application developers to capture valuable call data without traditional call tracking numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

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