5 Start-Up Accelerator Hubs In Montreal You Need To Know About

Jessica Glazer | Posted 01.15.2017 | Canada Business
Jessica Glazer

Starting a company is not an easy task to tackle. There is a lot to think about, and it is extremely hard to do alone. Fortunately, if you are in Montreal or thinking of relocating to the fabulous city, Montreal can make that start-up move a little easier with quite a few incubator and start-up hubs to get your business moving.

Give A Gift That Grows And Glows For The Holidays

Jason Tetro | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Instead of a single moment, a card can offer joy over several days. It's a technological advancement rooted in an unlikely source, microbes. By using certain species of algae, a card can turn into a message-delivering device to offer joy and excitement throughout the Holiday season.

These Leggings Are About To Change The Way You Work Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Style


Your Dream Of Having Freckles Can Now Be A Reality With These Temporary Tattoos

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Style

It's time to "Freck Yourself"!

Benefit Corporations Are In The Business Of Creating Social Change

Aaron H. Emery | Posted 11.12.2016 | Canada Business
Aaron H. Emery

These companies have already touched your life. Beyond the big names like Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Patagonia clothing, Etsy, or Kickstarter, there are impact-driven business leaders making significant money while making an amazing difference in communities all around us.

How Films like Back to the Future Predicted Accessible Technology

Marco Pasqua | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Living
Marco Pasqua

With "Future Day" a week away, there have been many recent articles on "What Did Back To The Future Get Right?" Rather than bore you with a typical comparison, I thought I'd take a different approach, and highlight how both the BTTF trilogy and Demolition Man made technological predictions of a more inclusive and accessible world.

This Yoga Girl Is a Powerhouse for Global Good

Sara Graham | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Living
Sara Graham

What do a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign and yoga have in common? That link would be Rachel Brathen, aka Yoga Girl. Her project,

6 Tips to Help You Source Start-Up Financing

Pat McNamara | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Business
Pat McNamara

If you are one of those start-ups be prepared for a rigorous process. If you are competing for funding from an angel investor group or in a business competition you are going to have to go through a lot of hoops. Don't despair, this will actually help you prepare for running the business itself.

Kickstarter Campaign To Solve Arctic Food Crisis Raises $25 Of $160,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Business

The astronomical food prices in Canada’s far north have become the stuff of legend (and of viral news stories), and now a Kickstarter crowdfunding c...

Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues

Is Crowdfunding Just A Tool For The Cool Kids? | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Business

In Adam Cohen’s basement are two coffins, a Colonel Mustard costume, and an S.S. uniform among other questionable items. No, Cohen does not like to ...

5 Things to Remember When Making Your First Documentary

Molly Willows | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada Living
Molly Willows

There's no denying it -- docs are hot. Between HBO's high-gloss productions, Netflix's rise in documentaries, the influx of Kickstarter/Indieigogo campaigns, and the democratization of filmmaking gear via iPhones and cheap cameras, docs are everywhere. So you dream of making a doc?

Should Couples Be Allowed to Crowdfund Their Adoption?

Heather Magee | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Magee

While crowdfunding sites were created to give the underdog a chance and essentially foster free enterprise where start-ups are concerned, it never occurred to me to use these platforms as an opportunity to raise funds for personal pursuits. Especially something as personal as adopting a baby. But does that make it wrong, unethical or crass, even? What do you think? If you had a friend or family member crowdfunding an adoption, would you contribute?

► 7 Kickstarter Projects You Won't Believe Succeeded

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Business

Order a man a salad and he'll eat for a day. Kickstart his campaign for a salad and he'll probably eat for months. Sure, ordering food online has ...

12 Steps to Creating a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Anne Day | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada Business
Anne Day

There is a buzz these days about crowdfunding and how it is a great tool to raise money for your project, your business or even your trip. But what is not said, is this isn't easy money. Here are some pointers that I hope will help others succeed.

Potato Salad Kickstarter Bubble Bursts, Project Loses Thousands

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada Business

The potato salad Kickstarter bubble has burst. But not to worry -- Zack Danger Brown still has far more than enough to make his potato salad. Af...

Kickstarter Campaign Raises Thousands .. To Make A Potato Salad

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Business

They say the internet has democratized innovation — anyone can raise money for their brilliant idea. Of course, anyone can raise money to, say, m...

This Musical Instrument Generates Electricity To Power Africa

AFP | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Music

A musical instrument which converts sound into electricity is using music technology for a social good. Spark is a percussion shaker which uses mus...

Protect Ya Neck: The Real Price Of Crowdfunding

Mike Sholars | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Business
Mike Sholars

2014-02-12-its_all_geek_to_me.png I love crowdfunding, because it's like watching money have a wrestling match with ideas. It's capitalism in microcosm. It's important to not lose sight of the lesson here: Crowdfunding websites are not responsible for anything that happens once you've contributed. You are leaving your money on the table, walking away, and hoping for the best.

What I Learned This Week: De Dirt on Debates

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Given that Quebeckers are facing yet another pivotal election on April 7, over the past couple of weeks, I paid close attention to the two political "debates" held between the leaders of the province's four main parties. I bracket the word "debates" with quotation marks, as these two two-hour sessions were debates in name only.

New Board Game Tries To Succeed In World Of Angry Birds, Candy Crush

John F. Gray | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

In a city where "game" is most often prefaced with the word "video," Vancouver's Giant Monster Games is going retro. They're rolling the dice on a Kickstarter campaign to bring Kingdom Bots to board game fans.

LOOK: 12 Coolest, Craziest Canadian Kickstarter Projects

The Huffington Post Canada | Mike Sholars | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Kickstarter, the crowdfunding website that has served as a platform for thousands of projects to date, just celebrated three months of operation in Ca...

Teen Dropout Gets $200,000 In Crowdfunding For This Invention

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

A 19-year-old entrepreneur from Montreal is taking on tech juggernauts Samsung and Sony by trying to launch his own smart watch.Like many startup comp...

World's Cheapest 3-D Printer Gets Record Crowdsourcing

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Saskatchewan man who has developed an affordable 3-D printer has attracted worldwide attention and more than $700,000 in crowdsourced funding. Ry...

Web Series Takes On Vancouver's Dating Scene

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Ah, Vancouver. A city famous for its beauty, and infamous for its hard-to-crack dating scene. Last summer, The Vancouver sun asked why it's so har...

World's Largest Crowdfunding Platform Now In Canada

CP | Ethan Lou, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadian entrepreneurs seeking financial support got a boost Monday as the world's largest online crowdfunding platform officially moved nor...