Turning Big Data from Insights to Actions

written by bethburgee on October 30, 2012 in Big Data and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

Jerry Jao, Co-Founder of Retention Sciences, has got a lot of passion for his startups. Retention Sciences uses big data algorithms to help businesses retain and increase customer lifetime value through targeted marketing. We’re excited to hear him present at Under Read the Rest…


Trending Top 10 Lists for #Startups

written by bethburgee on September 19, 2012 in Industry Trends and Opinions and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

There are more startups in the digital media space than you can wave an iPhone at. Dave Johnson from AMC Ventures believes the growth is akin to the Dot.com bubble that burst in the 90′s. For as many startups as Read the Rest…


Holiday online shopping stats for 2011

written by Clare Ryan on December 22, 2011 in Industry Trends and Startup News with no comments

Where do you do your holiday shopping? Are you a last minute in store shopper? Do you shop throughout the year so you never feel the rush? Do you shop online? Here are some interesting stats on shopping trends this Read the Rest…


Starting up a Company without 2011’s Drunken Sailor Funding

written by HeidiIsern on December 7, 2011 in Funding and Startup News and Strategy Series with one Comment

New entrepreneurs nervously come to me with the question—“Is it a good time to start a company?  Will there still be money in 2012?” Seasoned entrepreneurs ask, “Will investors still spend like drunken sailors or will we see a correction?” Read the Rest…


10 things you need to know to target SMBs

written by Clare Ryan on July 25, 2011 in Startup News with no comments

Since this seems to be “The Year of the SMB,” we feel it’s important to share whatever information we can muster up about how to target SMBs and what things you’ll need to know to succeed. Here’s a start from Read the Rest…


Hey you, in your home office, lonely?

written by Clare Ryan on July 19, 2011 in Startup News with no comments

Are you feeling lonely? Working from your “home office” and corner cafe starting to get to you? In today’s cloud fueled world, working on site has become less and less important. However, it can get pretty depressing pretty fast when Read the Rest…


Netflix for Undies

written by Clare Ryan on June 15, 2011 in Startup News with one Comment

When life gets too busy to buy your own underwear, maybe you should consider slowing down. However, if you just can’t, there are two companies out that have your back (or backside as it were). Consider them the “Netflix of Read the Rest…


500px is just so pretty

written by Clare Ryan on June 1, 2011 in Startup News with no comments

You know those sites that are just lovely to look at?  Well, 500px is the pinnacle of beauty.  Founders Ian Sobolev and Oleg Gutsol have turned this Toronto based company into a “photographic community powered by creative people from all over the Read the Rest…


UTR Alum ScaleXtreme launches early access program!

written by melissaburnell on May 27, 2011 in Cloud and Startup News and Under The Radar with one Comment

Cloud based systems management startup, ScaleXtreme, has announced the launch of their early access program! Since presenting on the Under The Radar stage in April, and winning BOTH the judge’s and audience choice awards, many of you looking for serious Read the Rest…


AppDirect, UTR alum, raises $3.25 Million!

written by melissaburnell on May 10, 2011 in Cloud and Funding and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

At Dealmaker Media, we were over the top when we first met Daniel Saks and Nicolas Desmarais from AppDirect. With the explosion of business and cloud apps crowding the internet, it only made sense that someone out there would make Read the Rest…