No big surprise here, but according to a Google survey 56% of adults were using a smartphone, up from 33 per cent in early 2012. Google conducted an online survey with 1,000 Canadians earlier in the …
Founded in 2007 by Michael Scissons, Toronto-based Syncapse has hit a major wall in what was once a very promising social media marketing company. A few days ago CBC received and published an article they had obtained from Scissons about a significant number of layoffs made at the company.
BEST Funds made another investment recently, this time into Waterloo-based Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) with a $4 million debt-investment.
Here are a few new moves within the Canadian advertising and marketing industry for July 25, 2013:
Mediative, owned by Yellow Pages Group is going through some major changes, we broke the news the company recently lost Patrick Lauzon who stepped down from his post, and is not at TC Media.
Nonprofit arts and culture youth organization Manifesto, recently received a $326,600 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) that it will use to build the online version of its Freshest Goods Market. The organization launched Manifesto back in 2008 as a platform to help Toronto-based street-ware designers a way to showcase their respective products to would-be shoppers.
Social media platform MoPals.com announced the appointment of Luce Veilleux to its Board of Directors, serving as Chair of the Program Development Committee and Jason Kemp as Vice President of User Experience.
As they look to a compete with Google’s mapping services, Apple recently purchased Toronto-based Locationary for an undisclosed sum. Locationary’s crowd-sourced location data platform will be a be a much needed addition to Apple’s iOS especially after CEO wrote an apology explaining the disaster the company had when iOS 6 was first released.
News inside ZenithOptimedia has already broken that Gah-Yee Won has given her notice to the company as their Head of Digital Buying, a role she has been in for almost the last three years. Prior to heading up the department, Gah-Yee was an Account Executive for ZenithOptimedia.
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MSLE) just announced a major shake up as they look to “to streamline the company and ultimately strengthen its position with both its fans and its customers,” this according to the press release issued.