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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the technology industry across Canada for over 10 years in sales and marketing roles, he launched PR In Canada, and on Profectio.

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Surf over lunch, coffee or drinks with MTS Wi-Fi and FatPort

By Dave Forde / July 18, 2006

WINNIPEG, July 18 /CNW/ – MTS High Speed Internet customers can take their Internet access to any of more than 300 Wi-Fi “hotspots” across Canada, including 32 in Winnipeg, thanks to a team effort between MTS Allstream and FatPort, Canada’s largest public Wi-Fi provider. The service will work for anyone who has a Wi-Fi enabled […]

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Canadian Entrepreneurs – Submit Your Stories

By Dave Forde / July 16, 2006

Rick Spence former editor for Profit Magazine is working on a project over on his blog and looking for “startup-related stories or anecdotes or lessons learned you’d like to share with aspiring business owners”. He’s got the details on his blog if anyone is interested. Tags: Canada, entrepreneurs

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Firefox heats up with RadiantCore

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

Jay Goldman and his company Radiant Core have been doing some great work since early 2003 providing technology solutions for their clients. Jay is also an active organizer with the Toronto Bar Camp which has fast become a place for tech savvy entrepreneurs to get together on a monthly basis and share ideas and demo […]

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PODCAST & PORTABLE MEDIA EXPO

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

Description: “The only industry event that brings together influential podcasters, media, content creators and device makers” Where: Ontario Convention Center, Ontario CA Cost: $199 Speakers: TBD URL: portablemediaexpo.com [tags] events, podcasting [/tags]

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Building Enterprise Web Apps on a Budget – How We Built Flickr

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

A one-day practical workshop that will give you everything you need to build a powerful enterprise-level web application on a small budget. Description: This is a unique opportunity to learn from one of the best web developers in the industry. Our one-day, intensive practical workshop is taught by Cal Henderson, the senior developer of the […]

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2006 MEDIA INNOVATION AWARDS

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

The Media Innovation Awards (MIAs), marking its seventh anniversary in 2006, is Canada’s premiere awards show recognizing excellence in the planning and buying of media in the marketing/advertising sector. The objective is to honour the significant role media plays in to the marketing mix and to recognize those responsible for the selection, deployment, and implementation […]

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10 Reasons why Toronto is a great city for the technogy industry

By Dave Forde / July 12, 2006

Toronto has often been recognized as a leading city for technology in North America. Over the last two years we’ve been experiencing a resurge into the industry. Just about ever sector of the technology industry has seen growth, wireless, blogs, broadband and many more. Here are a few thoughts that I’ve together that makes Toronto […]

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LiveDeal.ca announces new partner; Gesca Ltd. joins LiveDeal, Inc. and Torstar Digital in delivering one of Canada's largest free online classifieds sites: LiveDeal.ca

By Dave Forde / July 11, 2006

TORONTO, July 11 /CNW/ – LiveDeal.ca (www.livedeal.ca), one of the Internet’s fastest growing online local classifieds sites, has announced that Gesca Ltd., the wholly-owned Canadian publishing subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada whose holdings constitute Canada’s largest French-language daily newspaper group, has entered into the existing joint venture between LiveDeal, Inc. and Torstar Digital to […]

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TELUS delivers Wireless High Speed service to Kamloops and Kelowna, B.C.

By Dave Forde / July 11, 2006

VANCOUVER, July 11 /CNW/ – TELUS today announced the expansion of its Wireless High Speed service to Kamloops and Kelowna, B.C., offering consumer and business clients mobile access to the Internet, e-mail and other multimedia applications at broadband-like download speeds similar to desktop Internet access at home. “TELUS has been delivering state-of-the-art telecommunications services to […]

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Columbus Media International Launches as World's Largest Independent Media Services Company

By Dave Forde / July 10, 2006

Led by three of the world’s leading independent media planning and buying companies, UK-based BLM, Horizon Media of the USA, and Cossette Media of Canada, 13 best-in-market partner agencies have joined forces to launch Columbus Media International – the first independent global media services company. The new company provides global coverage across 18 territories including […]

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