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Canadian Crowdfunding Platforms

North America has seen an explosion in crowdfunding options for startups, however many of these are based in the United States. What domestic options do Canadian startups have for crowdfunding, equity based or otherwise?

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How does Equity Crowdfunding work in Canada?

The Crowdfunding space has has experienced numerous changes in North America. We previously covered the JOBS Act in the US and the expected consequences of the Act. Now it’s time to have a look at the Canadian market for Equity Crowdfunding.

Where are we, in relation to the US and what do our Laws permit us to do in Canada?

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The future is not digital, it’s people.

Now that is a $%!#ing curious thing for a digital agency to say.

The digital realm has completely reshaped how we’re connecting with one another, our relationship with media and how we see products and brands.

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Branding for startups

Startups typically:

  • Have smaller budgets
  • Focus more on R&D for their product than look and feel
  • Tend to equate “brand” with “aesthetics”

Brand tends to get neglected and is seen as an unaffordable luxury.

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New website launch! Sympli: how did they do it?

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new client project – White House Design’s new website, Sympli, is now live!

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Crowdfund Matchmaking

Crowdfunding platforms have been designed with specific company goals in mind. To help you find funding from the crowd, we’ve done a high-level comparison of five of the most popular channels, with a smaller overview of some niche options.

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Crowd funding method for entrepreneurs

At best, startup funding can be a pain to attract. Especially if there is a lack of trade history. The process can be lengthy, time-consuming and even disappointing. However… Recent changes in United States legislation mean that now there is another way to recruit backers for your grand idea.

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6 Essential questions to help define your product elevator pitch

If you’re an entrepreneur with a vision for a product or an online business, you know the value of a great pitch. But even for the initiated, prepping an Elevator Pitch for your product may prove to be a challenge that tests the very mettle of your product idea.

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Discover a revolution in live events: PreShow on Kickstarter

PreShow is a web application for creating live events – a powerful tool designed to revolutionize the space of show production. Not only that, but they are one of our favourite clients!

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University of Warwick launches IGGY on mobile

We are excited to be working with IGGY, a UK-based educational social network for the University of Warwick. Skyrocket’s mantra of “Design for Tomorrow” is exemplified in this institution as they focus on helping young people between the ages of 13 to 18 get access to great resources and top academics.

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LightSpeed vs. Shopify vs. Square

Seamless payment processing for commerce in today’s mobile-tech dominated environment is extremely important. How do you know which one is suitable for your business needs when there are so many options to choose from?

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How Pinterest drives eCommerce conversions

After Facebook and Twitter, Pinterest is the third most popular social network in the world. It has established itself as a ‘social discovery tool’ and is one of the most image-driven social platforms on the market today.

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Our New Year’s resolution is 1440x1080p

As 2014 unfolds, we’re taking a look at one of the evolutions in display technology about to hit us: 1440p.

Wait? What?

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Arts Vista has arrived in time for the holidays!

There’s typically plenty of activity over the holidays, but who wants to spend all of their time eating or engaged in rampant consumerism? There’s no better time to take in the arts than during the festive season, and to help you down that path we’ve just launched a great new client project: Arts Vista.

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Icon love for the holiday season

It’s all in the details…

Icon fonts. What are they? Simply, a font (which is essentially a shape) used as an icon. The name is intuitive enough.

Icons are used to convey the essence of an action, but are an important and necessary element of your brand that must be specific enough to get ‘just right’.

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Movember MO-salute to a Spaceman

At Skyrocket, we’re excited by the unusual, the oddities. This is the kind of stuff that brings us inspiration as creators. We’re not talking about the kind of strange which makes you feel like you’re the only normal person in the room.

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Perfection of design by Apple

Perfection: the action or process of improving something until it is faultless (Oxford Dictionary Definition).

With delicate, flowing music and the use of short, punchy adjectives here’s a video that takes us through a powerful journey of feeling.

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Movember madness at Skyrocket

It is officially Movember! Around the world, the month formerly known as “November” has been revolutionized into a globally recognized time for Best Moustaches for Classy Gents!

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The future of mobile

We all have our own grand ideas and idealistic visions about what is coming or expected. Based on experience, we can see what has been, consider what is now, and visualize snippets of what is to come.

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Adaptive vs. Responsive Web Design (AWD vs. RWD)

So, the site you built in 2001 – it’s there – it does its job. If I squint at it on my phone, it works okay. Yes, it works ‘okay’ but imagine…

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