Jacob Serebrin

Jacob Serebrin is a freelance reporter based in Montreal. He specializes in covering small business and the business of tech. His work has appeared in publications including The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star.

Having previously covered higher education and politics, he started covering business almost by accident, but talking to passionate people about interesting things soon had him hooked. He is fascinated by entrepreneurship and disruptive technology.

When he’s not working on the internet, Jacob enjoys listening to vinyl records and reading books printed on paper. 


Articles by Jacob Serebrin

CarDroid is Like an Airplane’s Black Box, for For Motor Vehicles
Competition Bureau Favours Uber Over Taxis, Says Regulations Should Be Relaxed
Thinking Like Silicon Valley: Why It's Important to Have Startup Ecosystems Everywhere
Circle Medical Raises $2.9 Million to Bring Back the Doctor’s House Call
Fingerprint Activated Bike Lock is just the Start for Waterloo’s Grasp
VR’s Killer App isn’t Going to be a Shooter
Montreal’s Haivision Sees Revenue Grow 33 per cent to $56 Million
Toronto Team Takes Second Place at PayPal’s International Hackathon
Should Canadian Startups be Afraid of the TPP?
Montreal’s 1science Wants Universities to Access Academic Journals for Less
Beagle, a Sensor System to Measure Environmental Factors in the Home
Logrr Leaves Canada for Big Apple: 'The US Offers More Advantages'
Uber Not Just Taking Customers from Taxis – It's Creating a New Market
A First in Canada, Quebec Introduces New Rules for Airbnb Hosts
Australia’s Animal Logic, Animator of Lego Movie, Reveals Big Plans for Vancouver
East Side Games Stays Small, Just the Way They Like It
Paysavvy Wants to Change Workplace of the Future
Hey, Trudeau: Canada Needs a Startup Strategy, Not Just a Small Business One
GradeSlam Wants to be the Netflix for Homework Help
30 Years in, StarTech Accelerates Growth
Technology Driving Increased Demand for Voice Talent
Big Viking Games Seeks Top Talent Because They Know Great People Create Great Products
MasterCard Turns to Hackathons for Payment Innovation
AmpMe Wants to Replace Bluetooth Speakers with Phones
Teaching Young People About Drones an Important Step in the Process
Canada’s Third Most-Read Newspaper Cuts Print, Shifts to Almost Entirely Digital Strategy
Hurrier Acquired by German Company
Despite Mobile Expansion, Stingray Stills Sees Traditional Television as Growth Market
Lightspeed Raises $80 Million, Total Funding over $166 Million
Strong Science, Shaky Business Models as Mixed Bag of Startups Grad from X-1 Accelerator
Report Asks Ontario Government to Embrace Sharing Economy
SmartHalo Turns Any Bike into a Smart Bike
Ollinfit Looks to Emulate Personal Trainer Experience with Wearable Tech
Bicycle Courier Startup Hurrier Plots Montreal, Vancouver Expansion
Internal Hackathon Project Leads to Wearable Apps for Busbud
Hardware Looking Like Software as New Business Models Create New Opportunities
Rural Canadians Pushing Internet Access as Election Issue
Why a Donald Trump Presidency Could Benefit Canada's Tech Industry
Haivision Moves into Enterprise Video Platform Market
Designer of Gmail User Interface Joins Montreal’s Fuzzy.io
Will Capital Markets be Disrupted by Changing Technology? It’s Already Happening
What Your Startup Can Learn from MakerBot and SpaceX
The Shift to Cloud Can Be Slow, Even When It's Inevitable
Federal Government Pouring Money into Anti-Cybercrime Plan
It's Time We Teach Kids the Value of Failure, Think Tank Argues
The Dark Side of Streaming: How Fragmentation Will Ruin the Golden Age of Television Watching
Seven Lessons We Learned at the International Startup Festival
Founder Institute Graduates Second Montreal Cohort, Eyes Further Expansion
IdeaPlaces Allows Users to Create Their Own Personalized Maps
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing Expands to Quebec, Eyes Further Growth
Jacob Serebrin