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 written by Jacob Serebrin

Proposed Privacy Law Would Allow Companies to Disclose User Information in Secret
Canada's Wireless Carrier Nightmare Continues: Telus Plans to Shut Down Public Mobile
TSX Launches New Brokerage That Could Open the Door to Equity Crowdfunding for All Canadians
Ontario Ready to Allow Equity Crowdfunding, Four Other Provinces Poised to Follow Suit
MaRS 'Social Venture' Investment Portal Off to Slow but Solid Start
Canada's Keek Goes Public on TSX-V, Gets New CEO and Monetization Plan
Private Equity Leads Return Rate for OMERS, VC and Strategic Investments Turn Profitable
Venture Capital in Canada Rises to $2 Billion - Highest Level Since 2007: CVCA
Court Orders TekSavvy to Give up Customer Names but Stifles Profitability of Copyright Trolling
Canada Moves to Simplify Patent Laws, Bring Them In-line with EU and US
Canadians Finally Ditching Landlines but Spending More on Smartphones and Home Internet
The Most Influential Brands in Canada are Tech Companies – but None of Them are Canadian
Wearable Tech Market Could Reach $3 Billion, but App Makers Should Think Twice Before Developing
MaRS Program Helps Startups Hire Experienced Executives
Foreign Talent Gap Putting Pressure on Canada, Report Reveals
There's a Disconnect Between How Canadians Think About Innovation and What They Actually Do
How Companies Like Frank & Oak and Lufa Farms are Redefining 'Tech' Startup
Pearson Partners with MaRS as Publishing Giant Looks to Stave off Disruption
Montreal Startup Lufa Farms Wants Cities to Feed Themselves with Rooftop Gardens
Rapidly Changing Environment in Gaming Industry a Hot Topic at 10th Annual MIGS
How to Use Data to Create Profitable Games
Apple Releases First Transparency Report
Government Spying: Do Companies Need to Change How They Gather Sensitive Data?
Open Text Acquires Cloud Integrator GXS in Billion-dollar Deal
Amazon Starts Selling Groceries in Canada – but Will Consumers Bite?
Venture-backed Firms Outperform Companies That Don't Receive Funding, Study Shows
Concordia Students Want to Test 'Self-healing' Material in Space
Mobilogie, Formerly 2XM, Pivots to Consulting from App Development
WB Games Montreal Plans $63 Million Expansion, Including 100 New Jobs
Ubisoft to Invest $400 Million, Create 500 Jobs in Montreal with Expanded Studio
BlackBerry Posts $1 Billion Loss, Revenue Plunges
Six Common Mistakes Startups Make When Looking for Investment and Attention
Angels Making More Investments but Investing Less per Startup, Survey Finds
Desire2Learn Goes for Deep Analytics with Acquisition of Knowillage Systems
Only One Tech IPO in Canada Last Quarter, First Since 2011
Lack of Innovation Holding Canada Back
Canadian Unions Back Their Bosses Against Verizon
Could a Talent Shortage be Holding Back the Maritimes from Building the Next Radian6?
Why Going Private Could Save BlackBerry
Backlash Against In-app Sales Might Help Canada's Mobile Industry
Canadian Company Aims to be First to Stream Video of Earth from Space
Canadian Startup Kite Aims to be the Dropbox for Developers
Documentary About Waterloo's Startup Community Explodes Past Crowdfunding Goal: 'People Want It'
Internet and Wireless Service Costs Declining in Canada: Report
Most of Canada's Fastest-growing Tech Companies are Business-to-Business. Here's Why
WideWorldEd Aims to be First Canadian MOOC Provider
Canadian Newspaper on Paywalls: 'They Work When They Have Great Content Behind Them'
Why Canadian Startup CEOs Aren't Looking for a Quick Exit
Hot on Heels of Major Investment, Vidyard Boosts Profile with Marketo Integration
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