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

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
If Not Uber, Then Something Else: The Taxi Industry Must Accept Its Looming Revolution
Big Plans for Teeny Drones
New Law Requires Businesses to Disclose Data Breaches
SaaS Model Sees Strong Growth in Canada
Competition Bureau Investigates Apple’s Contracts with Wireless Companies
Activity Planner Memo App Relaunches with Discovery Feature, Moves Toward Monetization
Free Public Wifi, New Startup Accelerator Among Montreal’s Plans to Become a 'Smart City'
First Synchronous Multimedia Messaging App Offers New Way to Watch Videos with Friends
For Musicians and Songwriters, Streaming Creates Big Data Challenge
For HP, It's Disrupt or Get Disrupted
Culiniste Aims to Be the Frank & Oak of Groceries
Getting Desperate? While Jim Balsillie Looks forward, John Chen Looks Pathetic
Equity Crowdfunding Gets Green Light in Five More Provinces Including BC, Quebec
MP Calls Tech Companies Unpatriotic, Says Dictatorships 'Best Form of Government'
MakerBloks Hits Crowdfunding Goal in Two Days, Wants to Rethink How Kids Learn Electronics
Apartment Hunting App Moves to US Because Canadian Real Estate Industry Won't Share Data
Diverse Group of Startups Show Off at FounderFuel Demo Day
Quebec Tackles Sharing Economy: First Uber, Now Airbnb
Gata Labs Takes on Disruptive Startups by Equipping Incumbents with Mobile Edge
Mobeewave Wants to Turn Smartphones into Payment Terminals
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