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

Accounting Tool Momento Wants to Help Freelancers Get Paid
Connected Lab Picks Up Where Xtreme Labs Left Off
Gestor Wand Combines Simplicity of Mouse with Convenience of Remote
Ubios Becomes First Company to take Advantage of Quebec's New Equity Crowdfunding Rules
Canadian Team Builds Robot Dog That Can Play Fetch, Among Other Tricks
How Magnet Forensics Uses Software, Data to Help Law Enforcers Battle Crime
'Scrappy' Startup of the Year Finalist Bridgit Looks to Maintain Momentum
University Researchers Crowdfund Decal That Helps Prevent Brain Injury in Sports
Following Rebrand, Grow Financial Wants to Emphasize the 'Tech' in Fintech
Alarm Clock That Forces You Out of Bed Blows Past Crowdfunding Goal
Limelight Platform Raises $3.1 Million Seed Round to Fuel US Expansion
Awards Finalist Clearpath Robotics Pivots from Research Market to Heavy Industry
Angel of Year Finalist Shafin Diamond Tejani Describes Himself as Entrepreneur, Not Investor
Why Canada’s Tech Industry Will Be More Important Than Ever in 2016
Crowdfunding Campaign Looks to Turn Music Audiences into Part of Show with Reactive Mask
Aerial Wants to Harness Wifi Network to Create Smart Environments
DatingFound Wants to Connect People Using Human Emotional Intelligence, Not Algorithms
Crowdfunding Campaign Aims to Launch Satellite, Investigate UFO Claims
OpenChannel Aims to Break Down Barrier Between Platform Makers and App Developers
Phazon Creates Bluetooth Earbuds That Won't Fall Out, Can Be Worn Even While Swimming
Stock Photo Site Unsplash Moves into Physical World Through Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding Campaign Hopes to Elevate the Power Bar Through Slick Design
FounderFuel, InnoCité Power Montreal’s Biggest Demo Day Ever
E-180 a Matchmaking Site for Learning, Not Dating
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
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