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

AmpMe Raises Large Series A Round to Improve Product
Can Cognitive Computing Leapfrog Omnichannel Marketing Platforms?
The First Wave of Ed-Tech Disruptors Got It Wrong – But Real Opportunities Remain
Building a Better Smartwatch
Thirdshelf Bringing Data-Driven Decisions to Traditional Retailers
TrumpKard Blocks Things on the Internet You Find Even More Annoying Than Ads
Vantrix Wants to Put Sports Fans in Front Row with Virtual Reality
Techsdale Program to Teach Tech Skills to Disadvantaged Youth
Crowdfunding the Comeback of Vinyl
Montreal’s Mobeewave lets Consumers Accept Credit Cards with PayMeTap
Toronto, Ottawa Look to Legalize Uber
Nex Smartband Vanishes from Indiegogo, but Mighty Cast Sales Presales Will Continue
Old-School Safety Razor Sees Modern Success via Crowdfunding
CRTC, Federal Court Decisions Will Shape What Net Neutrality Means to Mobile Providers
Crowdfunded E-Reader Boasts 13-Inch Screen
Trudeau Drops Plan to Increase Taxes on Stock Options, Promises More Money for Innovation
Teralys Capital Closes $375 Million Fund of Funds
Crowdfunded Social Network Aims to Be 'Opposite of Facebook'
This Anti-Theft Backpack is Solar-Powered, Has Charger and Speakers
AmpMe Rolls Out New Features Following 1.5 Million Downloads in Five Months
This Super-Efficient Camera is Barely Bigger Than a Coin
As BlackBerry Sheds Staff, Local Tech Companies Look to Scoop Talent
TextNow Wants to Fix Canada's Broken Wireless Industry – But the Big Three Won't Let Them
Hykso Launches 'Fitbit for Boxing' with Ambitions for Other Sports
YodelUP Lets Skiers, Snowboarders Control Phones Without Taking Off Gloves
Venture Capital in Canada Reaches Highest Level in More Than a Decade
Crowdfunding the World's First Bionic Knee Brace
A Year in, Y Combinator Startup Sharethebus Continues to Gain Traction
MovingWaldo Makes It Easy to Change Your Address
MagicMaker Machine is Ten Times Faster Than Standard 3D Printer
Will Quebec Finally Legalize Uber – Or Just Ban It Altogether?
Interdimensional Games Turns to Crowdfunding with Ambitious Goal for Immersive Experience
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
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