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Welcome to the human-to-human purpose and experience driven era

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Welcome to the human-to-human purpose and experience driven era. This is what the 21st century is all about. You may have been

No technology for you! Welcome to the practice of law

Members of the legal profession recognize that today’s technology is an essential tool and enabler to the practice of law in the 21st century. Earlier on however, the perceived complexity of actually using fax

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Lou Milrad

Secrets venture capitalists may not want founders to know

How does a successful serial fund raiser do it? That’s the question Startup Grind Toronto guest host Matthew Ingram asked Andrew D’Souza at a recent fireside chat. D’Souza said several things that venture

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Will these 5 CES gadgets still exist in a year?

I'd like to highlight some of the startups I saw at CES 2016 and the products they had on display. As there were hundreds of startup gadgets present, the items I chose were the

Published on: January 27th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Boost employee productivity with these apps

When human resources professionals talk about productivity and techniques to improve it among their employees, the focus is often on helping people perform more tasks in a shorter time period. But for organizations

Published on: January 26th, 2016 Roz Bahrami

500 Startups gets active in Toronto

As a result of a sea change in Silicon Valley, Selcuk Atli, entrepreneur in residence of one of the Bay Area’s most successful and prolific accelerators, said that 500 Startups is getting active

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Canada’s innovation ecosystem needs startups

We need startups more than ever. That’s my conclusion after listening to David Watters’ talk on Canada’s innovation ecosystem. When I say startups, I mean new companies that scale to enterprise-size fast. Why

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Canadian global app wins big at CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show Mobile App Showdown event, iHeartLocal, an app that's about building relationships with the places that we frequent and refer to our friends and family, won big! It won

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Why you’re okay if you don’t fit the profile

Incubators have a dirty little secret: they’re not for everybody. When Paul Graham developed the incubator model he was laser-focused on companies with the potential to scale to billion-dollar valuations, fast. This, Graham

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Keep your premium low – don’t be a schmo

As you head into the new year, you may be looking to renew your insurance and here is something you should watch for: the schmo tax! That’s what people are calling insurers’ practice

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Monica Goyal

Setting up a successful business model

A business model depicts how a company will create, deliver, and capture value, and is traditionally focused around a main goal of selling a service or product. Ultimately, businesses have a tendency to

Published on: January 19th, 2016 Robert Cordray

The negative correlation between time and your online security

Is your website secure? Most organizations assume that their site is, but most often this is based on assumptions rather than evidence. One element that many organizations misjudge is time. If we look

Published on: January 19th, 2016 Mike Gifford

How Google is boosting cloud networks

One of the most advanced computer networks has been built by Google over the past decade. Thousands of miles fiber of optic cables serve as Google's backbone. Furthermore, Google uses advanced networking software

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Don’t be your company’s lone security hero – form an A-Team

Many of you will remember the A-Team and how their crazy team was able to overcome impossible challenges. Well, web security is a next to impossible challenge and organizations can’t expect a single

Published on: January 13th, 2016 Mike Gifford

3 CMO trends for 2016 show how ‘digital disruption’ is evolving

I have covered the gamut of prognosticators in helping me to determine the most popular and most interesting marketing trends. While reading the many published experts, I asked myself what do the trends

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Fawn Annan