Soft skills: The surprising success secret of VarageSale co-Founder

For a taste of how things are changing for founders, consider Tami Zuckerman. May is, after all, Female Founders month. Zuckerman was the guest of Startup Grind Toronto, and she talked about what

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Female-led startups raise less money in Toronto: MaRS study

New data from the MaRS Data Catalyst team raises some troubling questions about Toronto’s startup scene: why do startups led by women and foreign-born founders raise less money? The latest report from the

Published on: March 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

20 chairperson responsibilities for curing a ‘dysfunctional board’

I hear much reported on the dysfunctionality of growth stage company boards and board meetings by investors and entrepreneurs alike. They often give the appearance the situation is out of their hands or

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

4 lessons for entrepreneurs, straight from Silicon Valley’s Steve Blank

No one ever said entrepreneurship was easy – but if you believe Steve Blank, who helped coin the “lean startup” movement in Silicon Valley, entrepreneurship is one of the most “tough, dirty” jobs

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Candice So

Jobpostings.ca acquires Digital Media Zone startup

A startup based at the Ryerson Digital Media Zone (DMZ) has been acquired by Jobpostings.ca, it announced today. Fanfare has covered its Web site with a one-page notice about the transaction and say that its

Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

A mobile gaming matchmaking service

While you could call it a mobile gaming matchmaking service, Lab Partners doesn't aim to find love connections for Angry Birds players. Rather, the program seeks to bring independent mobile game developers together

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Why you should build your startup to sell like Radian6

By Alexandra Reid The acquisition of the social media-monitoring platform Radian6 by enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce for $326 million made headlines recently as a major win for the Canadian venture capital and startup community. Radian6

Published on: May 11th, 2011 IDG News Service