Regional angel investing? ‘That’s just wrong!’

Last week David Verrill, chair of the Angel Capital Association, invited to me speak at the Angel Capital Summit in San Francisco along with my super smart co-panelists Jason Best and Sara Hanks.  The conference

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Crowdfunding for change agents now live

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRsjCzDcrCA The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), in partnership with HiveWire, has just launched its new crowdfunding platform – Catalyst. CSI’s Catalyst allows change agents to harness the power of the crowd to fund

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2013 Michael Cayley

The quest to quantify a startup’s likelihood to succeed

The odds of a tech startup surviving aren't just bad. They're terrible. About 75 per cent of all startups backed by venture capitalists fail toeven return investors' capital, according to research out of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

Paul Singh of 500 Startups coming to Toronto

A prominent U.S.-based investor that wants to apply the Moneyball approach to funding startups is visiting Toronto on Sept. 10 to meet with select Ontario firms. Paul Singh is a partner in 500

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 29th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ottawa’s $400 million question: How to spend its new VC funding budget?

How do you solve Canada's venture capital crisis? That's the half-billion dollar question Ottawa is posing to leaders ofthis country's finance, startup and business communities. Federalfinance minister Jim Flaherty announced $400 million in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 3rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Crowdfunding advocates push for reform in Ontario

The architect of the crowdfunding model that was recently legalized in the United States is being brought into Ontario for a day in a bid to achieve the same thing here.Startup Grind Toronto

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff