Dell invites female entrepreneurs to say ‘Hello Alice’

Dell Technologies, along with their partner Circular Board, have created an artificial intelligence-driven version of American home services website Angie’s List for female entrepreneurs called Alice. Hello Alice.com, which enables people to sign

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


Ex-Dragon says Canadian companies should take more risks but stay tolerant of diversity

Former Dragons’ Den co-host Arlene Dickinson has joined the chorus of Canadian business leaders voicing concerns about anti-immigration sentiment and travel restrictions south of the border. During a speech in Toronto Thursday, Dickinson

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Christine Wong

Uber plans to deliver investors on demand with one-day only event

Canadian entrepreneurs might daydream about tapping that UberPool button, then opening the door to their ride and discovering their backseat buddy is an investment luminary such as W. Brett Wilson or Ryan Holmes.

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Brian Jackson

5 ways to find success in strong governance practices

There is a considerable amount of writing dedicated to corporate governance for public companies; however, there is substantially less dedicated to governance for private corporations considering the number of Canadian-controlled private corporations dwarf

Published on: November 27th, 2015 Gerard Buckley

PayPal launches site of tips and tricks for global e-commerce

PayPal has launched a new site aimed at helping small businesses looking to sell internationally, finding customers outside of Canada. Earlier today, PayPal announced it was launching PassPort, a site meant to educate

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

How one woman answered Nadella on asking for a raise

Now the media frenzy has somewhat subsided over Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, let me try to put it all in perspective. I

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

In conversation with a start-up: Jay Kapadia from Kiddology

Over the past number of years, I have had the opportunity to work with a number of startups. Some have become clients. I've also become a fan of a number of them. However,

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Over 8,000 women in technology sharing and learning

Greetings from the Anita Borge Institute's Grace Hopper Conference, also known as Celebration of Women in Computing. For all those who are too young to remember who Grace Hopper was, she was an

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

How you can get full investment value for your startup

There is a lot written on the subject of valuations and there are a lot of opinions; however, in the last number of years, a lot of data has been gathered by angel

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

27% of Canadian SMBs undervaluing themselves: Survey

“Don’t sell yourself short.” That’s a piece of advice we hear all the time - and for Canadian entrepreneurs, it’s one they may want to take to heart more often. In a new

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

Ottawa getting an enterprise-focused accelerator

Ottawa is getting a new accelerator, and it's opening up its application process to startups and entrepreneurs today. L-SPARK, which will be housed in Kanata, Ont., a suburb of Ottawa, aims to work

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Why a pre-commercialized company stresses about business valuations

When you take advice from your shopping friend, drinking buddy, the person you last met at a startup get-together or the latest mentor thrown at you by an accelerator, you basically get what

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

International Startup Festival elevates the conversation

I go to a lot of events for startups and entrepreneurs, including, for the fourth year running, the International Startup Festival. It took place in Montreal a few weeks ago and is consistently one

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Francis Moran