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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

New Toronto accelerator seeks ‘Bitcoin 2.0′

The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to startups working in the financial technology sector, with a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

4 thoughts on the future of crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has come a long way since the first crowdfunding projects surfaced a few years ago, with the first Kickstarter project coming online in 2009. The concept of getting the public to fund

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

Extreme Startups grad ExecNote to simplify social for salespeople

With a freshly launched mobile app, a revamped platform, and its startup accelerator graduation day behind it, ExecNote is aiming to change how salespeople get social. On Wednesday afternoon, the team behind ExecNote

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2014 Candice So

Extreme Startups graduates 4 digital marketing services

Story written with notes from Candice So. Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups debuted its latest cohort of digital entrepreneurs to the world on Wednesday, showcasing four different startups with web-based digital marketing software products.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Rockstar advisory board: Strong governance model or a collection of entrepreneurial icons

It was best said to me recently when I asked a entrepreneur how many times had his advisory board met in one room and how much time he received from his lead "Rock

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

TiE’s landmark networking event scores in Ottawa

I spent a day and a half at the end of last week at a great event that lived at the intersection of entrepreneurship promotion and full-contact networking, and it all happened in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2013 Francis Moran

Apple’s iPhone 5S a bright spot in overall earnings decline

Apple Inc. has released sales numbers for the fourth quarter of 2013, saying it has sold 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads, and 4.6 million Macs. Compared to the same period last year,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

Startups are not a fit for everyone

George Babu completed his law degree and MBA at the same time as working as a co-founder of Rypple - AND he and his wife had a new baby at the same time.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Series “A” financing: Will it be crunch, cliff, or sustainable customers?

Much has been written in recent months of  The Series "A" Crunch. Some view it as an epidemic that will cause the startup bubble to burst. Others see in as a rain storm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

Montreal kicks off bigger and better International Startup Festival

Anyone who's been to Montreal in the summertime knows that this city makes the most of its brief season of heat by staging a seemingly never-ending procession of festivals. Three years ago, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2013 Francis Moran

Adobe’s new subscription model attracting new SMB customers, company says

The wholesale move to subscription pricing that Adobe Systems Inc. announced at its Max conference in Los Angeles this week is winning the company new business from the smaller end of the market,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2013 Francis Moran

Public ‘lacks financial literacy’ for crowdfunding: investors group

The debate over allowing equity-based crowdfunding is heating up in Canada's largest province as the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is collecting letters from different groups either advocating for change or warning against it.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Incubes Demo Day – Webcast replay

We're pleased to present the recording of the live broadcast of Incubes Demo Day from The Arcadian in downtown Toronto. See three new startups unveiled to the public and give their best pitch to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson