Ottawa tech acceletor stumbled on early-stage financing – OCRI chief

By Francis Moran In Part 1 we spoke with Bruce Lazenby, who is less than three months into his new job as president and CEO of OCRI. These days, the only constant is change

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2012 Francis Moran

New chief of Ottawa tech accelerator reveals plans for 2012

by Francis Moran It's fairly safe to say that I struck a loud chord with my post  that took Ottawa's major economic development agency to task for preferring cheerleading from the sidelines to playmaking that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2012 Francis Moran

The layman’s guide for bringing tech to market

 By Francis Moran When we last spoke with CommentAir co-founders Katie and Luke Hrycak, the siblings were busy scraping up the cash for Katie to attend the 2011 Sports Management Conference and Trade Show in Toronto. Unfortunately,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2011 Francis Moran

The fine art of the business hustle

By Francis Moran For a pre-revenue startup that is bootstrapping its way to market, incurring the cost to travel to another city to attend an industry trade conference with an admission price of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2011 Francis Moran

Meet CommentAir Technologies

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Siblings Katie and Luke Hrycak are in that category of entrepreneurs who could be called reluctant innovators. They found themselves in the midst of a problem they

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2011 Francis Moran