The 5W’s of angel investors: Everything you wanted to know about what these investors do

Written by Gerard Buckley with Hilary Green In the shadows of Bay Street, Canada’s established financial district, and communities across Canada, Canada's newest entrepreneurs are feeling the impact of new funding. Partnering with

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

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

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

Canadian angel investors put $89M into startups in 2013, NACO says

Canadian angel investors have poured about $89 million into startups this year, more than twice what was recorded in 2012, according to a new survey from the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO). In

Published on: May 26th, 2014 Candice So

Entrepreneurship: Too Many Men; What are we going to do about it.

When I guest lecture at universities and colleges, I am exposed to classes where at many times over 50 per cent of the students are women in business and law and I have

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

The Follow-On Investment Forum and its importance

The Follow-on Investment Forum, presented by the Network Angel Organizations Ontario, was an event showcasing eight early-phase companies who pitched to a representative cross-section of leaders and influencers in Ontario's investment community. Photography

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

Conventional wisdom, common sense and that feeling in your gut

By Nick Quain They are becoming the adages of management gurus and tech startup experts everywhere. So many popular catch phrases, they make your head spin. Build a great team. Know the right

Published on: May 27th, 2011 IDG News Service

For the last time, they won’t come just because you’ve built it

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette “Companies that can’t clearly articulate their customer and market are not real serious companies, they are research projects … Engineering and marketing need to work together from

Published on: May 14th, 2011 Francis Moran

Incubation: Whose job is it, anyway?

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette “Government doesn’t start companies,” Iain Klugman, CEO of Communitech, told us a little while back. “Individuals do.” Nonetheless, government does have an important role to play in the value

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Francis Moran