Sean Wise’s secrets of mentor success for startups

If you start a company, chances are that you'll fail within the first year of operating. What might improve your prospects is having a good mentor. Someone who's been down that entrepreneurial path

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Stephen Harper sits in Dragon’s chair with $400 million to invest

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has released new details on how a budget line item of $400 million ear-marked to help startups will be spent, a Globe and Mail article reports.With access to capital

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Women entrepreneurs to be thrown in Dolphin Tank

Canada's flagship IT business organization is hoping to launch a series of Dragons' Den style pitch events for women tech entrepreneurs modeled on a similar initiative in the U.S. The Dolphin Tank events

Published on: July 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup TO: Why incubators have a bad rap

Incubators seem to have a growing bad rap. A good example is the hearty article Read Write Startup recently posted about the subject entitled: Startup Accelerator Fail: Most Graduates Go Nowhere. As much

Published on: June 25th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

‘Dragon’s’ new venture capital fund aims to raise $100 million

Canadian entrepreneurs might feel like a beaten boxer that can't get up off the stool for the last round of the fight, but now there's a Dragon that's willing to help them win.

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Who’s doing due diligence on the Dragons?

by Christine Wong  Tech startups are constantly reminded that even when it looks like a financing or acquisition deal is done, it ain’t over til the due diligence is done. But who’s performing

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

‘Dragon’ investor raising $100 million for digital startups

Bruce Croxon, one of the investors featured on CBC's Dragons' Den, is ready to light a fire under Canada's digital startups by raising $100 million in funding. Croxon started Round 13, a new

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Timely tips on how to kick-start your new business

A decade ago Tony Lourakis launched his tech start-up as a 20-year-old student with virtually no money, relying on sheer hard work and the help of those close to him.That was in 1998.In

Published on: October 17th, 2008 Brian Jackson