The new risk capital reality: What’s happened to VC?

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In a recent interview with the New York Times, Sean Parker, the entrepreneur behind Napster and Facebook and himself a venture capital investor, provided a rather gloomy

Published on: February 11th, 2011 Francis Moran

Who really runs Facebook anyway?

Quick: Who's the CEO of Facebook? Any geek worth his or her salt knows the answer: Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old Harvard dropout whose net worth is said to be north of $3 billion.

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Christopher Null

Lack of Marketing Savvy: Is It Restricting Growth Among Canadian Startups?

Canada has an abundance of innovative ideas, exemplary technical talent, and infrastructure to support its technology initiatives. So why is Canada not positioned as a country that is synonymous with innovation and commercialization?

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Krista Napier

Canada’s ‘most innovative’ start-ups announced

Start-up tech companies being recognized for their innovative products say the past year's grinding economy actually helped sharpen their competitive edge. The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) announced its Top 20 list of nominees

Published on: November 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Ties that bind – Six CIO strategies for smart relationship building

When my editor called to ask why my column was late, I said, "Column? What column?" With limited time to produce a draft, I rushed to my CIO network in search of help.

Published on: November 10th, 2009 Martha Heller

How to convince investors to back your startup – expert tips

You only have one shot. Make it good and make it count.That's the advice of three venture capital experts to entrepreneurs seeking start-up funding.If you're not ready to make a presentation before potential

Published on: April 25th, 2008 Nestor Arellano