3 great accounts for #FollowFriday – Bitcoin and Cdling

It's time for our weekly recommendation of people worth following on Twitter, where we bring you the people we've been interviewing, reading, or creeping for the past week. https://twitter.com/BDecentral/status/446712677667442688 We partnered with Bitcoin

Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google Glass newbie experiences at Startup Grind 2014 in Silicon Valley

Newsflash. Silicon Valley is an exciting place to be if you are a tech startup. Along with a dozen other innovators from Toronto including John Ruffolo, CEO of OMERS Ventures and Eric Rogness,

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Michael Cayley

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.

Published on: October 26th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Should female founders target female funders?

For many founders in Canada, particularly the under-represented female founders in our startup scene, it is really difficult to think beyond the question of finding money to the more important question of, "Who's

Published on: June 14th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Regional angel investing? ‘That’s just wrong!’

Last week David Verrill, chair of the Angel Capital Association, invited to me speak at the Angel Capital Summit in San Francisco along with my super smart co-panelists Jason Best and Sara Hanks.  The conference

Published on: April 25th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Ottawa’s $400 million question: How to spend its new VC funding budget?

How do you solve Canada's venture capital crisis? That's the half-billion dollar question Ottawa is posing to leaders ofthis country's finance, startup and business communities. Federalfinance minister Jim Flaherty announced $400 million in

Published on: August 3rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Crowdfunding advocates push for reform in Ontario

The architect of the crowdfunding model that was recently legalized in the United States is being brought into Ontario for a day in a bid to achieve the same thing here.Startup Grind Toronto

Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

‘Moneyball’ for startups new way to analyze entrepreneur influence

A Toronto company is using Moneyball-like metrics to rank the most valuable - and undervalued - players in the startup world.Cdling(pronounced ‘seedling’) Capital Services Inc. has developed ananalytics platform that measures the reputational

Published on: March 9th, 2012 Christine Wong