It was a good year for Canadian startups with a flurry of acquisitions (e.g. GoInstant’s acquisition by Salesforce.com) and an improvement in venture capital. But was it a phenomenal year as suggested by CBC.com? It really depends on how you define “phenomenal” and how 2012 compared with previous years.
In any event, it’s the lead story in the latest edition of “This Week in Canadian Startups”. Some other highlights include a great blog post by UserFox on the importance of onboarding, Top Hat Monocole’s Michael Silagadze on how to hire salespeople, and some marketing tips for startups.
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