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Have Incubators and Accelerators Jumped the Shark?

In theory, incubators and accelerators are excellent concepts because they give startup entrepreneurs the opportunity to flesh out, nurture and develop their ideas. With three months of mentoring, advice, real estate and education, an incubator or accelerator can jump-start a … Continue reading

Startup Renaissance or Startup Mania?

As someone who works with startups, the more startups the better. But sometimes it feels like this whole startup/entrepreneurial trend is spinning out of control. A few of examples: 1. In Chicago, a┬ánew downtown hub called 1871 in the Chicagoland … Continue reading

Is Canada’s Startup Landscape That Robust?

At a conference earlier this week put on by the Ontario Media Development Corp., I kicked off panel I was moderating by boldly declaring the Canadian startup landscape is as exciting and healthy as it has ever been during the … Continue reading