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This Week in Canadian Startups

With March Break happening, it seemed like the Canadian startup world geared back just a little but there was still lots of news, as well as a steady flow of interesting blog posts and articles from the startup world. – … Continue reading

The Achilles Heel of the Lean Startup?

Here’s a confession: For all the buzz about Eric Ries’ “The Lean Startup”, I’m finding it tough slogging to read. I understand the thesis and the benefits it provides to startups looking to create and evolve products that resonate with … Continue reading

How Viable Does a Product/Service Need to Be?

In 2005, Flock (aka the “social browser”) launched to much excitement. It bombed because it was an ambitious project prematurely launched as an alpha. Earlier this year, Research in Motion unveiled the PlayBook. It was a half-baked product rushed out … Continue reading