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Canada’s Hottest Startups and VCs for 2012

To be honest, I’m not a big fan in “hot” lists because they’re so subjective. For startups, it’s difficult to assess “hot” because  a variety of metrics can be applied. And, sorry, using Alexa.com to measure “hot” is a flawed … Continue reading

Can Canadian VCs Embrace More Risk?

Canadian venture capitalists have a problem: they’re cautious, conservative and have a low tolerance to risk. It’s an easy thesis to accept because, in part, it’s true. It explains why the Globe & Mail published an extensive feature on the challenges … Continue reading

This Week in Canadian Startups

Here’s the sixth edition of “The Week in Canadian Startups”, which takes a look at what went down in the Canadian startup landscape, as well as interesting blog posts and articles from around the world. I’m still working on the … Continue reading