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Tag Archives: Venture Capital

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

When Does a Startup Stop Being a Startup?

This may be a question of semantics but here’s a question for you: When does a startup stop being a startup? At what point does a startup become a small company or a plain and simple company? It’s an interesting question … Continue reading

Will Canadian Tech Be As Hot in 2012?

As many Canadian shoppers head out the door to battle the crowds for Boxing Day deals (a strange and bizarre activity in my opinion!), it is interesting to look at back at how many Canadian high-tech companies were snapped up … Continue reading

Good Times Ahead for Canadian VCs and Startups?

Is the Canadian venture capital roaring back to health? Are the waters getting warmer for Canadian startups seeking capital? If you’re a glass half-full person, there’s reason to be optimistic about venture capital activity in Canada. According to the Canadian … Continue reading

Has Bootstrapping Become Under-appreciated?

As a growing number of start-ups attract financing, it is difficult not to get the impression it represents a major accomplishment or victory. When a start-up announces that it has completed a deal, it is cause for celebration and congratulations from … Continue reading

Bloggers: A Key Part of Startup/VC Ecosystem

As a long-time blogger and someone who does a lot of consulting work with startups, David Crow’s post “Where the Canadian VC Bloggers?” obviously struck a chord for a variety of reasons. In thinking about David’s post, one thing that … Continue reading