Collaborative Innovation For Open Source Software

By: Shanza Anwaar Did you know that that the world’s largest open source company, Red Hat Inc., made over $1Billion in sales revenue last year? How-to Geek defines open source software as “a program that lends its source code freely to users. The users – and anyone else – have the ability to take this… Continue reading Collaborative Innovation For Open Source Software

2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award

Young entrepreneurs at a crossroads Are you an entrepreneur aged 18-35? Is your company at a crossroads? Do you have a solution that could take your business to the next level? Tell us about it. It could be worth $100,000, or $25,000 in consulting services. All companies reach turning points — decisive moments when entrepreneurs… Continue reading 2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award

Defensive Patent License: Is it the Answer for Innovators?

By: Shanza Anwaar For an inventor or technical innovator, more sleepless nights are spent over how to protect what could be your very own goldmine than any other issue. According to Politico, tech companies continue to “occupy top of the patent heap.” If giants like Apple and Samsung, Google and Microsoft, are engaged in long… Continue reading Defensive Patent License: Is it the Answer for Innovators?

Funding Opportunity: Grand Challenges Canada

Stars in Global Health – Canada Direct Entry to Phase II Program Information Launched on September 25, 2012, the Stars in Global Health – Canada Direct Entry to Phase II program seeks proposals from Canadian innovators who can prove a bold idea has reached proof-of-concept and is ready to transition to scale in order to… Continue reading Funding Opportunity: Grand Challenges Canada