3 Things You Should Know Before Selling Your Business

By: Shanza Anwaar The hallmark of a successful entrepreneurial dream is most often a high-valued exit through the sale of the business to bigger players in the market.  The Globe and Mail reports that 2013 will be a “year of slim growth for Canada.”  Economists reveal that Canadians can expect a meager “1.5% growth in… Continue reading 3 Things You Should Know Before Selling Your Business

Inaugural Meeting of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs in Ontario

January 22nd, 2013 – 8am to 11:00am BMO Institute for Learning (3550 Pharmacy Ave., Toronto, Ontario) The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) is a physician led, not-for-profit, global biomedical and healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship network. Members include entrepreneurs, investors, industry members and service providers. The mission is to help biomedical and medical professional entrepreneurs get… Continue reading Inaugural Meeting of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs in Ontario

Steps to Market

By: Marilee Fehr Your product design is complete, testing was brilliant, you have a strong team of support, licenses and patents are coming through, and your finances are begging to be resourced. Now what about the market? This necessary hurdle is an important step often initially avoided by entrepreneurs. As a successful business however, one… Continue reading Steps to Market

Challenges to Innovate in the Canadian Biotech Industry

By: Fatema Fatakdawala One of the key challenges faced by innovators of the R&D department is to develop economic value for their products in the pipeline. With the added burden of increasing regulatory hurdles, today, pharma and biotech companies have to waste up to an extra 2 years to get clearance from organizations such as… Continue reading Challenges to Innovate in the Canadian Biotech Industry

Save-The-Date: OCE Market Readiness Product Launch May 25 & June 22

Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Market Readiness Product Launch Program helps emerging start-up companies commercialize promising technologies developed in an Ontario publicly funded academic research institution. OCE seeks applications for later stage Market Readiness projects to support companies at the product launch phase. Save-the-date • Fri May 25 , program guidelines available. • Fri June 22,… Continue reading Save-The-Date: OCE Market Readiness Product Launch May 25 & June 22