Is An MBA Necessary For Entrepreneurs?

By: Shamini Sellvaratnam For many years, entrepreneurs have questioned the value of an MBA; often forgoing higher education in favour of starting a business. However, as Harvard noted, with 50 percent of their MBA graduates now becoming entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs and business owners alike are starting to see the value of an MBA as as more than a chance… Continue reading Is An MBA Necessary For Entrepreneurs?

KPMG Enterprise: Giving Back To Entrepreneurs

By: Mariya Shynlova If you are an entrepreneur, you will attest to the difficulty of knowing whom to reach out to for trusted, reliable advice to take your idea to market. With directories and databases full of listings for all manner of ‘experts’, it is difficult to know where to start. Connecting with a place… Continue reading KPMG Enterprise: Giving Back To Entrepreneurs

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

Innovation Lunch Series: Social Innovation with Kanika Gupta

Social innovation is about taking your great ideas and making a true social change in your neighbourhood or around the world. Join Kanika Gupta, Founder and Chief Catalyst of social enterprise technology startup The Sojo (and named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network) and learn how to transform… Continue reading Innovation Lunch Series: Social Innovation with Kanika Gupta

Choosing the Right Storage Solutions for Long-term Business Growth

By: David Malmborg John McDonald is the new Entrepreneur in Residence at the Altitude Accelerator. John’s role is to guide, connect and develop the network of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) entrepreneurs within the Peel Region. Information Technology helps organizations process complex information in simple ways, but what does your current data storage solution look like?… Continue reading Choosing the Right Storage Solutions for Long-term Business Growth

Looking for a co-founder to partner with? Look hard!

By Vijender Trivedi This post originally appeared on the MaRS website. It has been reposted here with permission from the author. “A friendship founded on business is a good deal better than a business founded on friendship.” – John D. Rockefeller In the current world of startups, starting a new business venture with a partner—as opposed to on… Continue reading Looking for a co-founder to partner with? Look hard!

Should Start-up Companies consider leveraging Facebook Ads within their Marketing Toolkits?

By: Ana Karen Palacios Most individuals regard social media as a powerful networking channel and content generator. Across the Web, commercial and personal websites push these technologies to reach their online community, and establish a feedback loop with their users. But, what about entrepreneurs engaged in fields unrelated to communications? Social media stands as a… Continue reading Should Start-up Companies consider leveraging Facebook Ads within their Marketing Toolkits?