Ontario Supporting Tech Start-Ups in Toronto-Waterloo

Province Showcasing Ontario Innovators to Silicon Valley Investors Ontario is helping innovative technology start-ups grow to become globally competitive companies by showcasing their talent and connecting them with investors. The province has teamed up with The C100, along with other industry partners, to host Venture North, a new event focused on promoting the Toronto-Waterloo region’s… Continue reading Ontario Supporting Tech Start-Ups in Toronto-Waterloo

Why Not Every Startup Can or Should be a “Lean Startup”

By: Leah Jones “Don’t be in a rush to get big, be in a rush to have a great product.” – Eric Ries Entrepreneurs often adapt startup methodologies down to the last detail without any validation of specifics to determine individual fit. The concept of the “Lean Startup” began with a book of the same… Continue reading Why Not Every Startup Can or Should be a “Lean Startup”

Sustainability Applied 2013: Unlocking Hidden Value

  EVENT: Sustainability Applied 2013 DATE: October 1-2, 2013 VENUE: Mississauga Convention Centre ADDRESS: 75 Derry Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3 REGISTRATION: http://www.sustainabilityapplied.com/registration.htm   BLOOM is excited to announce Sustainability Applied 2013. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for updates. Sustainability Applied 2012 focused on the business value of using a holistic and integrated… Continue reading Sustainability Applied 2013: Unlocking Hidden Value

GROW2013 "Rethinking Business: Staying relevant in a new era"

  EVENT: GROW2013 DATE: August 14-16, 2013 VENUE: Vancouver Convention Center ADDRESS: 1055 Canada Place, 3rd Floor, Vancouver, BC, V6C 0C3 REGISTRATION: http://growconf.eventbrite.com/   The 4th Annual GROW Conference Returns…. The GROW Conference is a technology conference that brings together leading entrepreneurs, thinkers, influencers, and investors from Silicon Valley, Canada and beyond to inspire innovation… Continue reading GROW2013 "Rethinking Business: Staying relevant in a new era"

Is the Startup Boom Just a Job Fair for Big Corporations?

By: Rob Lewis Today on Silicon Valley Watcher Tom Foremski writes about The Dirty Little Secret of Silicon Valley’s Startup Boom. Thousands  of startups are being launched with dreams of making a difference  in the world. Yet Angels and VCs are selling them off to the big  corporations in what are essentially engineering talent acquisitions.… Continue reading Is the Startup Boom Just a Job Fair for Big Corporations?

Canadian Entrepreneurs: A Faster Way to Become Connected to the Valley

By Bryan Watson In support of the innovation community in Canada, the Canadian Technology Accelerator via the Canadian Innovation Exchange, in partnership with DFAIT and the Consulate General in San Francisco, have launched what is called the “Plug and Play Tech Centre (PnP)” for early-stage start-ups to more developed players. What is Pnp? – A… Continue reading Canadian Entrepreneurs: A Faster Way to Become Connected to the Valley