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Why Next 36 matters for all Canadian entrepreneurs

Rick Spence: The Next 36 is a bet on the long term: that 10, 20 or 30 years from now, these kids will find ways...

Toronto startup Influitive raises US$3.75-million in seed funding

Mark Organ announced that his latest company, Toronto-based Influitive -- had received a US$3.75-million round of seed funding from a handful of venture capitalists and...

Angel investors take notice of Canadian startups

'U.S. investors are hearing about these great Canadian ideas and want to be part of their growth. It’s a good time to be a tech...

Wattpad looks to the Valley for US$17.3-million growth funding round

The co-founders of Toronto-based community writing site Wattpad.com spent years building a following of dedicated writers and readers before looking for funding. Now, with convincing...

Crowdfunding evolving as Canadians reap benefits

Raymond Loo is milking the crowd for all it’s worth. The cattle farmer from Prince Edward Island has been using crowdfunding to pre-sell his beef...

How to start a business when you have no money

Adam Epstein, a one-time lawyer, who now calls himself a professional recreational athlete, is hoping to bring rec sports fans together with a new social...

Anticipate your financing needs

There is a simple explanation for why small business owners are less satisfied with their banking services than consumers, says Shane Lawrence, assistant vice-president for...

Small businesses dissatisfied with banking services

When things get personal, small to medium-sized businesses are more dissatisfied with the banking services than the average consumer. A recent study conducted by Forum...

Waterloo’s Communitech Hub launches $30M ‘Hyperdrive’ accelerator

Aspiring entrepreneurs fighting for funding in the Waterloo, Ont. region will soon get their fill. The Communitech Hub, established in 2010 to foster commercialization of...

Small U.K. firms turn to crowds of willing investors

LONDON — Just weeks before the birth of her first child, Gem Misa could be found handing out samples of her home-developed salad dressing range...