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Building a Next Generation Tech-Savvy and Data Empowered Private Investment Firm

“Knowledge is power” – Sir Francis Bacon. #DataDrivenInvesting #PE #VC #PrivateEquity #FamilyOffice #Investing #Fintech I explained in my last post “The Next Edge in Private Equity” why I believe that tech-savvy, data-driven investors can gain an advantage. I have been working … Continue reading

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The Next Edge in Private Equity

The private equity industry has experienced substantial growth over the last 30 years. There are currently over 3,500 firms globally with over $1 Trillion in dry powder (nearly 2x the amount in 2012). We have witnessed the industry maturing and … Continue reading

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Fierce Global Food Fight Over What’s on Your Plate

Capital is flowing to thousands of innovative upstarts and mid-market companies who are driving the growth of the food industry and taking an ever increasing bite out the dominant market share of Big Food’s legacy brands.

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A New Wave of Innovation in Investment Management

“Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability…. We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.” ― Thomas A. Edison The world of investment management has always evolved rapidly. However, upcoming shifts … Continue reading

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Belle initiative pour faire place à la relève, qui n’a rien de fantôme!

Sebastien Bazin, PDG du groupe hôtelier AccorHotels, met en place un comité exécutif fantôme composé de 12 jeunes cadres de l’entreprise à qui toutes les décisions du comité exécutif quinquagénaire seront soumises.

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Changing Times. Bringing Out our Animal Spirit. Fighting. Rolling up our Sleeves. Creating Value.

5-Bullet Friday: Here are some observations on events / news catching my attention. Fight Club. Still relevant 20 years later. Silicon Valley is broken and heading for social unrest. The digital transformation of industries. Chasing “cockroaches”. How private equity generates exceptional … Continue reading

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C2-MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Contest: What To Look Forward To

For the second year in a row, we received many outstanding applications for the C2-MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Contest. Here is a great video from Alain Wong and his team that will give entrepreneurs a glimpse of the unique experience this program … Continue reading

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The C2-MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Contest is back: A unique opportunity in Quebec

Following the success of the first edition of C2-MTL and the incredible level of enthusiasm generated by the initiative, the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation decided to repeat the experience and offer to another cohort of 25 emerging entrepreneurs the … Continue reading

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Summer is coming up…time to find a few good books to read!

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Les 25 gagnants du Concours Entrepreneurs émergents C2-MTL sont dévoilés

Félicitations aux 25 gagnants. La conférence sera une opportunité de réseautage et d’apprentissage incroyable pour ces entreprises. Le nombre (plus de 300 entreprises) et la qualité des candidatures étaient assez impressionnants, ce qui n’a pas facilité la tâche de sélectionner … Continue reading

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