Tag Archives: Venture capital

Why Every Startup Should Consider Creating an Advisory Board Early On

I firmly believe that a strong and effective board can play an important role in the success of any startup. Established organisations almost always benefit from having a reputable board. Regardless of the stage in which the company is situated … Continue reading

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Angel Investors Challenge Unveils 13 Participating Startups

On November 9th, the Angel  Investors Challenge unveiled the members of its 2011 cohort. The Angel  Investors Challenge is a training program, pitch competition and opportunity for  startups to get introduced to quality mentors and investors.

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What Stellar Entrepreneurs Focus on to Identify New Ideas for Successful Ventures (Part I)

“My passion has been to build an enduring company where people were motivated to make great products. The products, not the profits, were the motivation.” – Steve Jobs In business and pretty much everything else in life, I believe in … Continue reading

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L’édition 2011 du Défi Les Anges financiers est lancée!

« Il s’agit d’une initiative non seulement exemplaire à l’échelle nord-américaine, mais aussi essentielle au niveau du rapprochement entre cette relève et les investisseurs aguerris. » -François Gilbert, président directeur-général d’Anges Québec  L’édition 2011 du Défi Les Anges financiers a été … Continue reading

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2011 Angel Investors Challenge Gets Underway

The Angel Investors Challenge is kicking off its 2011 edition this Thursday (September 22, at 6pm) with a launch cocktail at the Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM) in Old Montreal. The Challenge is a partnership between Anges Québec and the Junior Chamber … Continue reading

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Why I am Dropping my MBA Plans

Life is the sum of all your choices.  ~Albert Camus A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.  ~Chinese Proverb Don’t you ever wonder maybe if you took a left turn instead of a right … Continue reading

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Two New Investments, Now It’s Time to Start the Diet (via Vermont View on Startups | Ty Danco)

Excellent market insight from a very active angel investor in Quebec and the US. I’m delighted to let people know that I’m investing in Ordr.In and MedicalRecords.com.  Ordr.In produces a suite of APIs looking to unify the food delivery business … Continue reading

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