Google Canada plans for growth with a new Kitchener headquarters

Y Combinator’s Sam Altman ‘super impressed’ with Waterloo Region

Oct 4, 2018 Business, Finance by admin
by Trish Crompton Hack The North didn’t just cram as many developers as it could into University of Waterloo’s Engineering 5 building.It also brought Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, the startup world’s most exclusive accelerator program.Y Combinator, based in Silicon Valley, has a long relationship with Waterloo Region startups. They include Pebble, Couple, Vidyard, BufferBox,
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Startup city: The high-tech fever reshaping Kitchener-Waterloo – The World’s Highest Startups Per Capita by 10X

SHANE DINGMAN – TECHNOLOGY REPORTER The Globe and Mail Burgeoning tech companies are on the rise in Canada, attracting funding and IPO buzz in hubs across the country. Our occasional series explores how each locale nurtures its entrepreneurs, the challenges they face and the rising stars we’re watching. Coming up: Stories on Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal
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Strategic Asset Investments

Jul 5, 2018 Business, Finance by admin
The Global CIO Survey reports that 57% of technology is used to support fundamental business operations, while only 26% of the spending focuses on needed business changes.  A mere 16% supports innovations that will power the business into a successful future.  In a world where technology has become a critical component of business operations, technology
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Looking for first class business plan?

Jul 5, 2018 Business, Finance by admin
About the only person who doesn't need a business plan is one who's not going into business. You don't need a plan to start a hobby or to moonlight from your regular job. But anybody beginning or extending a venture that will consume significant resources of money, energy or time, and that is expected to return a profit, should take the time to draft some kind of plan.

How to Run a Successful Business?

Jul 5, 2018 Business by admin
1. “Build something you believe in — because that’s the first step to building a great brand.” Just like Goldman and Nalebuff, I learned a powerful lesson in tenacious passion from 30 plus years of entrepreneurship. When you’re all alone, sitting in a dark room wondering why your business is failing, there is only one true
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Risk Assessment

Sep 25, 2017 Uncategorized by admin
There’s no such thing as a 100% safe investment–the level of risk varies a lot from one investment to another. And this does not depend only on the product you choose; the market and your own behaviour also have an impact on the level of risk of an investment. Product-related risks Some investments are safer than others. Term
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