Are Canadian startups selling out?

This article was originally published in the The Globe and Mail. In what can be a divisive issue, Canadian startups are now being actively courted and acquired by American companies. Recent examples include: Toronto-based Eloqua being acquired by Oracle in December,...

The Two Keys That Make a Startup Fundable

This article was originally published in the Tech Vibes. For startup entrepreneurs, there’s a certain sweat-inducing knot in the stomach reserved solely for those moments when familiar, local or competing startups excitedly announce outlandish figures of XY million...

Valuation Quiz

I received an email today from Tom Astle, head of Investment Strategy at Difference Capital, (I am on their mailing list). It was a good email that is worthy of discussion for startups and investors. Here is the email in full, with some of my thoughts at the end....