Tag Archives: entrepreneurship

A Memorable, Mind-Blowing Experience

Pictured on the left is the extraordinary group of competitors I met at The Canadian Global Impact Competition.   The event is the brainchild of Singularity University in Silicon Valley and takes place in 19 countries each year; Canada’s version happened … Continue reading

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Six Lessons Learned From Failure

Failure of your venture is difficult to envisage as the idea behind it seems so powerful.  This is especially the case at start-up before you and your venture have been tested by trying to sell your service or product. However, … Continue reading

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The Power of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has reached a tipping point in terms of virality and impact.  That was clear to me when I attended the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada’s (NCFA) full-day conference at MaRSdd in Toronto on March 3 2015.  

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The Crucible and Impact

A Crucible:  A place or situation in which different elements interact to produce something new.  The process entails a severe test or trial. In industry, it is a container where metals are mixed at high temperature to create a new material. … Continue reading

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