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The age of celebrity cofounders

November 29th, 2019 at 1:04 pm » Comments Off

Feel like more celebrities have become venture capitalists than ever before? You’re not alone. Not a week goes by that another actor, athlete, musician, or internet celebrity doesn’t pop up on a cap table as an angel investor or via their family office-turned-venture fund. The media treats Ashton Kutcher as patient zero of the celebrity […]

India mulls incentives to woo 324 firs as trade war simmers

November 26th, 2019 at 1:54 pm » Comments Off

  India Plans Incentives to Bring In Foreign Manufacturers From Tesla to Glaxo Bloomberg) — India is planning to offer 324 companies including Tesla Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline Plc incentives to set up factories in the South Asian nation in a bid to capitalize from the trade war between China and the U.S., according to a […]

Why Canada is becoming a start-up mecca rivaling Silicon Valley

November 20th, 2019 at 1:12 pm » Comments Off

KEY POINTS Five Canadian companies made CNBC’s 2019 Upstart 100 list unveiled on Tuesday: Attabotics, Calgary; Cmd, Vancouver; Deep Genomics and Nobul, Toronto; and RenoRun, Montreal. Collectively, these promising start-ups raised more than $77 million in venture capital. The entrepreneurial ecosystem is booming in major cities in Canada, thanks to government incentives, a growing tech […]

The 10+ most important job skills every company will be looking for in 2020

November 7th, 2019 at 1:28 pm » Comments Off

As the world evolves to embrace the 4th industrial revolution, our workplaces are changing. Just as other industrial revolutions transformed the skillset and experience required from the workforce, we can expect the same from this revolution. Only five years from now, 35 percent of the skills seen as essential today will change according to the […]

11 surprising and insightful statistics about startups

November 4th, 2019 at 2:02 pm » Comments Off

  The rate at which a startup grows has long been a big determinant of startup success. While growth matters, over 70% of startups fail because of premature scaling. This finding and 10 more listed below will help you make wiser decisions based on previous failures, successes and data-backed conclusions.

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