Archive for February, 2011

Originally posted February 16th 2011 for MRI blog When I first heard of the MaRS Discovery District initiative to put together a delegation of Ontario digital media companies with the objective of storming down to New York to connect with the Madison Avenue influencers, I was somewhat sceptical of the true impact it could have: […]


Publié pour le MIO le 16 février 2011 Initialement, quand j’ai pris connaissance de l’initiative du MaRs Discovery District destinée à mettre sur pied une délégation commercial de compagnies ontariennes dans le domaine des médias numériques de se rendre à New York pour développer des contacts d’affaires avec les  influents de la Madison Avenue, je […]


First posted on the CVCA vcrants.com blog on February 21, 2011 I had the pleasure of meeting Miriam Varadi, author of Merchants of Enterprise, in 2008 and had the pleasure of participating in her research on the Canadian Private Equity landscape. Since then, the book  has been doing extremely well, and continues to be the […]


“Great VCs do everything they can so that Exceptional Entrepreneurs have the tools they need to build Great Companies”. After reading Steve Blank’s post: VC’s are not your friends: – Steve Blank is a teacher, writer, and serial entrepreneur. He teaches at Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley’s Haas Business School and at Columbia. He is the […]