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Businesswomen Should Wear Simple Clothes And Never Raise Their Voices Under Pressure

Fox News has some helpful hints for all the ladies out there who want to succeed in business.<p>During a "Fox & Friends" segment Monday morning, the hosts along with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of the book "Executive Presence," explained that women who want to succeed in business should follow a …

Silicon Valley

Vancouver-born Slack Raises $43 Million

<b>UPDATE:</b> TechCrunch has confirmed that Slack has raised a $42.75 million round led by The Social + Capital Partnership, with participation from …

Venture Capital

Google's NEXT Pre-Accelerator Wraps Up in Toronto and Names Winners

In February Techvibes reported that NEXT, a five-week program designed for evolving startups to gain access to mentors, angels, and methodologies to …

Online

Government Pitches Relocation of HootSuite to Quebec but Ryan Holmes is Staying Put

Quebec is eager to be the home of more Canadian tech companies and has been pitching several on the idea of relocating.<p>One such company is HootSuite, …

Silicon Valley

Want Your Startup to Become Big? Then Act Big, Says Dragons' Den Investor Bruce Croxon

A new survey by Sage, creators of accounting software, highlights the haste with which entrepreneurs turn their ideas into full-fledged companies. …

Small Business

Canadian Financing Forum Reveals List of Panelists

The Canadian Financing Forum is just two weeks away.<p>Event organizers have revealed the panelists for the event, and if we can judge the forum based …

Venture Capital

Startup Awards Nominee BDC VC Forms the Backbone of Canada's Venture Capital Industry

BDC VC is a finalist for the 2013 Canadian Startup Awardsin the Venture Capital Firm of the Year category. But as you’ll soon see, not all VC firms …

Venture Capital

The Next 36 Launches 'The Next Founders,' an MBA for Entrepreneurs

The Next 36, a program for young entrepreneurs, is launching a new program called The Next Founders.<p>The Toronto-based organization says Next Founders …

Entrepreneurship

Two Canadian Companies Among 500 Startups' Latest Batch

500 Startups has launched its first San Francisco accelerator and two Canadian companies beat out 1,300 applicants to be a part of the program’s …

San Francisco

Why Canada is where smart VC money is going in 2014

While well established startup markets outside of Silicon Valley such as New York, Boston, and Seattle are already on venture investors’ radars, a key market for technology investment opportunities that has often been overlooked is Canada and its tech hubs, including Toronto, Waterloo, Vancouver, …

BDC Launches New Awards to Recognize Canadian Entrepreneurs

BDC Launches New Awards to Recognize Canadian Entrepreneurs<p>Jan 22 2014<p>The Business Development Bank of Canada today announced the launch of four new …

Entrepreneurship

BuildDirect Raises $30 Million Series B Round

BuildDirect Raises $30 Million Series B Round<p>Jan 21 2014<p>Vancouver’s BuildDirect announced this morning that it has raised a $30 million Series B …

Venture Capital

iNovia Capital promotes two to partner

<b>iNovia Capital</b> has promoted Kevin Swan and Karamdeep Nijjar to partner. With offices in New York City, Montreal and Calgary, iNovia Capital is an …

MaRS Program Helps Startups Hire Experienced Executives

MaRS Program Helps Startups Hire Experienced Executives<p>Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District is hoping to help up to 30 startups expand their business by …

Innovation

Vancouver Tech Startup Ecosystem Poised for a Big 2014, Experts Believe

Vancouver continues be a hub of innovation across tech sectors and 2014 is poised to build on city’s momentum.<p>“2013 was a pretty exciting year for …

North America

NetSuite to Acquire Waterloo Social HR Startup TribeHR

NetSuite to Acquire Waterloo Social HR Startup TribeHR<p>Oct 22 2013<p>NetSuite today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire …

Waterloo

How To Launch A Startup Without Writing Code

A startup should be about solving a customer problem -- which does not always mean building a product from scratch.

Three Reasons Why the Canadian Startup Tech Scene Rocks

If you’re in the Canadian tech scene, you’ve heard it all before: we’re too polite; our companies aren’t innovative; our investors don’t understand …

Canada