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Extreme Startups and GrowLab Ventures Merge to Launch HIGHLINE

TORONTO, ON and VANCOUVER, BC, August 19, 2014 – Vancouver-based startup accelerator GrowLab Ventures and Toronto’s Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian... Read more




Thoughts from The Money Event in Las Vegas

Last week I moderated a panel at the Money Event panel during Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas.  My panelists last week provided some excellent insights into where the mobile... Read more

What Young Entrepreneurs Should Know About VCs

This post is also published in the Financial Post. As an investor in various accelerators and incubators in Canada and the U.S., including the Next36, I often meet young or first... Read more

What HCE Means for Mobile Payments

Pardon the double entendre – but as investors, we always watch closely to see where money is flowing in the payments space.  At the moment this space is facing a... Read more

Taking a VC Bite from the Apple

The Sunday night before WWDC14  proved restless in anticipation. How many of our portfolio companies would be impacted by Apple’s announcements?  What about the deals in our pipeline?  What new economies... Read more

Be kind to your machines

At the recent GROW Conference in Vancouver, I had the pleasure of moderating a discussion on how the “Internet of Things” changes everything with Alex Hawkinson, Founder of SmartThings and... Read more