Category: Business

Canadian Olympic Star Shines in Mobile App Development

by Lee Rickwood
A Canadian Olympian is pushing the development of mobile apps that support athletes and the communities who support them. Winter sports are covered; summer activities like cycling and rodeo sports have been added and more sports apps are coming soon.

Entrepreneurial Feminism: Where Entrepreneurship Intersects Feminist Thinking

By Yasmin Ranade
Shining a spotlight on the power of women entrepreneurship and how gender can influence entrepreneurial decision-making are co-authors of Feminine Capital, Barbara Orser and Catherine Elliott. Within their book, Orser and Elliott draw on four decades of research to posit how women are leveraging their skills and sensibilities as women to change our social and economic landscape, one business venture at a time.

New advancements in consumer Financial Technology

Mobile payments are the most dramatic example of how technology is leapfrogging older forms of banking instruments and proves that new thinking in various financial solutions can benefit everyone involved without too much of a transitional headache.

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Tech Start-ups Supported by Cloud Tech

by Lee Rickwood
A new virtual destination has launched from Canada to help entrepreneurs and tech start-ups no matter where they’re based: locally, nationally or internationally.

Where Does the Money Come From? Funding options for Entrepreneurs

By Yasmin Ranade
They have ideas. They have passion. They have business plans. They have an extraordinary work ethic. They are featured characters in popular Hollywood movies like Jennifer Lawrence’s role in Joy. But, where does the startup money come from?