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Where Does Money Come From?

Think big. Start small.

Are You Getting Ready To Succeed?

If you want to succeed, then you need to act now. If you keep waiting until all the risk has been removed, you may find that you’re left with nothing at all.

Dragons' Den – Scribble Live

I read in the National Post yesterday, in their weekly review of Dragons’ Den, that the Scribble Live deal didn’t make it, although the founders are in talks with other investors, including Brett Wilson, one of the dragons who did not make a deal on the show. Interesting.

Book Review – Web Startup Success Guide

I just bought a copy of The Web Startup Success Guide by Bob Walsh. It was an impulse purchase – I was actually looking for a book on PHP and MySQL and the cover caught my eye. I never heard of Bob Walsh, but I had heard of the guy who wrote the foreword – […]

Dragon's Den Episode 5

I just finished watching the fifth episode of Dragon’s Den – if you missed it last night, you can watch it on the CBC website. Note that this article will include spoilers, so if you haven’t watched it yet, do that first. Then please come back and read this. As is usual for the show, […]

Most Common Mistakes on Dragon's Den

I’m a fan of a show here in Canada called Dragon’s Den, where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of dragons hoping for an investment. The catch is that the entrepreneur must get at least as much as they are asking for, or they get nothing. The most common mistake I’ve seen, and it […]

Toronto – Driving Business Away

I read today two articles about a survey that was recently completed regarding running a business in Toronto. The first was in the National Post (click here for the full article) and the second was on 680 News (click here for that article). Both had the same attitude – the changes that have been occurring […]