startup sector

The stakes are high to build a startup sector that becomes a pillar of the future

Watching two heavyweights in the Canadian startup sector wage war in the media should not go unnoticed, as there are major implications for the sector in general, especially in a newly uncertain and volatile provincial political environment. On one side is a MaRS-led contingent that is startup-focused, largely apolitical, (despite promoting a we’re- not-Trump-based new […]

What CEOs should know about the value of advisory boards

What are the benefit of bringing an advisory board to your firm? That was the discussion at a session recently held at Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District, lead by Tony Redpath of MaRs and Karan Walia of mobile ad platform Cluep. Redpath mentors entrepreneurs at MaRS, with an emphasis on environmental, advanced materials and manufacturing markets. MaRS Discovery District, launched in 2005, helps […]