“Canadians are more risk averse than Americans” I explained. “Everyone is more risk averse than the Americans” my friend replied. “if you think Canadians are afraid of failure, you should see the Germans!” he explained. “They even have a word for the enjoyment of seeing others fail – schadenfreude.” I laughed. He was right. We … More innovation, risk and national culture
Not much . . . “The Alberta Investor Tax Credit is said to be worth $90 million over two years, but the government has yet to announce specific details about how it will work. That information will come “later this year,” according to the budget documents.”
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November 25, 2015; Stockholm, Sweden: UBI Global, a thought leader in performance analysis of business incubation around the world, recognized Calgary University Tech incubator “Innovate Calgary” ranking it sixth among global peers. UBI Global benchmarks over 400 incubation programs in 70 countries. Innovate Calgary is the technology transfer and business incubation centre for the University … More Global Recognition for Calgary Tech Incubator
Canada is facing a dire shortage of the highly-specialized financing sources, angel and venture capital, dedicated to commercializing that R&D” … More Response letter to Premier Alison Redford
Attended Mount Royal University’s Innovation Tournament last night; what a terrific event! Congratulations to everyone involved at Mount Royal; Wendelin Fraser, Dean of the Bissett School of Business, and program Professors Alex Bruton, Ginger Grant and Laurie Jensen. The Mount Royal team did an exceptional job of getting the Calgary business community out to support … More inspiring innovation . . .
New national wireless carrier “Mobilicity” has received CRTC approval to launch this spring; see the CBC news story here Mobilicity President Dave Dobbin built his first wireless business in Calgary as a leading Telus Dealer with “The Good Guys Communications” 1991 through 1996. Dave is a good guy and after selling his Calgary business he … More Mobilicity’s Alberta Connection