Maher Arar is a technology consultant, a blogger and an adjunct professor at the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa. Maher has been an entrepreneur at various stages of his life. His first entrepreneurial adventure was in running a currency trading micro-business (mostly trading with friends and family members) while he was only 12 years old. He also launched a computer business while he was still studying at McGill University, Maher worked for various technology startups before starting a wireless consulting business. He is the holder of a US patent on multiple antenna technology. He has a passion for writing/reading about entrepreneurship and web/mobile startups. He is the recipient of many prestigious awards including the Time 100, Time Magazine 100 most influential people in the world.
Entrepreneurship Week at University of Ottawa: A First Step in the Right Direction
Book Review: 'Remote' by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
The Founders' Dilemma: to Bootstrap or to Seek External Funding
11 Traits that Define a Successful Entrepreneur
Two useful initiatives every Ottawan entrepreneur should know about
Will we ever have our own Silicon Valley?
Incubators: the Entrepreneur's Alternative to Government-Supported Programs.
Personal reflections on VCs and the future of high-tech in Canada