StartupNorth is written by Jonas Brandon and Jevon MacDonald. We are two entrepreneurs who, while running our own startups, decided it was time to talk about what is going on in the Canadian startup community.

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News on StartupNorth

Is There No Money For Startups In Canada? 'Bullshit!'
David Crow of OMERS Ventures and Startup North typically doesn’t shy away from offering his honest opinion and a recent tweet was a good example of that. On Monday Mark Evans, a popular... more
Toronto Startup Evangelist Joins OMERS Ventures
OMERS Ventures announced today that David Crow will be joining its team as Evangelist in Residence. In this newly formed role, Crow will advocate OMERS Ventures within the technology community.... more
Looking for a Cofounder in Toronto? Here is the Solution
StartupNorth's David Crow is rallying his readers to "unlock" Founder Dating for Toronto and he needs your help. FounderDating brings together super talented entrepreneurs with... more
StartUpNorth's MacDonald joins Innovacorp
Halifax's Innovacorp announced today that Jevon MacDonald is joining its team as Entrepreneur in Residence. MacDonald will be a resource and advisor for early stage technology entrepreneurs.... more
Jonas Brandon of StartupNorth joins Rogers Ventures
StartupNorth reported yesterday that co-founder Jonas Brandon has joined Rogers Ventures. Jonas Brandon will be assisting Vice President Mike Lee "to look at new deals and work with existing... more
Startup Funding Survey results posted
Earlier this month Craig Hayashi of Maple Leaf Angels surveryed Canadian entrepreneurs on StartupNorth to try to capture more information about the funding requirements, concerns, experiences of... more
StartupEmpire Conference In Toronto On Nov 13th - Tickets Now Only $65
StartupNorth, the organizers behind the upcoming StartupEmpire conference next week in Toronto, recently announced a revised schedule, price structure and venue for the conference. The event will... more
Startup Empire releases discounted tickets
Startup North just made their upcoming Startup Empire conference a little more palatable for startups on a tight budget by releasing a limited number of Student & Startup tickets for $199 per... more
Startup Empire Conference Explained
David Crow and Jevon MacDonald of next month's Startup Empire conference in Toronto grabbed a camera yesterday and posted this video explaining what the event is all about. Unfortunately early bird... more
StartupNation Becomes StartupEmpire
From David Crow, a small editorial correction. We previously wrote about StartupNation, a grassroots startup conference happening November 13-14, 2008 in Toronto. It seems that they needed to make... more
StartupNation comes to Toronto
Jevon MacDonald and David Crow are at it again and organizing what's looks to be the Toronto start-up event of the fall. Tomorrow morning they're set to announce "Canada's conference for Startups"... more

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