How Canadian Tech Can Change The Future of Work

Ryan Porter was doing just fine, thanks. By all measure of how we in Canada define a successful career, Ryan had one. He was booked over 40 weeks as year as a career and motivational speaker (not the cheesy kind) for high school students and he had his first book...

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The Lessons I Have Learned While Building a Startup for Southeast Asia

PayrollHero was born out of our own need.

In 2008 Michael Stephenson and I were looking to outsource our customer service for our real estate software company. We flew to the Philippines in search of a BPO (read: outsourcing company) and soon decided that instead of outsourcing to someone else, we should get into the outsourcing business. We setup a BPO in Manila, and it was in this BPO that we learned about the pains of time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS and payroll in Southeast Asia. Thus, PayrollHero was born.

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Could Wholesale Wireless be the Answer to Canada's Competition Crisis?

It’s no secret that Canadian cell phone users pay some of the highest rates in the world. And competition is getting thiner, new entrant Public Mobile was snapped up by Telus—who promptly raised prices.

Meanwhile, other new entrants such as Wind Mobile and Mobilicity haven’t expanded their coverage areas in years and have been unable to raise necessary capital to bid in recent spectrum auctions.

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