Are Canada's Most Driven Entrepreneurs Immigrants?

As part of his coverage of the TNW European Conference last month, The Next Web's Andrii Degeler sat down with 500px co-founder Oleg Gutsol. Gutsol was a co-founder of the Toronto-based photography startup along with Evgeny Tchebotarev. In the article Gutsol shares his story of being ousted from 500px by his...

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Is Regulatory Arbitrage Considered Just Another Business Strategy?

There’s perhaps never been a more exciting time to be running a business.

In today’s digital world, borders disappear and doors open to new markets in the blink of an eye. However, as new innovations make their debut seemingly every other day, businesses working with cutting edge technology frequently find themselves in a cyber no-man’s land, where both the law and regulators have yet to catch up.

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Room for Optimism in Assessing the Future of Venture Capital in Canada

With venture capital funding reaching record levels in 2014 and the dawn of an entrepreneurial renaissance, Canada’s robust technology industry appears to be as strong as ever. 

However, despite this growth, average deal sizes in Canada have remained relatively small.  Canada’s average round size of $4 million in the first quarter of this year ranked last among the world’s top ten nations by number of venture capital financing deals.

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GreenSoil Launches Building Innovation Fund with $25 Million

GreenSoil Investments has announced the launch of its third fund, the GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund (GBIF), with an initial close of US $25 million.

Led by a team of real estate investors and owners, experienced investment professionals, and green building experts, GBIF will invest in companies that generate returns for real estate owners, operators, and developers through innovation, smart resource utilization, and efficiency improvements.

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