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Self Care Catalysts Nets Funding from Rick Hansen Institute

Patient intelligence health solution provider Self Care Catalysts this week announced its health solution platform, Patient Storylines, will receive $100,000 in funding from the Rick Hansen Institute to support and engage people with acute spinal cord injuries.

Principal investigators Ben Mortenson, PhD and Patricia Mills, MD, of the University of British Columbia, and Jared Adams, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer of Self Care Catalysts will spearhead the Patient Storylines project.

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The Legal Considerations of Building a Startup at a Hackathon

What fun to ride the wave of hackathon glory and over the course of a weekend find that you really hit a creative groundswell. Even though you may not have known your entire team prior to the Friday night session, you're working so well and the alchemy of your collective talents is clearly magical. After either the fourth or fifth beer, ninth pizza slice, and third “Dudes—we’re crushing this,” fist bump, you all decide to turn your weekend hackathon idea into a real business.

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Unreliability is Endemic in Today's Business World. It's Time to Fight Back

Unreturned phone calls, missed appointments, over-promising and under-delivering... it’s time to fight back and set an example. Unreliability is endemic in today’s business world.

I simply can’t believe how inefficient and unreliable people have become. It’s not just when I’m trying to sell something to someone, when it’s possible they are just ignoring me, but it’s prevalent even in day-to-day discourse, or while working on a project.

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Extreme Startups and GrowLab Ventures Merge to Become HIGHLINE

Vancouver's GrowLab Ventures and Toronto’s Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning.

Extreme Startups’ and GrowLab’s respective Executive Directors, Marcus Daniels and Jonathan Bixby, had a vision to create one program that would unite the best entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem partners living above the 49th parallel by merging their two top tier accelerator programs.

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