Desjardins Insurance Launches the new Ajusto app

Desjardins Insurance is introducing the new Ajusto app for smartphones. With this launch, Desjardins becomes the first insurer in Canada to offer a 100% mobile insurance program that doesn't require the installation of a device in the vehicle.

With the application, available from the App Store and from Google Play, the Ajusto telematics program is accessible to more clients who will be able to improve their driving behaviour, thanks to near-instant feedback of their behind-the-wheel habits.

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BDC Pledges $700 Million to Female Entrepreneurs

This week, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, hosted the Government of Canada's Women Entrepreneurs Forum in Ottawa.

The forum brought together 300 women from across the country to participate in a day-and-a-half program of inspiring role models, practical workshops, and networking and mentorship opportunities for women starting or growing a business.

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Needls. Helps Small Businesses Connect With Customers in Real Time

Within the past 10 years, Justin Hartzman has already had two successful businesses when he started brainstorming his next venture.

He cofounded two sites with his friend Jeremy Poriah –, a company that helps people get their websites sold, and All You Can Eat Internet, a web design and consulting firm. His friend Michael Koral joined later and the three entrepreneurs noticed a common issue with these businesses: Actually looking for your next client.

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Access Digital Media Inc. Signs Canadian Rights to DefinedSTEM

Access Digital Media Inc. announces the signing of a long-term exclusive agreement with Defined Learning LLC of Evanston Illinoisto provide their proven and popular DefinedSTEM platform to Canadian schools. Access Digital Media Inc. has rebranded the Canadian platform as AccessSTEM and continues to add Canadian content matched to curriculum in each Province.

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Five Tips For Building a Killer Sales Team

I have built and led sales teams at both startups and mature organizations, sold telecom hardware, enterprise software, and professional services in over 60 countries around the world. And I have interviewed hundreds of sales reps, managed dozens of successful reps, and learned that top performers come in many different forms.

But, while I love to see individual reps busting their quota, building a cohesive, productive team is my ultimate and most rewarding goal.

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