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The lack of venture capital in Canada has been denounced consistently in studies and think tank reports, and by the media, entrepreneurs, and even venture capitalists themselves. But while the general consensus is that Canada does not have enough venture capital, we somehow manage to rank #4 in the sale of technology companies.
How can we have too little venture capital funding but be so successful at selling companies? The answer lies in how we are funding companies and what stages we are able to fund.
by Prof. Cynthia Goh, Prof. David McMillen and Scott McAuley This post originally appeared on the Canadian Science Policy Centre website in advance of the 8th Canadian Science Policy Conference taking place in Ottawa from November 8 – 10, 2016. Canada’s global...
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Innovation Post-Doctoral & Graduate Fellowships at The University of Toronto will support research and innovation at the University of Toronto. Three fellows a year will be selected – one post-doctoral fellowship valued at...
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The Impact Centre not only provides us a physical space and equipment to work, but also they provide us professional advice. They are the first people we share our achievements and failures. We feel more confident since we know there are people at the Impact Centre that we can trust them and ask for support.Neda Ghazi