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Startups succeed because of their founders, but what makes a successful founder? We wanted to find out what backgrounds founders were bringing to their companies, so we undertook research to determine the educational backgrounds of founders of over 300 technology companies.
By Charles Plant One day, Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp couldn’t get a cab, and decided that trying to get a taxi in the rain was a horrible process. They went on to found Uber, which became one of the most successful unicorns in history (but time will tell if it...
The Impact Centre is announcing a new collaborative project with Star Chefs to understand the microbiome and the natural fermentation process in lentil batters that affect their shelf-life. Star Chefs is a Toronto-based company that manufactures fermented lentil...