As the discourse around scaleups intensifies, the way we use the term is growing more ambiguous. What do we really mean when we talk about scaleups?
Organization: Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises
A new program to help Atlantic Canada-based businesses rapidly grow was launched in late March by the Univ of New Brunswick, in partnership with the Government of Canada and Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB).
The inaugural DRIVE conference, to be held February 20-22 in Waterloo, ON, will convene leading thinkers and practitioners from around the world to share best practices and debate strategies for building scaleup ecosystems. We spoke with organizer Raymond Luk about his goals for the conference and how Canada can grow more domestic scaleups.
It has taken a long time, and not all the needed pieces are yet in place, but the innovation debate is now paying much more attention to how we grow companies and scale them up to be global competitors, and not simply on how we start them.
The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises will deliver a new national scale-up data platform in conjunction with Hockeystick, a Toronto-based private market data network. Funding of $2.5 million will be provided to Wilfrid Laurier Univ by FedDev Ontario to support the venture. The platform will be used by the Lazaridis Institute to…
The recently announced Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises is turning to the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) to help refine its structure and executive management programming. CATA will undertake an on-line survey of its members and stakeholders to determine the best approaches for producing the next generation of technology executives, long cited…