Daniel Isenberg is the mind behind Scale Up Atlantic Canada, a novel six-month program to teach CEOs and senior managers how to turn their ventures into scaleups. We asked him to unpack some knotty challenges faced by Canada’s emerging scaleup ecosystems.
Topic: Canadian scaleup companies
The acquisition of GastroFix by Lightspeed POS will 8,000 new merchants to the SaaS scaleup’s rapidly expanding global network.
In this month’s scaleup Q&A, Round13 Capital managing partner Bruce Croxon shares about adapting to rapid technological change, adopting the right attitude to venture capital, and what the government can do to help Canadian tech companies grow.
Long before personal computers were a thing, Bruce Croxon was building arguably the first technology-based social network in the world. Founded in 1987, his brand Telepersonals used interactive voice response — the same technology as voicemail — to help strangers connect. At its peak, Telepersonals hosted a billion and a half minutes of phone traffic per…
Waterloo-based accelerator Communitech has a launched a new service to help scaling tech companies enter new markets more quickly and easily by handling the complexities and headaches of international hiring.
The federal government’s $52.4M investment allows hubs to offer joint programs and services to support scaleups
More help for Canadian scaleup companies is coming from the federal Trade Commissioner Service, amid criticism that government isn’t doing enough.