Simple country boy moves to Tuscany to learn how to be a butcher. City girl goes to Tuscany to prepare to open a Manhattan café. Boy meets girl at the rural villa they both train at. They fall in love, get married and have their first child together.
Toronto, ON, January 4, 2017 – Since 2005, Y Combinator (YC) has launched 1,200 startups which have a combined valuation of over $65 billion. Without the help of this seed accelerator, companies such as DoorDash, Code Academy and Thalmic Labs would have been lost.
Dx3 Canada is partnering with real estate developer and investor Oxford Properties Group; retail futurist Doug Stephens, known for is work at Retail Prophet; and the Retail Council of Canada (RCC) to launch the Canadian Retail Innovation Challenge.
As BetaKit’s Ask an Investor series often shows, there are common questions many entrepreneurs have when they’re thinking of raising funding. How do you determine valuation? Is a funding round something to be celebrated, or should you keep it to yourself? When is the right time to fundraise?
Twelve months have flown by and it is time to look back at my Ten Canadian startup and venture capital predictions for 2016. A lot has happened in our ecosystem since this time last year, so it is interesting for me to look back at what was on my mind a year ago and see how my predictions stacked up.