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Lessons Learned from Lean Startup Machine Toronto

Lessons Learned from Lean Startup Machine Toronto Lean Startup Machine is a three-day workshop where attendees use Customer Development and Lean Startup principles to validate an idea for a new product or service. It’s happening THIS weekend in Toronto, October 25 – 27th at INcubes  (For more info – http://www.leanstartupmachine.com/workshops/toronto-october-25-27) If you read about my … Continue reading

Venus Ventures Townhall #1
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Venus Ventures Townhall #1

On Thursday, November 22nd we held our first town-hall meeting.  Our own Carolyn Van opened the session welcoming the group, sharing some of her personal experiences as a Female Founder – and shedding some light on the the vision behind Venus Ventures. Through the introduction portion of the meeting, we took a moment to really get … Continue reading

Female Entrepreneurship is Growing in Canada
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Female Entrepreneurship is Growing in Canada

KPMG just published a press release last week about the changing face of entrepreneurship in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, there are 951,600 self-employed women in Canada as of July 2012, up from 790,400 10 years ago. In the post they offer some tips by identifying key challenges and recommendations for female entrepreneurs.  While the info is … Continue reading