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Solving Real Problems

The majority of the deals I look at, I do so as a partner at Montreal Start Up. Because of our investment focus these deals tend to be overwhelmingly in the Web space with a few Mobile plays thrown in … Continue reading

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New article about Notman House

Last week I was interviewed by Christine Renaud regarding Notman House. I’ve given quite a few interviews over the last couple of years and regardless of how they go, you never quite know how they will turn out until you … Continue reading

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Le retard entrepreneurial du Québec

Ce matin j’ai rencontré une journaliste qui écrit un article sur La Maison Notman. A la fin de l’entrevue, elle m’a demandé pourquoi monsieur et madame tout le monde devraient appuyer un tel projet. C’est une excellente question. L’état québécois … Continue reading

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Déprimant

Pour ceux que ça intéresse, l’assemblée générale du cefrio approche et cette année sera suivie d’une table ronde qui me déprime particulièrement. Les TI rendent possible la réalisation de gains de productivité et d’innovations structurantes dans l’ensemble des sphères d’activité. … Continue reading

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Twitter’s new Terms of Service

So after taking in $160M in VC funding, I guess Twitter’s management is starting to feel pressure to generate more revenue.  I’d previously discussed the “product vs. feature” issue, in the context of Facebook vs. Zynga, here. Twitter’s new terms … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

Over the last three years my partners at Montreal Start Up and I have been meeting regularly with government officials, members of the academic and business communities and pretty much anyone else who’d listen, in order to make them aware … Continue reading

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Dave McClure : contenant et contenu.

Lorsqu’on demande aux gens qui y étaient leur impression de StartupCamp Montréal 6, la première chose qu’ils mentionnent c’est Dave McClure. Son allocution, animé pour en dire le moins et bien garni de jurons, n’a laissé personne indifférent. (On voit … Continue reading

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