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Business Planning Without Business Plans

Flow Ventures | April 15th

I recently ran a couple of business planning seminars at the 5th Annual Inventing the Future Conference put on by Young Inventors. Since it was a no Powerpoint affair (yeah!) I… Read More

Business Planning Without Business Plans

Flow Ventures | April 15th

I recently ran a couple of business planning seminars at the 5th Annual Inventing the Future Conference put on by Young Inventors. Since it was a no Powerpoint affair (yeah!) I… Read More

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Students Invent the Future at Young Inventors Conference

Flow Ventures | April 13th

Nobody needs to be reminded how important students are to our startup ecosystem. I started my first Web consulting company in the McGill Music computer lab (which was probably against the rules!) along with two… Read More

Flow Ventures Announces Investment in Symtext

Flow Ventures | March 30th

We’re happy to announce that we’ve made an investment in Symtext, a Toronto-based startup. Led by digital media industry veteran Ian Barker, Symtext has created a platform for building “liquid textbooks”… Read More

Students to Startups: A great kick-off event at McGill

Flow Ventures | March 27th

ConnectMcGill, the inaugural tech entrepreneurship event at McGill was a huge success. Two computer science students, Nicolae Rusan and Ladan Mahabadi, had the idea of organizing an on-campus meetup… Read More

Reminder: Startup Drinks this Wednesday!

Flow Ventures | March 23rd

Mark it in your calendar folks:  Startup Drinks month at Brutopia (Crescent St, just south of Ste-Catherine), on March 25 from 5:30pm.  Look forward to seeing you there! Register now at TechEntreprise!… Read More

Over $1 billion in stimulus for Canadian startups

Flow Ventures | March 20th

This is a great time to be building startups in Canada. Ontario and Quebec have recently announced over a $1 billion in funding for new ventures through matching funds and fund-of-funds. There may be more… Read More

March Startup Drinks – Spring Into Action!

Flow Ventures | March 17th

Startup Drinks is back this month at Brutopia (Crescent St, just south of Ste-Catherine), on March 25 from 5:30pm.  Happy hour prices will be in effect and maybe – just maybe – we can… Read More

A method for finding out if you have a painkiller or a vitamin

Flow Ventures | March 15th

The more pitches I hear from startups the more I realize that entrepreneurs have a hard time figuring out if their startup is a painkiller or a vitamin. I mentioned this briefly in a previous… Read More

Join a startup! Launching Flow's Startup Jobs site

Flow Ventures | March 9th

It’s a reminder of the great little innovation bubble we live in that we always hear about startups trying to grow while the rest of the business world seems to be shrinking. Sure, startups are… Read More

Skills Entrepreneurs Lack: Part 2 – Negotiating

Flow Ventures | February 26th

As Monty Python taught us in the Life of Brian, entrepreneurs… Read More