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August Startup Drinks in Toronto and Montreal! Update: now Ottawa too!

Flow Ventures | August 19th

The inaugural Startup Drinks Toronto had over 100 people thanks to David Crow and his organizing efforts.  Montreal had another really nice mid-summer showing as well! We’re back for another round this Wednesday, August 26… Read More

August Startup Drinks in Toronto and Montreal! Update: now Ottawa too!

Flow Ventures | August 19th

The inaugural Startup Drinks Toronto had over 100 people thanks to David Crow and his organizing efforts.  Montreal had another really nice mid-summer showing as well! We’re back for another round this Wednesday, August 26… Read More

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Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund: Good for Investment, Not Good for Angels

Flow Ventures | August 4th

The Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund was unveiled last week and I know investors across the country have been anxiously awaiting the details. Here’s the skinny: $250 million fund size Matches investments for qualified… Read More

Don't Forget Startup Drinks in Montreal and Toronto!

Flow Ventures | July 27th

This Wednesday, July 29 is the date when Toronto and Montreal Startup Drinks sync up!  If you’re in either city, there’s no reason to stay in. For Toronto: Venue: Pogue Mahone,… Read More

Investors: What Have You Done For Your Startups Lately?

Flow Ventures | July 27th

Over the last two weeks I’ve spent over 24 hours driving to various client meetings for one of our startups. Yes, the ratio of driving time to meeting time (6:1) is pretty high, but these… Read More

Startup Drinks, Montreal and Toronto: Wednesday, July 29!

Flow Ventures | July 22nd

This Wednesday, July 29, Startup Drinks will be held simultaneously in two different locations! We’ve been working behind the scenes with Canadian startup agitator David Crow to get our Toronto brethren into the… Read More

The Thinking Behind Starting Up: 10 Posts

Flow Ventures | July 20th

The Flow Ventures blog has been up and running for over six months and during that time it’s naturally gravitated towards topics for early-stage startups. Partly because that’s our focus at Flow and partly because… Read More

Flow Ventures Announces Investment in ArtAnywhere

Flow Ventures | July 15th

We’re very happy to announce our second investment of 2009, in Montreal-based ArtAnywhere (www.artanywhere.com). This online art rental business combines a social purpose with a solid business case. The idea is… Read More

The Value Net as a Tool for Competitive Analysis

Flow Ventures | July 6th

Having talked about the goal of competitive analysis and being better, not just different, it’s time to talk about a framework for doing competitive analysis. The Value Net, developed by Adam… Read More

Bulls*%t, Next Slide…

Flow Ventures | June 19th

We had an entertaining speaker at last night’s meeting of Anges Quebec. Andy Nulman of Airborne Mobile and Just for Laughs fame, spoke about his experiences as… Read More

June Startup Drinks + Montreal Girl Geeks

Flow Ventures | June 9th

Startup Drinks has joined forces with Montreal’s Girl Geeks to bring you the networking juggernaut of the summer! On location will be another fine installment in the Montreal Girl Geek speaker series featuring… Read More