Lean startups and hands-on angel investors are changing the startup landscape in Toronto. An article (plus video) I did for CityNews and The Mark News.
Estimating the size of an addressable market for a startup is hard but not impossible. The key is to start with what you know, extrapolate in a reasonable way and then test your assumptions on customers.
I’ve been working on a presentation for a startup to use to pitch their business to VC firms and I’ve used and shared this template enough now that I thought I would share it with all of you. Every company is different and my experience has been mainly around Business to Business companies but in [...]
David Crow has a thoughtful post about how startups need to think through their exit strategy in order to make smarter decisions along the way to make it happen. He talks about how he’s surprised that almost every startup he talks to has a plan to get acquired by one of the big guys. Here’s [...]