Posts Tagged: business

Opening Remarks

Stuart MacDonald is on stage welcoming everyone to the conference. He says they want the event to be a two-way conversation, full of meshing, instead of the typical “we talk you listen” kind of conference. “Think of yourselves as participants, rather than attendees,” they say. Introductions to the organizers, thanks to the sponsors, etc, etc…. Reads more »

Featured in ExpressNews

Dickson did an interview recently with a reporter from the University of Alberta’s ExpressNews, and the article featuring Paramagnus and our business plan competition success is now up: A couple of University of Alberta students are starting to hear the sweet sounds of success. The business world has been tuning in to Mack Male and… Reads more »

The History of Apple

As you may or may not know, 2006 marks the 30th anniversary of Apple Computer, and yes I find it amusing that they still have “computer” in their name (seriously, the iPod is not being represented)! Anyway, via Derek Miller I came across this rather amusing history of the company, with entries starting 4-15 billion… Reads more »

Raising Money for Tech in Alberta

An incredible number of tech startups have been created in the last year or so, as evidenced by the existence of blogs like TechCrunch and The List to track them all. Despite this, or perhaps because of it, some people are starting to get turned off. Caterina Fake, co-founder of Flickr, recently suggested that it’s… Reads more »