Meet 3 Inspirational Women Leading Companies in Silicon Valley

Meet 3 Inspirational Women Leading Companies in Silicon Valley
According to a study by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School, women-run startups only receive 5 to 10 percent of venture capital and are underinvested in by Silicon Valley’s angels and institutions. Further, the study discovered investors actually prefer entrepreneurial ventures that are pitched by attractive men. The trend also held ...

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups
If you’ve ever thought about starting your own company, you’re not alone. More and more, students and recent grads are looking to launch their own startups and business ventures to become their own boss, especially in a tough economy. Today’s Globe and Mail features the story of Nathaniel Bagnell, 25, and Kelver Freire, 30, both ...

Five reasons entrepreneurs should learn code

Five reasons entrepreneurs should learn code
HTML5, Javascript, CMS, C++, C#, PHP, Python, SQL, Ruby… For people who aren’t computer-savvy, the names of these computer languages look like as foreign as Klingon or Vulcan to the person whose never seen Star Trek (horrors!). But for young entrepreneurs, business professionals, or recent graduates, knowing these coding languages can give you a MAJOR ...

How one young pro landed her dream job at a hot startup

How one young pro landed her dream job at a hot startup
By Hannah R. Huhman Plenty of young professionals are excited at the prospect of working at a startup company. The drive to be a part of something new and growing is undeniable, but many workers think they don’t have the necessary experience to be taken seriously by startup founders. But one young pro did it—despite ...