From India with Money

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Average household income of Canadian immigrants from India is $95,000 which is 14% more than average income of Canadians. The expenditure for Indians who have immigrated to Canada since 2006 have increased by 46%, compared to an average of 19% increase in the expenditure of Canadians. An average of 56% immigrants from India own new… Read more »

Canadian Business owners put their companies at risk by ignoring need for succession plan

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As mentioned by the head of Business Transition Planning of CIBC, Sean Foran, small and medium businesses contributes $600 billion to Canadian GDP. With an average age of 60 years for Canadian small and medium business owners, and with almost two third Canadians employed by these owners, it is important for business owners to have… Read more »

New Generation Entrepreneurs

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The 2011 N.C. Governor’s Entrepreneurship summit was a two day event held to promote entrepreneurship in North Carolina. One of the panels was hosted by Donna Fenn, who is the author of the book “Upstarts”. The book speaks about the rise in entrepreneurs born between 1977—mid nineties (called Generation Y). The rise in role models… Read more »

The Business of Being Mom

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In the first of five features on women in technology businesses, Erica Ehm is featured. The former host of video-based MuchMusic founded mom-oriented website and now manages a staff of 10 writers and 25 bloggers. Along the way, she learned a little about the importance of marketing and creating a brand to which her… Read more »

He Won’t Be Twittering His Time Away

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When Evan Williams decided to walk away from an everyday role at Twitter last October, he easily could have faded into a comfortable life of retirement. Rather than do so, Mr. Williams is working on a new startup company. As his role began to change at Twitter, Williams realized the time was right to move… Read more »

If At First You Don’t Succeed . . .

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Research from the University of British Columbia suggests that initial entrepreneurial success leads to future success. Peter Gustavson certainly hopes this is true. The entrepreneur spent nearly two decades developing Custom House Currency before selling to Western Union. Now he is partnering with another entrepreneur, Marv Holland, to take his company to a new level… Read more »