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Patent trolls are here to stay

Patent trolls are here to stay

Mar 13 2016

Patent trolls are here to stay Here are some fundamental truths: Patents are not self-enforcing, nor does the state enforce your patent…

The future of Venture Capital is old folks

The future of Venture Capital is old folks

Mar 12 2016

VC +  pension funds = a great match Traditional venture capital funds have a massive structural problem: their time horizons are far too…

Crowdlosing

Crowdlosing

Mar 12 2016

I am no angel, but I know a thing or two about losing money as an angel investor. Hopefully I have learned…

Oligopolies rarely innovate

Oligopolies rarely innovate

Mar 12 2016

One of the key challenges for entrepreneurship and innovation in Canada is that so much of the economy is dominated by de…

Misinforming people about patents

Misinforming people about patents

Mar 12 2016

We face a crisis of ignorance about intellectual property – seriously, more people know less about IP than any other core business…

Foreign IP is on sale

Foreign IP is on sale

Mar 12 2016

The world really does move in mysterious ways, and nowhere is that more true than in the economy. The price of oil…

Venture capital myths

Venture capital myths

Mar 11 2016

Is there really a ‘shortage’ of venture capital? If so, where is the evidence? If there is a problem, is this something…

A fetish for sticks and bricks.

A fetish for sticks and bricks.

Mar 11 2016

Everyone wants to support innovators and entrepreneurs. But in 2014, they don’t need “sticks and bricks”, or beautiful buildings that just create…

Smart people, dumb money

Smart people, dumb money

Mar 11 2016

Our securities laws are premised on a myth. This myth is that rich people know how to invest. They don’t. Worse, even…

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