Series :: Startups

July 14, 2016

Books: Good to Great Review

Good to Great is the #1 book I would recommend if you want to i...

October 16, 2015

How Startups Fail Even with Cash and Growth

Are you Default Alive or Default Dead? You need to read Paul Graham...

September 6, 2015

Up 32%: Videostream Growth Started with Great Support

Downloads and Videostream Premium signups were up over 30%. Here's ...

July 27, 2015

Canadian Fintech Startups Have Only 3 Options

Canadian banks can't innovate and are hunting for startups that can...

May 11, 2015

Fred & Ted: Uber's Disruption is Delusional

Three key insights on Uber, when to drop out, and valuations I lear...

April 29, 2015

OCE Discovery 2015: Innovation in the #6ix?

OCE Discover 2015: Thousands of entrepreneurs, researchers, pol...

April 2, 2015

7 Personal Lessons from Founding a Startup

7 personal lessons I learned from founding a startup at 18, develop...

March 19, 2015

5 Tough Lessons for When Your Startup Fails

At our final Laurier Launchpad update presentation we summarized th...

December 24, 2014

Teknically Part 2: The Dream Fades

To Y Combinator and back again, our biggest lessons at Teknically I...

October 3, 2014

Teknically Part 1: The 389 Day Laurier BBA

My first year as a BBA student at Wilfrid Laurier University was un...

September 30, 2014

3 Hypotheses We Tested at Hack the North

Ever wondered how to apply the Lean Startup methodology to a hackat...

September 23, 2014

3 Ways Hack the North Improved our Startup

From September 19th to the 21st, University of Waterloo's Engineeri...

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September 29, 2017

10 Million Hotel Rooms Still Vulnerable

A 2012 vulnerability still can let anyone break in to millions of h...

June 19, 2017

Help Us Make Sock Shopping Suck Less

Hey! Hey you!! Get free dress socks if you help us choose our new l...

September 19, 2016

Hired Series

3 post series to help you write better resumes for technical jobs.

August 7, 2016

Books: Hackers, Portfolios, & Camp David

In 6 months, I've read books on tense diplomatic negotiations, 1960...

July 14, 2016

Books: Good to Great Review

Good to Great is the #1 book I would recommend if you want to i...

June 21, 2016

Hired: Your Resume Shouldn't Read like a Restaurant Menu

Most resumes look the same. Name, contact, education, work experien...

May 23, 2016

Hired: Your Resume Needs SEO, Here's How

Get your resume past software gatekeepers into the hands of hiring ...

May 14, 2016

Hired: 6ix Q's to Focus your Resume on Impact

How to stop writing forgettable job descriptions that annoy recruit...

May 6, 2016

Coding on iPad: Welcome to Reality

How a year working on iPad convinced me the Post-PC era is almost h...

May 1, 2016

Tinder for Blogs

Every week I'm writing a post, and you can swipe right or left to c...

December 31, 2015

Books: Tesla, Aging, & Emotional Intelligence

6 books I'd recommend that I've read since June 2015. Books coverin...

October 16, 2015

How Startups Fail Even with Cash and Growth

Are you Default Alive or Default Dead? You need to read Paul Graham...

September 6, 2015

Up 32%: Videostream Growth Started with Great Support

Downloads and Videostream Premium signups were up over 30%. Here's ...

July 27, 2015

Canadian Fintech Startups Have Only 3 Options

Canadian banks can't innovate and are hunting for startups that can...

June 12, 2015

Books: Goliath, Rosie, Malcolm X, & Blackberry

6 books I'd recommend that I've read since January 2015. Books cove...

May 11, 2015

Fred & Ted: Uber's Disruption is Delusional

Three key insights on Uber, when to drop out, and valuations I lear...

April 29, 2015

OCE Discovery 2015: Innovation in the #6ix?

OCE Discover 2015: Thousands of entrepreneurs, researchers, pol...

April 2, 2015

7 Personal Lessons from Founding a Startup

7 personal lessons I learned from founding a startup at 18, develop...

March 19, 2015

5 Tough Lessons for When Your Startup Fails

At our final Laurier Launchpad update presentation we summarized th...

December 24, 2014

Teknically Part 2: The Dream Fades

To Y Combinator and back again, our biggest lessons at Teknically I...

October 3, 2014

Teknically Part 1: The 389 Day Laurier BBA

My first year as a BBA student at Wilfrid Laurier University was un...

September 30, 2014

3 Hypotheses We Tested at Hack the North

Ever wondered how to apply the Lean Startup methodology to a hackat...

September 23, 2014

3 Ways Hack the North Improved our Startup

From September 19th to the 21st, University of Waterloo's Engineeri...