MarsDD Bootstrapping Event – April 6 in Toronto!

Mars Discovery District – part of the Ontario Network of Excellence – is offering a seminar on how to bootstrap your startup. Bootstrapping is the act of building your business from your own funds and revenue from customers, instead of raising money from outsiders such as angels and venture capitalists.   This is the method that most start-up companies use …

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Berkshire Hathaway will have to find a new heir apparent

Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:17pm EDT (Reuters) – Legendary investor Warren Buffett lost his leading heir apparent at Berkshire Hathaway on Wednesday, when his favored lieutenant David Sokol resigned.  Here is an article from today’s Globe and Mail outlining why. Sokol, who was chairman of MidAmerican Energy and NetJets, resigned after buying shares in a company …

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OMG and muffin top added to the Oxford dictionary. LOL !

Oxford English Dictionary has added a whack of new words to reflect the continually evolving language, including — to my dismay — several slang terms and “initialisms”.(#li)  Thanks Kids!!!!!   OMG, WTF do i do now?  Go with theflow and learn the lingo! Here’s the Globe’s article. Does this move away from the “king’s English” bother you?  …

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Finally a 45 Caliber symbol for our kids to look up to (?)

Utah now has  a state firearm! It is admittedly none of my business… but despite the 100th anniversary of the US Military adopting this gun – the Browning M1911  – as its standard issue sidearm, it’s just not the signal to send our young people. Have you seen the games our young people play?  They almost all involve …

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WePay put the freeze on PayPal’s developer conference.

WePay put a different spin on Elvis Dumervil Jersey guerrilla marketing last fall at PayPal’s developer conference.  Elvis Dumervil Authentic Jersey Using a bit of ingenuity, sprinkled with chutzpah, Elvis Dumervil Womens Jersey they managed to Elvis Dumervil Youth Jersey put “the freeze” Elvis Dumervil Kids Jersey on often-hated giant PayPal. See the article on …

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Excellent article for budding Startup CEO’s and their teams…

Antonio Garcia-Martinez is former merchant bankder who started AdGrok, a company that makes using online advertising easier for businesses.  He wrote this article about what to expect and how to plan for the worst as a startup company.  This all applies even more in the high tech space than anywhere, due to the short half lives that ideas …

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Hockey Headshots – Time for NHL to send a message

If i were the NHL i would be thanking Matt Cooke for providing such an awesome opportunity to show that they mean business about cracking down on head shots.  Will we need another Bill Masterton before something gets done??? In case you haven’t seen the hit, here it is on Youtube. I know the gutless NHL …

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