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Patio Sessions with Two Tall Totems

Patio Sessions with Two Tall Totems

As part of Vancouver Startup Week,  Two Tall Totems hosted a series of workshops where the Vancouver-based software development company talked bleeding edge technology and product launch strategy. To me, a lot of their advice had cross-industry appeal, so I thought I’d share three of their tips for flawless client communication and planning a smooth product release. 1. visualize your…

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Regulated token trading platform unveiled in U.S.

Regulated token trading platform unveiled in U.S.

$2bn has been raised through cryptocurrency and token offerings this year – an amount that eclipses traditional venture capital financings. Regulators are unclear about how to classify the offerings – are the issuances securities or simply access to make use of a service? Inevitably some will be classified (appropriately) as securities. Today a regulated US trading platform for cryptosecurities was…

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James Altucher Talks Cryptocurrency

James Altucher Talks Cryptocurrency

Former hedge fund manager, venture capitalist and prolific podcaster and blogger, Altucher is a seasoned investor with a talent for picking winners, and is someone whose work I like to follow closely. Talking to Coin Desk’s Ash Bennington, Altucher spills all on his personal investment philosophy and why cryptocurrencies are at its center. Here he is on why cryptocurrencies are…

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A registered trademark is the strongest way to protect your brand. Here’s 7 reasons why

A registered trademark is the strongest way to protect your brand. Here’s 7 reasons why

Having a registered trademark can be a powerful way to safeguard your company’s competitive edge and future growth in a crowded market. If you’re still deciding whether you need one, this post will help you understand the advantages of registering your company’s branding as a trademark. A trademark is a type of intellectual property that allows you to protect your…

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8 Reasons to Invest in a Shareholders Agreement

8 Reasons to Invest in a Shareholders Agreement

Getting a business off the ground can be a significant investment. A shareholders agreement is the strongest legal protection you can have to safeguard your investment and relationship with your co-founders, investors and ultimately your employees and customers/clients. If you haven’t invested in a Shareholders Agreement yet, consider the following: 1. What you put in your shareholders agreement will have…

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Creating a Partnership Agreement: 5 Clauses You Need To Be Set For Success

Creating a Partnership Agreement: 5 Clauses You Need To Be Set For Success

Starting up your own business venture is an exhilarating milestone. But while gazing toward the horizon of possibility with wide-eyed optimism, it’s easy to overlook setting important aspects of your foundation. Like a young couple eagerly preparing for their firstborn, soon-to-be business partners often find themselves doughy-eyed in the incubation phase; dreaming up the perfect domain name, envisioning future successes…

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