Vancouver Startup Week

Equity Incentives for Employees

Equity Incentives for Employees

Recruiting talent was a big topic at this year’s Vancouver Startup Week.  Providing employee stock options is one way to attract great people to your company and can be a powerful incentive that rewards retention and drives performance and loyalty. I sat in on Faskin Martineau’s talk on Equity Incentives for Employees, and thought I’d share some tips for getting your…

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12 tips from President and Co-founder of Two Tall Totems Chris Hobbs

12 tips from President and Co-founder of Two Tall Totems Chris Hobbs

As part of Vancouver Startup Week, Chris Hobbs shared his journey from President of UBC Ski Club to President of Vancouver-based software development company, Two Tall Totems, and a number of important business lessons he learned along the way. While at university, Hobbs actually launched his own venture, LiftPasses.com – a kiosk system that allows customers purchase tickets, and tells…

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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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