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Europe aims to encourage young to be entrepreneurs

An advertising and informational campaign introduced Wednesday aims to encourage young Europeans to take the risk of starting their own businesses.

Bits: Weighing apps for an on-demand economy

New smartphone apps can summon an army of personal assistants to help with daily tasks. But this new on-demand economy is making one user a More...

4 Alternative futures for silicon valley

Will its growth and influence continue, or will some outside force check its progress? Futurists weigh in on the possible paths for the heart of More...

Canada heating up as a destination for tech employers

Computer engineer Bryan Gislason had his eyes on California as he graduated from the University of Victoria this spring. “I wanted to work for a More...

Countries embrace, legislate entrepreneurism

While many are discussing, studying, analyzing and debating, others have put a stake in the ground and declared that teaching entrepreneurship as a viable career More...

The case for campus entrepreneurship support

It’s no surprise that global leaders are increasingly looking at entrepreneurship as a way to grow jobs and stimulate economies. The fact is, approximately 68% More...

Review: “MacroWikinomics”

In 2006, Canadian writers Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams authored a little book called “Wikinomics”.  It described how wikis and the collaborative tools of  Web 2.0 were poised to reshape how the More...

Canada needs to boost innovation and human capital to sustain living standards

Canada has weathered the global economic crisis comparatively well but will have to become more productive to sustain its high standard of living, according to More...