Launch into Entrepreneurship with HumberLaunch

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By Anne Servidad, RIC Centre Communications Intern Do you have an original idea that you want to build and make into a reality? Are you in the early stages of your business, and hunting for the means, guidance, and capital to propel your start-up into the market? HumberLaunch is the … [Read more...]

Growing Your Business: Four Tips to Get Funding

Four Tips to Get Funding

By Anne Servidad, RIC Centre Communications Intern Taking your start-up from the ideation stage to being production-ready is a laborious process and it all points to one thing: a big stack of cold, hard cash. What do you do when you don’t have enough? With technology rapidly advancing … [Read more...]

4 Benefits of (Just) Entering a Pitch Competition

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By Noor Hassan, RIC Centre's Communications Officer Pitch competitions are an often underrated source of financing for entrepreneurs. Why? Since only a limited number of prizes are available, they may be more trouble than they are worth. But what entrepreneurs often disregard are the several … [Read more...]

E-commerce for Entrepreneurs

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By Axel Kuhn, Principal and Co-founder at eCommerce Consulting Opportunities and Frustrations. Snakes and Ladders. Being “online” is a cornerstone of every startup today. Whether your business is “clicks only” or “bricks & clicks”, whether you are looking to build a community, impress … [Read more...]

The Art of PR for Technology Startups

The Art of PR for Technology Startups

By Howard Oliver, MBA, Founder & CEO, What If What Next The art and science of PR, properly deployed, is critical to the success of a start-up. Media coverage can help you get noticed, build your brand, attract staff, get your first group of paying customers, attract investment and … [Read more...]

Beauty in Simplicity: How Branding is Changing

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At its best, simplicity is beautiful. We see it in the new World Trade Center in New York, the smooth face of a premium smartphone or even in the plain red cups at Starbucks. The 21st century loves simplicity, and that's why branding is moving so heavily in that direction — not just in look, but in … [Read more...]