5 Tips for Training Your New Social Media Manager

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Has your company’s online presence reached the point where it’s time to bring professional assistance on board? That’s quite an accomplishment, considering the influx of companies that have arrived on the social media scene in the past few years. And by training the right individual to properly … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Startups Looking for Strategic Partnerships


By: Amarpreet Kaur Did you know? On average, each fast-growing company is engaged in 5 different types of strategic alliances. Having knowledge of how to strategically partner with another business is a critical factor in ensuring that your start-up is successful. "Businesses once grew by one … [Read more...]

Design in Tech Report 2015

Design has become a game changer in Silicon Valley. Last year, John Maeda joined KPCB as the firm’s first Design Partner, joining from his role as the President of the Rhode Island School of Design. Now, in his inaugural #DesignInTech Report, Maeda highlights the rising importance of design in … [Read more...]

Lessons from a Media Buyer for New Startups

By: Jordan Whelan So many of the headaches surrounding a start-up exist with regards to communicating your value proposition to your customers. The more disruptive your idea is, the harder it is shake the status quo to its very core. As a media buyer in Toronto, I’ve learned it is crucial to … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Startups Looking for Funding

Startups always need access to capital. Raising capital requires searching for different sources, and having knowledge of the various options available to a tech startup. If you’re looking for funding, here are five tips to get you started: 1. Leverage your relationships – Identify the … [Read more...]

I Am a Startup Founder

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Being a startup founder is one of the best jobs in the world – and one of the toughest. Four startup founders with different backgrounds and experiences candidly share their stories of struggle and how the RIC Centre’s free business services are helping them start and grow their businesses. RIC … [Read more...]