It almost seems trite to say that management skills are key to firm growth, however there’s actually little recent, Canadian research on the topic. Do fill that gap, I’ve led two recent projects on the issue, in the ICT and … Read More.
When it comes to Canadian tech IPOs, post-Shopify, there’s a group of companies that are oft-thought as next in line: HootSuite, Desire2Learn, Shoes.com, BuildDirect and Vision Critical amongst them. Why 4 of those 5 are from Vancouver is worth a … Read More.
Here at the DEEP Centre blog we’ve frequently bemoaned Canada’s poor performance on research and development spending (R&D). Canada’s gross spending on R&D currently hovers around 1.6% of GDP, putting us well behind our peers in many other OECD countries. … Read More.
Here’s a quick primer on Canada’s Innovation System as presented to the Canada-Japan Future Forum hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation. The event brought together policy makers, academics and business leaders to discuss entrepreneurship and innovation in both … Read More.