Disrupting Dinosaur Industries

by on April 24, 2015

The word “disruption” has been thrown around by tons of startups in their quest to be the next Uber, Airbnb, AppDirect or Netflix. Easier said than done! Disruption is about creating new behaviours, changing the way industries do business, the way they sell their products and how their customers consume. Software, the web, SAAS models… Continue Reading

VarageSale: Building on Passion

by on April 6, 2015

Last week, Montreal born VarageSale announced a US$34M in growth funding led by two leading Valley VCs (Sequoia Capital and LightSpeed Venture Partners) along with existing investors (iNovia Capital, Real Ventures and VersionOne). Their story is an interesting one on many fronts and I want to share some insights that… Continue Reading

Flying High with Routehappy

by on December 10, 2014

I fly 40 to 50 times a year. After driving to the airport, getting through security and finding my gate, by the time I get on the plane, I want to relax and have the space to get some work done. It’s tough to know, on a flight-to-flight basis, whether… Continue Reading