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Always Be Ready: Four Tips for Startup Exits

Written by Maria Pacella

At a recent Vancouver Entrepreneurs’ Forum (VEF) panel on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), a key message from company leaders who had recently sold their tech companies begs repeating: Always Be Ready. Despite a very tumultuous […]

February 3, 2021
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Market Trends in Venture Capital

Written by Kenndal McArdle

Despite the rocky start to 2020, VC funding hit an all time high. US-based, VC-backed companies raised nearly $130B in 2020, up 14% year-over-year (YoY) from 2019. However, annual deal activity is down 9% YoY […]

January 29, 2021
Pender’s Holiday Reading List – December 2020

Pender’s Holiday Reading List – December 2020

Written by PenderFund

Investing Philosophy, Process & Best Practice Geoff Castle – The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy, by Stephanie Kelton Emily Wheeler – Principles For Navigating Big Debt Crises, by […]

December 7, 2020
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The Commercialization of Space – Part 1

Written by Amar Pandya

November 15, 2020 marked a historical milestone with the successful launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 Mission, transporting four astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon Resilience over 400km into orbit on a twenty-seven hour voyage to the […]

November 24, 2020
Meet Kristina!

Meet Kristina!

Written by Maria Pacella

Maria: Did you always think your career path would lean more towards entrepreneurial endeavours? Kristina: Yes, to a large extent I did. I come from a family of entrepreneurs and it’s always been an assumption […]

November 13, 2020