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Invest like an Olympian: Part II

Invest like an Olympian: Part II

Written by PenderFund

At Pender, we have been looking at the techniques, lessons, and values from the Tokyo Olympic Games that could help investors win with their investment strategies. Canadian women dominated this year’s Olympic Games. At every […]

August 19, 2021
Forward Thinking

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 […]

August 19, 2021
Forward Thinking

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 […]

August 19, 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 […]

August 19, 2021
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 […]

August 19, 2021