The StartCanada Blog provides insights about some of the work that we’re doing; including web design / development, design thinking, social media marketing, small business information, trends, tips, ideas and inspiration for start-ups, professionals, non-profits and small businesses.
The Top 10 Overall
Most Lucrative Markets
Most Affordable Cities
Most Business Friendly Cities
Source/s: Canadian Business Magazine, November 2015
Photo: © Angelo Narciso, Royal Canadian Mint, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Source/s: Alberta Venture Magazine, November 2015
As with the Nike campaign above and the following words of Petra Moser, assistant professor of economics at Stanford and its Europe Center, is risk, or that fearless culture, the key ingredient that drives US tech giants?
Mosler compares Europe and the US:
Source: A Fearless Culture Fuels U.S. Tech Giants, New York Times
Source: Canadian Business, March 2015
Pierre Cleroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist of the Business Development Bank of Canada spoke to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce about What to Expect in 2015: An Economic Outlook for Small and Medium Businesses.
"So if you are an owner of a small business, you might think exporting is a good idea but mostly for large and mid-size firms. I want to give you a different perspective about this because more and more small businesses are able to export with new technology. Digital technology is changing the game for small business. You can access billions of consumers online with very low costs... something not possible 10 years ago."
Mr. Cleroux continues to explain the how websites enable small businesses to export their products to the world. His three examples were outfits in:
HIs presentation starts at 21:30 of the Calgary Chamber video.
Source: Calgary Chamber of Commerce
Photo: © Angelo Narciso, Delta Hotel, Calgary, AB
Five Internet marketing musts according to Ilya Pozin, Founder of Pluto.TV
Source: Matt Lundy, Canadian Business
Photo: © Angelo Narciso, Wieners, Waterton, AB
1. What is the definition of a small business in Canada?
2. How many small businesses are there in Canada?
3. How many Canadians work for small businesses?
4. How many Canadians are self-employed?
5. Success vs. failure
6. How active are small business owners online?
7. What do small businesses contribute to Canada’s total exports?
Source: CBC News
Photo: © Angelo Narciso, Calgary Chamber, Calgary, AB
StartCanada is a Canadian company that designs, develops and manages elegant and effective websites for start-ups, professionals, non-profits and small businesses. StartCanada also provides social media marketing services for its clients.
Angelo Narciso leads StartCanada and is involved with business development, the design thinking process of web design / development, website management and social media marketing.