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Startup Accelerator Institute B Breaks Business Rules

John F. Gray | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

Positioning themselves as "the purveyors of unreasonable business" Vancouver's Institute B is about as far from the typical accelerator as one can imagine. Far from espousing the traditional business school playbook, everything about this team is unreasonable. With a mandate of proving to the world that by incorporating societal benefits as an equal priority to generating profits, more abundance will be created for shareholders and stakeholders alike -- they're a team assured of flunking out of any MBA school.

Vancouver's Startup Community Accelerating Out Of Diapers

John F. Gray | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

A stimulating evening in Vancouver recently provided an excellent snapshot of a startup community that's starting to grow up. It comes as the city improved on its ranking of the world's top startup ecosystems. This week, the Startup Genome Project updated its list, placing Vancouver ninth in the world, compared to its 16th showing on the previous list.