5 Books Every Data-Driven Entrepreneur Should Read

They say one of the best ways to learn is by doing. so surely another great way is by reading. Here at Hockeystick, we're avid readers and have [...]
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5 Books Every Data-Driven Entrepreneur Should Read

They say one of the best ways to learn is by doing. so surely another great way is by reading. Here at Hockeystick, we're avid readers and have accumulated a fantastic collection of books that we think every entrepreneur should read — particularly those who are data-driven and analytically inclined.
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Canadian Angel Investments Soar to Record Levels [New Research]

An interview with NACO CEO, Yuri Navarro. Toronto-based Yuri Navarro is the CEO of the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO), the only national non-profit association for Angel investors in Canada. The organization currently represents over 40 Angel groups, comprised of more than 3,000 Angels, who have provided Canadian companies with over [...]
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Feeling Insecure About Your Security? Here’s What You Can Do About It

The emergence of cyber-threats to a fund’s information security. When it comes to managing and mitigating risk, private equity fund managers are wrestling with growing threats on the information security front.
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How to Manage Portfolio Reporting as a Venture Capital Fund

An interview with Plaza Ventures Partner, Matthew Leibowitz. Venture capital investing is said to be an “apprenticeship business” — that is, you learn by doing. But your learning curve can be shorter, and your results better, if you learn from pros who have already mastered key parts of the business.
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CABI Members Eligible for Free Hockeystick Accounts

Free accounts provided through Hockeystick’s partnership with the Lazardis Institute. We are happy to announce that members of the Canadian Acceleration and Business Incubation Association (CABI) are eligible for free Hockeystick accounts. These accounts are being offered through our recently announced partnership with the Lazaridis Institute for [...]
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Deloitte's Technology Fast 50™ Awards Program Joins Hockeystick

First program to join Hockeystick through Lazaridis Institute Partnership. We're pleased to announce that Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ awards program has joined our national data network through our recently announced partnership with the Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier University.
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Introducing the Private Market Data Network

This post was written by Raymond Luk, Founder and CEO of Hockeystick. Anyone can open a day trading account with their bank or buy a Bloomberg terminal and access a universe of data and tools. You can research companies, execute trades and track your portfolio with a few mouse clicks.
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Automated Portfolio Reporting is Good for Business

Is your portfolio company data collection and reporting painfully inefficient and resource-intensive? With today’s technology, it doesn’t need to be. As limited partners seek higher standards of transparency and increasingly complex and granular information on portfolio companies from their general partners, the days of hand-collecting and copying [...]
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Spotlighting Canada's Private Capital Ecosystem [New Research]

An interview with CVCA CEO and Hockeystick Advisor, Mike Woollatt. Toronto-based Mike Woollatt is the CEO of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA). As the voice of Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry, the CVCA is focused on broadening industry awareness through market research and networking [...]
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Grinding it Out

This article was originally posted on Raymond Luk's Medium blog. The contrarian in me loves stories about founders who fit a different mold and take the road less travelled to startup success. That’s why I enjoyed reading “Grinding it Out” by Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald’s. Grinding it Out is not a romanticized view of entrepreneurship, rather [...]
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