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Financeit Launches in the US

Toronto's Financeit announced yesterday that it has launched in the US.

Financeit’s cloud-based application fills a gap in the existing lending market, as smaller businesses have traditionally not had access to the same low interest purchase financing options as big box stores, according to the Canadian company.

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Hack The North: Break Rules and Aim High

I knew when I applied, this event would be special. Initially appearing to be small, it exponentially grew, attracting local heavyweights like Thalmic and Velocity, as well as Y Combinator and Apple—with 1,000 hackers, 36 hours, and all the tools to make something great.

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Will Legal Providers Ever Get Comfortable with the Cloud?

For most lawyers, their day job is to spot risk. Pity that it often ends there.

If you want to know the sign of a typical lawyer, they generally identify everything that can go wrong without any attempt to measure the probabilities. They treat all risks the same, which is to say, avoid them if at all possible.

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University of Toronto gets $3 Million to Support Student Entrepreneurship

Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation, and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities announced today that the University of Toronto will receive more than $3 million in funding to increase its training and support for student entrepreneurship as part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator Program (CLA).

According to today's announcement, the University of Toronto produces more startups than any other university in Canada and is already home to a diverse ecosystem of entrepreneurship support.

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GuestDriven Enters Partnership with Design Hotels

Montreal's GuestDriven, a hospitality mobile solution provider that enables brands to personalize their customer experience, announced recently that they have signed a partnership with Design Hotels, allowing its network of 270 independent hotels to take advantage of the Canadian company’s revenue-driving mobile platform.

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