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Now displaying: December, 2023
Dec 29, 2023

"We have industrialized grift in a way that is kind of unprecedented in human history."

Canadian YouTuber Dan Olson (Folding Ideas) explains his battle against internet grifts, how his career changed after a viral video on NFTs, and why the metaverse was destined to be a dead mall.

Sponsored by Goodlawyer. Originally aired May 5, 2023.

Dec 23, 2023

“I had to remind myself that SVB happened this year. Because it seems like it happened a bazillion years ago.”

Rob and Douglas close out 2023 in style with a look back at all the major events in a crazy year before making 2024 tech predictions.

Sponsored by Float, Finance on auto-pilot.

Dec 17, 2023

“The government doesn't have a great way of being able to kind of parse through and say, ‘this is bad and this is good.’ And, this is, I think, a key part of the problem.”

TMU senior research associate Stein Monteiro and former NACO CEO Yuri Navarro join to discuss the successes and failures of the Start-up Visa program in relation to its predecessor, and how improving the program might be difficult without the right data.

Sponsored by Float, Finance on auto-pilot.

Dec 10, 2023

“When I heard the news, I was stunned … Absolutely, it is going to be happening in Canada.”

CMD Capital’s Matt Roberts joins for an emergency podcast on the sudden demise of OpenView Venture Partners, what caused it, and the likelihood that Canadian tech will see similar zombie funds north of the border.

Sponsored by Float, Finance on auto-pilot.

Dec 3, 2023

"Verticalized AI applications right now are available, right now accelerating industry after industry."

Canadian tech luminaries close the year discussing AI disruption, the state of SaaS, and what marketing should be saved for the DMs in this compilation of interviews recorded live at SAAS NORTH.

Featuring Reid Robinson (Zapier), Joella Almeida (MedEssist), Solon Angel (Fresh Founders), Sarah Stockdale (Growclass), Danielle Gifford (Movement51), Patrick White (L-SPARK).

Sponsored by Float (Finance on auto-pilot) and Ada (a full customer service team, powered by AI).

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