Friends and Options: Vancouver's Housing-Affordability Crisis

Friends and Options: Vancouver’s Housing-Affordability Crisis

It all started with him just wanting to be with his friends. Adam O’Neill’s quest for housing affordability in Vancouver is both utterly sincere and…

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How Founders Can Tell a Great Startup Story

How Founders Can Tell a Great Startup Story

In my role at Greylock Partners, I work closely with entrepreneurs to help them shape their company’s communications strategies. No matter the sector, I have…

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The Sacrifice in Sharing

The Sacrifice in Sharing

Daniel Dubois wants to put himself out of business. That is an ambitious goal for any enterprise, least of all for a lean startup with…

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Race, Millennials, and the Problem (again) with Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Race, Millennials, and the Problem (again) with Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Last week, Forbes celebrated the accomplishments of outstanding millennials in its annual “30 Under 30” list. The list seeks to uplift and recognize the contributions…

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Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help

Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help

One of the biggest challenges companies are facing is the skills gap. While the job market still has not fully recovered, there are millions of…

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Fighting Scarcity One Seed at a Time

Fighting Scarcity One Seed at a Time

Claire Gendron, Emma Kohl, and Annah MacKay spend a lot of their meetings discussing how to fight what they call artificial scarcity; the irony is…

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Why the Circular Economy Makes Business Sense

Why the Circular Economy Makes Business Sense

We are at a fork in the road in terms of the global economy. One path points to the same linear “take, make, and waste”…

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Young Prospects? Vancouver's Wealth Gap Demands a Drastic Move

Young Prospects? Vancouver’s Wealth Gap Demands a Drastic Move

Vancouver has morphed into a machine for screwing millennials. Unless we do something drastic, we will have deprived that generation of productive 20- to 35-year-olds…

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