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The Caisse's crypto fiasco
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I don't care for John Ruffolo
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The "tech ecosystem" won't be pleased with this one. Or will they?

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Move over Anthony Lacavera, Canada has a new telecom messiah
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OXIO is trying to disrupt Bell and Rogers at providing Internet service.

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Bill Ackman and Tim McElvaine back Andrew Wilkinson
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A lunch with Bill Ackman paid off for Andrew Wilkinson, a mogul in his own right.

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VC returns suck even more than I thought
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Andreessen Horowitz performance is not as high as you would think.

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John Phillips and Shopify - the biggest angel score in Canadian history
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Meet Canada's newest billionaire.

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Philip Fayer of Nuvei - Move over Mike Katchen, there's a new king of fintech - with unicorn status
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A financing last week minted Canada’s first fintech unicorn. Nuvei, a Montreal based payments processor, raised US $270 million at a US $2 B valuation. Nuvei was started by Philip Fayer in 2003, when he was 24 years old. Philip started the company while taking some time off from

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Andrew Wilkinson of Tiny Capital, the Charlie Munger of Tech
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So Bill Ackman is holding a Buffett-type lunch auction. Ackman is essentially a Buffett clone, except that he has an inclination for activism and shorting, which has sometimes proven too clever by half. The Buffett recipe is very hard to improve. Ackman claims to have learned from his mistakes and

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