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Canada’s diverse work force gave my startup an unfair edge

A concrete example of Canada’s advantage in having a diverse workforce by Allen Lau, CEO of Wattpad:

In today’s Internet economy, software is king. The next technology behemoths will innovate with software and operating systems instead of new devices and machines.

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Wattpad vs. Write On

What is Wattpad? Yes, I know that 99% of the InstaScribe readers are highly intelligent, highly educated and paragons of virtue, but let’s be nice to the other one %, OK? 1,740 more words

E-book

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Writers and readers go mobile and social at Wattpad

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Content Writers

Urgently looking for content writers! Ideally we are looking for a writers who can write engaging and exciting brief content related to news, entertainment, sports, fashion, health and commerce etc. 15 more words

How Toronto's Wattpad is handling the challenges that come with fast growth

Allen Lau doesn’t hide his ambition. He wants Wattpad to be to Internet publishing what YouTube is to video – a global giant with a billion users. 780 more words

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Are Canada's VCs missing the mark?

Arlene Dickinson estimates she’s personally seen 5,000 entrepreneurs rejected in their pursuit of investor cash in recent years.

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Start your company with a purpose

With the rise of e-readers like the Kobo and the Kindle, carrying a library in your purse or backpack has never been easier. When entrepreneur Allen Lau was developing mobile games at Tira Wireless, this wasn’t really the case. 676 more words

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