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The Napkin Pitch and Other Lessons from my Two Weeks in the Valley

GUEST COLUMN – Globe and Mail Report on Business:
By CATHERINE DAHL

I arrived in Palo Alto from Vancouver for a two-week startup program called Blackbox Connect. The aim of program, founded by angel investor Fadi Bishara and sponsored by Google for Entrepreneurs, is to bring global (non-U.S.) startups to Silicon Valley, infuse Valley culture into their companies and help them break into the U.S. market.

To participate in the intensive program, a company must be nominated by one of Google’s global network partners, then screened and selected by Blackbox’s international team. Of the 16 teams that were selected to participate, we were the only one from Canada. READ MORE 

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