Archive for November, 2010

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Thoughts on venture capitalists vs. angel investors

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Our good friend Jim Estill, founder of Synnex Canada, wrote a great blog post weighing in on the differences between venture capitalists and angel investors.

Happy National Entrepreneurs’ Day to our American friends

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Entrepreneurs in the States have been celebrating their great business ideas this week, and especially today – US President Barack Obama declared today, November 19th, National Entrepreneurs’ Day. What does that mean? Well, it means that today, American entrepreneurs are upgrading their skills, mentoring others and giving back to the communities in which they do […]

How to engage customers face-to-face

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

In this day and age, it’s all too easy to conduct a large portion of your business over the internet orĀ  phone. Now, we know these are both great things, but what about face-to-face customer engagement? It’s still as important as it ever was – most new product or service ideas come from existing customers! […]

Watch Dr. Roberts on Business News Network’s The Pitch

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Pitch is Business News Network’s new show, in which growth entrepreneurs pitch their next great idea to a panel of small business experts and financiers. At the end of the show, this panel will decide which pitch gets the green light, or doesn’t. GoForth’s President and founder Dr. Leslie Roberts was on the show’s […]

Eleven great gift ideas for entrepreneurs

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The holiday season is fast approaching and you’re no doubt working on your shopping list. You’ve probably already figured out what to get for your siblings, parents, uncles, third cousins, what have you – but what about the entrepreneur in your life? At GoForth Institute, we’re big believers in making entrepreneurship easier (not to mention […]

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