05 Jun 2015

HelpHub wins at DigiBC’s NEXTBC 2

Sora investee company HelpHub Services Inc. was a recipient of two awards at the recent NEXTBC 2 Awards presented by DigiBC. Miguel and his team won the Audience Choice award in addition to being named to the Top 25. According to DigiBC, “the second annual NEXTBC Showcase of Innovation &

25 Feb 2015

6 Leaders Share the Secrets to SaaS Startup Success - Entrepreneur.com

Aaron Orendorff Entrepreneur.com - Contributor Freelance Copywriter and Content Strategist February 20, 2015   In the introduction to their modern classic The Startup Owner’s Manual, serial entrepreneurs Steven Blank and Bob Dorf describe what they call “the path to success”: What makes some startups successful while others sell off the furniture often

02 Dec 2014

Understanding SaaS: Why the Pundits Have It Wrong

Tune into any cable network stock market channel and the airwaves resonate with one consistent theme: SaaS companies are simply too expensive. In fact, we might even be in a bubble! The argument goes as follows — high revenue growth coupled with lack of profits means these businesses are fundamentally

01 Dec 2014

5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs

When you’re thinking about starting a business, think first which industries have sustainable momentum. No venture is a sure thing, but if you start your business in an industry with a strong positive trend behind it, you’re starting on an easier road. Instead of fighting your competitors tooth-and-nail for a limited

23 Oct 2014

“Vancouver entrepreneur stirs up trouble backstage on Dragons’ Den ” - Globe and Mail, October 23, 2014

RosterBot appeared on October 22nd, on this season’s Dragons’ Den, the hugely popular show which airs on CBC (watch it here if you missed it). The team of Ian Bell and Bret Hedican, co-founders of RosterBot, hit it out of the park getting commitments from 4 of the 5 “Dragons”. It

22 Oct 2014

“Former Vancouver Canuck touts sports team app on Dragon’s Den” - Vancouver Sun, October 22, 2014

CBC’s Dragon’s Den on Wednesday will feature former Canuck Bret Hedican pitching a Vancouver company he has partnered with in producing an app that helps sports teams and other groups organize their rosters, schedules and events. Click here for the full article.

21 Oct 2014

Sora investee company RosterBot announced @CIXCommunity Canada’s Top 20

Sora investee company RosterBot was announced today as one of @CIXCommunity Canada’s Top 20 Most Innovative Companies. For details, click on this link.

20 Oct 2014

Sora Capital investee company RosterBot to appear on CBC Dragons’ Den

On Wednesday, October 22nd at 8:00 pm local time (8:30 in Newfoundland), Sora investee company RosterBot will appear on the hit CBC Television show, Dragons’ Den. Click here to go to the RosterBot website.