In 2018, CB Insights, a renowned business analytics consultancy, revealed that 42 percent of startups fail because the market deems the product to be undesirable. Two years later amidst the height of the coronavirus, the US Census Bureau observed that applications for new businesses hit a 13-year high.

The success…

For financial services, innovations in financial technology (Fintech) are providing users more options outside the legacy institutions. Put simply, Fintech is combining financial services with technology to create new products and solutions that provide users with better user interfaces, cost and time-savings in relation to existing products and solutions.

Fairly AI

Founded: April, 2020. HQ: Waterloo

Overview: For organizations that have prioritized AI projects to create business value, Fairly is an API-driven toolkit that runs independent enterprise scale, governance, risk, and compliance protocols.


David Van Bruwaene, CEO

Fion Lee-Madan, COO

  • Both founders are technical founders who have also run successful…

With ever declining software production costs and the ongoing digitization of all economic sectors, previous advantages of scale for legacy institutions and businesses have eroded. For legacy service providers in financial services, such as banking and insurance, consumers face more options than ever before in history. …

As free-to-play business models have become the standard in gaming, the $175B gaming industry has gradually shifted its main revenue sources from sales of premium games (80% of all revenue in 2010) to sales of in-game goods (now encompassing 75% of all revenue in 2020).

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Very few people can boast that they were hostage negotiators working to free people away from terrorists and criminals and Chris Voss is among those few men and women.

The following are my notes from my reading of Chriss Voss’ book, “Never Skip The Difference”. My intention in this article…

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Questions related to budget, authority, need, and timeline (BANT) in discovery calls are undisputedly essential information that every sales rep needs to accumulate. Any SDR needs to pass this information to an Account Executive if the account has any hope of being closed.

Unfortunately, BANT often causes salespeople to stick…

Omar Nasser

Research-oriented BD, sales, and GTM guy with interest in early-stage startup & venture.

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