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    inkbox co-founder shares tips for startup PR — on a startup budget

    Getting press coverage — good or bad — is hard. And for startup founders, tasked with everything from day-to-day operations to sales, PR is another challenge on top of challenges. This isn’t news to Tyler Handley. Tyler is the co-founder of inkbox, the Fashion Zone startup behind the two-week temporary tattoos currently blowing up the internet. […]


    Abdullah Snobar “puts startups at the centre of everything” as DMZ executive director

    Before he stepped inside for the first time, the DMZ was a bit of an enigma to Abdullah Snobar. Even as a graduate of Ryerson University, working at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Abdullah didn’t know much about the DMZ beyond its existence atop Yonge-Dundas Square. “There was a big unknown. I knew there […]


    How SkyPrep is “paying it forward” with a scholarship for young entrepreneurs

    Starting a company is not easy and it’s not cheap. It takes time, money, late nights, fast food, sacrifice and guts. The founders behind SkyPrep, a cloud-based training platform for businesses, know this well. The DMZ alumni startup — founded by brothers Arash, Sep and Babak Barkhodaei — grew SkyPrep from nothing into a company […]

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    Think Dirty wants you to know what your makeup is really made of

    Next time you’re wandering the aisles of a drug store, pick up a package of lipstick, blush or face wash. Read the ingredients. How many do you know? For Lily Tse, the mysterious, hard-to-pronounce ingredients in makeup and personal care products was troubling. “I was always curious — how come I never actually understood anything […]Next

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