12th October 2010

Grow Your Business Smarts

Wired WomanJoin Wired Woman and four fantastic, experienced guest speakers for an evening of interactive roundtable discussions focusing on issues facing technology start-ups. At Growing Your Business: Tips for Entrepreneurs, topics will be focused on financing, legal issues and knowing your market. The evening will conclude with a couple of start-up success stories to finish off the night so you will leave with lots of energy and momentum to take with you into your business.

Date: Monday, November 1, 2010
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: ING Direct Café 466 Howe Street, Vancouver
Cost: $35 for members and $40 for non-members (but membership is free)

Speakers and Topics:

Bob de Witt, New Ventures BC on financing your business
Valerie Mann, Lawson Lundell LLP on legal issues for the entrepreneur
Bill Tam, CEO in Residence (Vancouver) on knowing and understanding your market
Jeanette Jackson, CEO , Light-Based Technologies an entrepreneural success story

kpmgKPMG has released its KPMG App for iPad on the App Store. This free app was developed in response to KPMG clients’ desire for faster and easier access to the KPMG’s insight and thought leadership while on-the-go.

The new KPMG App for iPad hosts hundreds of articles, publications, surveys and studies, providing instant and interactive access to a robust library of insightful business thought leadership covering a wide range of topics including Industry, Advisory, Tax and Audit. Every week, new global publications will be added to the app, so users will always find something new, current and relevant.

“At KPMG we know that, to be successful in an increasingly complex and changing business and regulatory environment, it’s more important than ever for business leaders to have access to the information that can help inform decisions or provoke thinking – and to be able to do it quickly, easily, anywhere in the world,” says Charlie Sharman, Head of Global Marketing for KPMG. “The KPMG App for iPad is like having a business guru with you at all times, providing business insight and a wealth of knowledge.”

Key features of the KPMG App for iPad include:

* Sort through our library of articles, reports, briefings, surveys, policy analyses and global publications
* Access best practices and insights from a broad range of industries
* Effortlessly download publications to your KPMG bookshelf for easy access and future reference
* Save your thoughts and comments through interactive bookmarks and annotation functions
* Interact with KPMG subject matter experts around the world

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