All posts tagged “europe

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Last call at the bar

Earlier this week I attended the CityAge conference here in Toronto and participated in a panel discussion about talent.  The questions were all about how cities can attract and retain talent, and how they can best leverage the talent they already have. These are questions… Read More

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The world in 2050

The United Nations recently released its 2015 version of World Population Prospects. It looks as if they put out and revise this report every 5 years. The Economist then took some of their data and assembled it into the following charts: It’s obviously extremely difficult… Read More

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Dublin 2007

In 2007, I spent the summer working in Dublin, Ireland for a boutique real estate consulting firm called Urban Capital. (For those of you who are from Toronto and know the industry, there’s no connection between the Urban Capital in Dublin and the Urban Capital… Read More

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Lisbon is the new Berlin

Tramway à Lisbonne by yannick le goff on 500px This morning I stumbled upon a blog post by a Berlin-based venture capitalist (Ciarán O’Leary) talking about how Lisbon feels like the next Berlin. In other words, it feels like the next great European startup hub.… Read More