Going Global is Key for Successful Canadian Entrepreneurs
October 2019 · 2 Min read
While Canada is a good market for new businesses, it’s limited, and SMEs that export their goods and services to foreign markets can outperform their peers — data has shown that their revenues are higher, they grow faster and they reinvest more than SMEs who focus solely on the domestic market. Currently, however, many Canadian SMEs are missing that key opportunity, partly due to a lack of guidance and support from the Canadian small-business ecosystem.
In the race for talent, Canadian business must go global — or be left behind
March 2020 · 5 Min read
In today’s global marketplace, talent defines success. Connecting with the right talent at the right time plays a critical role in determining a company’s future — or if it’ll have a future at all. Our changing world and the growing demand for sophisticated skill sets means businesses in Canada have to expand its outreach and recruitment efforts to find the best talent.
Former Chief Business Development and Partnerships Officer at Mitacs
Eric Bosco is an entrepreneur, business leader, and former Chief Business Development and Partnerships Officer at Mitacs.
Prior to joining Mitacs in 2007, Eric served as the Founder and President of XYZ Imaging, a company he led from a small start-up to a world leader and innovator in the use of holography in the 3-D imaging industry with capital investments totaling $25M. His research led to the practical realization of direct-write digital holography. Eric was also the director of a not-for-profit holography laboratory teaching holography to CEGEP students in Quebec and conducting scientific outreach and research. He also worked on the science team of the Tokamac de Varennes, Canada’s experimental nuclear fusion reactor, where he participated in the development of a sub-millimeter interferometer.
As a pioneer in his field, Eric’s understanding of the importance of academic research to the growth of commercial enterprises led him to join Mitacs, where he worked closely with governments, academia, and industry to promote innovation.
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