Cheryl Yeoh tried out a virtual assistant for a week, after her startup was acquired by Walmart Labs

My week with a virtual assistant

A few months ago, I decided to experiment with a virtual assistant through Zirtual, a service that connects you with a dedicated, local assistant.

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10 ways to develop a mobile roadmap

If you’re just beginning to think about implementing a wide-ranging mobile strategy for your company, here are 10 things to consider.

The Vancouver-based Picatic team

How Silicon Valley can kill your startup

The Valley wonder dust has settled, and looking back, I realize that it was actually quite distracting and limiting. In fact, I would argue now that it is the the worst place in the world to run your startup.