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WeirFoulds advises Canadian entrepreneurs and high-growth companies on all facets of corporate law. We help our clients achieve their goals, from initial structuring of their business to advising them on securing financing through a variety of sources including venture capital and private equity funds, to subsequent exits through public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions.


Richter is a strategic accounting, business advisory, and financial consulting firm. We are at the forefront of the Toronto and Montreal business communities, supporting dynamic enterprises and emerging companies in their drive to succeed. 



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Naming and Positioning

Toronto Summer 2014 Semester

How do you develop a good name for your business? How do you position the business with a name? What characteristics make a good name? How do you test different name candidates? What infrastructure do you need when you pick your name? Are there tips to finding a good domain name? What social media platforms should you look to get your name on? How do you develop a logo? Does a name really matter?

Name your business.
2014-07-28, 06:30 PM


Wendy Robertson
Managing Director, Assemble Inc.

Wendy is a Managing Director at Assemble Inc., developing innovation strategy, brands and customers for emerging technologies and coaching founders from idea stage to CEO status. Wendy is a serial entrepreneur, Founder at Rebuild (partnered with Mandrake), CEO and Co-Foun...

Dean Mc Call
CEO, Appficient

Dean McCall is an active startup mentor and venture advisor in the North American tech ecosystem. Most recently he served as CEO of Appficient, a mobile app development firm out of Texas with links to Toronto and Argentina. He is s a natural born connector, startup enthus...

Phil Jacobson
Cofounder & President, PumpUp

Phil Jacobson is the Cofounder & President of PumpUp, a global health & wellness community with over 4 million users across the world. At only 25 years old, Phil leads the business at PumpUp, and has previously held brand management roles at PepsiCo and Unilever.

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