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Sean Silcoff


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How to invest like a tech gazillionaire

In Ottawa, that means handing your money to Cameron Passmore, who has attained rock-star status at companies like Shopify thanks to his low-risk, low-cost mantra

May 25, 2016

Angus Reid and the power struggle at Canadian tech darling Vision Critical

Five years after Andrew Reid, son of renowned pollster Angus Reid, launched a market research startup in 2000, his father joined him to become the Vancouver firm’s largest investor and CEO. But in the years since, a revolt at the top of the company has led to a series of conflicts between the elder Mr. Reid and several board members, muddying the path to an IPO

May 20, 2016

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Sean Silcoff joined The Globe and Mail in January, 2012, following an 18-year-career in journalism and communications. He previously worked as a columnist and Montreal correspondent for the National Post and as a staff writer at Canadian Business Magazine, where he was project co-ordinator of the magazine's inaugural Rich 100 list. He is the winner of two National Newspaper Awards and is the co-author of Losing the Signal; the Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry, to be released in May 2015.

Sean has a bachelor of commerce from Queen's University and earned a master's degree in journalism at Carleton University.

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