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In Olympic National Park, a Massachusetts native embraces a sitka spruce more than 290 feet tall en route to the Hoh Rain Forest in Olympia, Wash., in August 2005.Tom Haines

Anthony Lacavera, chair of Wind Mobile, talked about going head-to-head with the established telcos.

The co-founder of Toronto's Mill Street Brewery, Steve Abrams, on selling into markets dominated by multinationals.

Loudon Owen outlined the details of how his company, i4i, was able to win a $290 million patent infringement suite against Microsoft.

These three guests, along with Globe and Mail telecom reporter Iain Marlow, a fellow journalist from, and an executive from HP took part in a live discussion entitled "David versus Goliath: Competing against the giants," which examined how small and medium-sized businesses can go up against companies of any size.

The Globe and Mail's Your Business partnered with Direct Engagement Show to host the one-hour webcast on Sept. 14. Questions were also posed by members of the studio audience.

Here's a short clip : Should government ensure a fair playing field for small biz?

Others will be posted in coming days.

Mr. Marlow, along with Your Business editor Sean Stanleigh, tweeted from the event.

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