Posts By: Kelly Bird

Zeifmans’ Technology & StartUps team examines mobile workforces

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In 1994, 32,000 AT&T employees began working from home and kicked off one of the first and largest telecommuting experiments. Fast forward 25 years later, mobile workforces have become widely accepted by employers, specifically by startups, due to emerging available technologies that have made working remotely more accessible, feasible and beneficial for staff. In fact, ….

3 innovative real estate opportunities to watch in 2020

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30 years ago, a telephone was expected to perform a singular function. It had only one job: It placed calls that allowed two parties to speak directly to each other. Fast forward to today and compare how vastly different our modern expectations are. In addition to the ability to place calls, we now expect our ….

Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 – PropTech Edition

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Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 is back for its PropTech edition, featuring Zeifmans’ client Chris Kamarianakis, CEO of Protect Your Boundaries. PropTech explained: PropTech (Property Technology) is the term used to describe the wave of technology innovations that are currently disrupting the real estate industry. The development of PropTech is driving a global mentality change regarding data ….

The future of Canadian cannabis

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If you feel like your understanding of the Canadian cannabis market changes with the wind, you’re not alone. One year after cannabis was legalized in Canada, the regulations have changed a number of times. Particularly in Ontario, the retail strategy seems to be a moving target for producers, who are now facing an issue of ….

Foundational elements of a successful business acquisition

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In business, there are many ways to grow. At Zeifmans, we’ve spent nearly 60 years assisting our clients in gaining market share and strengthening their business portfolios. We have decades of experience guiding small to mid-sized businesses as they implement our innovative strategies for growth- including countless business acquisition scenarios that have led to notable ….

For Tech startups, salary isn’t the only way to attract talent

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For Tech entrepreneurs, attracting the right talent early on can pose a challenge. Building out a stellar team of engaged individuals is undeniably critical to gaining market share and growing an organization over the long term. But with research and development investment being a huge priority in the early stages, most Tech startups don’t have ….

4 ways to build your real estate portfolio without buying property

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When most people think about developing their real estate portfolio, they picture purchasing real property (such as a house or a commercial property). While those options are among the most common real estate purchases, owning a physical property is not the only way to enter into real estate market. Owning a property can be a ….

The economics of esports: 5 predictions for the industry

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For those of us old enough to remember “Arcade Culture”, the phenomenon of esports might conjure the image of teenagers flocking around a talented Pac-Man player at the local shopping mall. But contrary to its early roots, the esports industry has recently exploded into a multi-billion-dollar economy legitimized by hundreds of millions of fans worldwide. ….