When I wrote recentlythat government grants to “fake startups” won’t build Silicon Valley North, I never imagined that the first multi million dollar example of this would surface so soon.In May, a grant soaked accelerator in Vancouver called Wavefront Innovation Society went bust, leaving debts of $2.1 million.There were 266 creditors, but among the biggest were Accelerate Okanagan Tech Association (owed $138,021), British Columbia Innovation Council ($156,284), Ontario’s Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research ($618,835), Info and Tech Association of Manitoba, and the Victoria Advanced Technology Council ($180,417). Small startups in their accelerator were also stiffed.Grants to ‘fake startups’ won’t build Silicon Valley North. Innovation modelWavefront invested mostly public money and despite huge amounts going through its books ended up bust.
A true journeyman, Mensah Bonsu went undrafted out of GW but played professionally for five NBA teams, made stops with G League teams and spent seven years overseas. The Wizards gave Mensah Bonsu a training camp invitation in 2013, but the team already had 15 players under contract and had to cut him before the start of the season. Two years later, Mensah Bonsu’s playing career effectively came to an end when he was issued a two year ban in Greece for failing a drug test.
Professional programs are inherently more expensive to run than non professional programs. They require more space, more personnel, a lower student to teacher ratio, access to a higher level of technology than most disciplines, and incur significant costs associated with achieving and maintaining accreditation from the appropriate specialized, national agencies. As a result, the College of Architecture, Design and Construction charges a professional fee to partially defray the difference between state funding and tuition, and the actual costs of our professional programs.
The suggested route is marked by red and yellow dots painted on the rocks. These dots function as cairns (rock pile trail markers) since the slope is too steep to assemble actual cairns. At times it may not be apparent where the next dot is so survey your surroundings before moving on.
Get Celtic updates directly to your inboxSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Brendan Rodgers ‘ apparent unease with the club’s transfer policy, Dedryck Boyata downing tools and a disappointing result against AEK Athens that must now be corrected in the Greek capital.If Celtic crash out of Champions League qualfiying in the Olympic Stadium on Tuesday it changes the tone for their entire season.The biggest talking point from Celtic’s training session was the absence of Odsonne Edouard . The striker sat in the dug out while his team mates worked under the floodlights, although there was no indication from Rodgers that there was any issue with his fitness.Was he simply being rested? Regardless, Edouard was a notable absentee as the Hoops finalised their preparations. The 20 year old has started the season strongly and has made a sizeable contribution in pushing Celtic into the current third qualifying round.