Growth and scale for startups at the first Communitech HubSpot workshop

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According to HubSpot, starting a business is easier than ever, while scaling one is harder than ever.

This is strong advice from the drivers behind the inbound movement for the 2,299 startups in the Waterloo Region. HubSpot ran its first workshop at one of the regions foremost incubators, Communitech.
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10 top posts from the last year

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These top posts and content resonated with you the most. They were not necessarily what we expected. The underlying topic insights will guide our future content curation.

We had lots of view and engagement analytics from among the 77 posts on the Opencity Inc. blog plus another 73 on other platforms and sites, through 2016.

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Medtech budget season part 1

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The summer is an important time for many Medtech businesses; both at a country level and internationally as they submit budgets for the next fiscal year.

This is the first of four posts, with our guide on budgeting in Medtech. We have tried to overlay this on the inbound methodology.

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2016 resolution half-time scorecard

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My New Year post reflected both on the hot topics we had witnessed in 2015 and where we would invest time in 2016. So what does our half-time scorecard look like?

Here we re-examine those hot topics from 2015 to see how they have continued to evolve, while adding one more for 2016. Continue reading 2016 resolution half-time scorecard

Download How to scale inbound in Medtech

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Medtech businesses have recognised the need to establish a strong online presence and authority. Evolving an international corporation to scale the inbound methodology is a sizeable cultural shift in ways of working.

This guide has been specifically written for Medtech. It will help marketers communicate the essential inbound methodology to their management colleagues and scale across the full breadth of the international businesses.
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Inbound on a shoestring budget

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I am a passionate advocate for the inbound methodology in marketing and the brilliance of HubSpot. That said, we also wanted to really challenge what is possible on a shoestring budget. These are our tips.

Cash flow is tight for most new businesses and non-profits. In starting our own business we set out to explore how close to inbound best practice you can get on a shoestring budget. We like a challenge!

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