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Weekend Reading – January 17, 2009

Nuclear WinterIn the News:
Rypple in the Economist.

Idee in Entertainment Weekly.

And LoyaltyMatch on Fox. founder Ali Asaria interviewed for Allentrepreneur.

Warming your heart this Nuclear Winter:
FreshBooks’ CEO on Distribution 2.0 Winners & Losers.

Wellington Financial topped up their Fund III with $25M for a total $150M.
And, Wellington’s Mark McQueen continues to hilariously rail on the fund run by Kevin O’Leary of Dragon’s Den.

First Round Capital held Office Hours in Vancouver this week. Any reports?

Mark MacLeod says Just do it!

b5media’s CEO Jeremy Wright took a IZEA (PayPerPost) Coke Zero offer. More paid posts to appear on b5 blogs?

Why your web startup will fail! vs Why your startup will succeed!

Netshelter raised $11M from Rho, GrowthWorks, and JLA.

8 companies were funded by the Investment Accelerator Fund including: C2C Link, Echologics, IPeak Networks, Kneebone, Regen Energy, Skymeter, Nulogy, and Sysmos. What a great way to start 2009!

Check out the StartupNorth Calendar for upcoming events in your city. Montreal ical feed is acting up, but we are working on it!