Destination: Silicon Valley North – A McGill Journal of Law Podcast

Last year, startups in California alone raised $15 billion in funding – Canada? Less than $2 billion. In the latest McGill Law Journal podcast, they compares Canada and Silicon Valley as destinations for tech startups by examining access to talent, local tax treatment, and the reliability of the legal system in each jurisdiction.

Featuring James Smith, partner at LaBarge Weinstein LLP; Joe Frasca, general counsel at Shopify; Professor Allison Christians, Stikeman Chair in tax law at McGill’s Faculty of Law; and Gareth MacLeod, CEO at Tinker. The podcast is available for download now here: or on iTunes:

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