• 6 VCs share their bets on the future of work

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    As tech companies like Twitter and Facebook gear up for longer-term remote work solutions, the future of work is becoming one of the more exciting opportunities in venture capital, Charles River Ventures general partner Saar Gur told TechCrunch.
    And as loneliness mounts with shelter-in-place orders implemented in various forms across the world, investors are looking for products and services that foster true connection among a distributed workforce, as well as a distributed society.
    But the future of work doesn't just entail spinning up home offices. It also involves gig workers...
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  • Remote work could accelerate the tech industry's migration to Canada, where affordable costs of living and more open immigration policies are helping create tech hubs to rival Silicon Valley

    Remote work could accelerate the tech industry's migration to Canada, where affordable costs of living and more open immigration policies are helping create tech hubs to rival Silicon Valley

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook and Twitter's new remote-work policies have prompted SF Bay Area workers to begin considering leaving their homes .
    Some may choose to cross the border to Canada, home to some fast-growing tech-hubs thanks to easy immigration policies, and affordable costs of living.
    A survey by Envoy Global, a firm that helps companies sponsor and manage work visas, showed that 66% of the employers it surveyed had either established an office in Canada or were in the process of doing so.
    And Toronto's tech scene is so hot that a report issued by commercial real estate company CBRE , ranked...
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