For aficianados of campaign posters and lovers of journalistic jousting, enjoy it while you still can.
Pat Higgins, founder of C&P Apothecaries, was shocked when his bank tried to force him to give up 20 per cent of his business.
They're off! The runners and riders in the General Election of 2010 have answered the starting pistol and are out of the gates.
In the UK, I advise startups to stay well away from government and public agencies. In Canada, I encourage entrepreneurs to get involved with government agencies as soon as possible. Why the difference?