The Merle gene is a much more common subject but still very little known by the general public. We see in the various forums of German Spitz that it is also very controversial. The Merle gene is attributed to a lot of flaws, rightly so, but sometimes also exaggerated.
Indeed, it is a colour that breeders know that must be bred with great caution. But do we really know how the Merle gene, at the origin of the colour and the typical traits, operates?
With this article, I will try to bring some elements in order to shed some lights…
I wrote this article following some misinformation circulating on the internet on Colour Dilution Alopecia (CDA), with the aim to provide some information, which I hope will help to clarify certain points.
The purpose is not to create controversies, but instead, constructive debates supported by scientific information and/or real-life experiences.
Having several Poms, of which a few with diluted coats, I am of course interested in this fascinating subject of genetics and more specifically that of CDA. I got them all genetically tested at all possible Loci for the German Spitz breed.
I have read many erroneous information, with very…
This article is the first part of a small series of articles I have written on Business Angels. It has been published by the House of Entrepreneurship/Nyuko on the above link, and translated into French as well.
Here is a copy & paste of it.
When pitching to business angels, startup founders need to pay attention to a number of different things. Let’s discuss these and hopefully help you separate myth from reality.
Many angel investors will choose to invest in sectors that are close to their interests, and they will be more willing to give those startups a chance…
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