Author: Kathryn Forrest

05 Dec Join Our Team – We’re hiring a General Manager!

About Startup Canada Startup Canada empowers everyone to maximize their contributions to society, the economy and humanity through entrepreneurship. Through flagship events, digital programs, and policy and advocacy efforts, Startup Canada: Is the voice of entrepreneurs in Canada; creates, connects and supports vibrant startup...

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16 Oct STARTUP CANADA RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TAX FAIRNESS ANNOUNCEMENT

STARTUP CANADA RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TAX FAIRNESS ANNOUNCEMENT OCTOBER 16, 2017 - STOUFFVILLE, ON - This morning, Startup Canada CEO and Co-Founder Victoria Lennox joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Stouffville, Ontario, where he announced the Government of Canada will reduce the small business...

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19 May Startup Canada calls upon industry to invest in Canada’s entrepreneur community

Bruce Croxon, Ilse Treurnicht, Jeff Cates, and more add voices to Startup Canada Innovation Forum Toronto - May 18, 2017 - Industry executives, high-growth entrepreneurs and government representatives came together in Toronto today at the Startup Canada Innovation Forum to share and spread ideas on the role...

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19 May WOMEN SBOs SEE VALUE IN TECHNOLOGY, BUT ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE BARRIERS

New study examines digital gender divide amongst small business owners May 15, 2017 - A report released today by Startup Canada explores challenges and opportunities to address the digital gender divide amongst small business owners (SBOs) in Canada. This report reveals that while women SBOs...

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23 Mar 6 Ways the 2017 Federal “Innovation” Budget will impact Canada’s entrepreneurship community

March 23, 2017 - The Government of Canada is hedging its bets on an innovation economy. The 2017 Budget, released yesterday, includes measures and investments to redefine Canada’s workforce and hints at a stronger future for Canada’s entrepreneurs. It promises steps towards an inclusive innovation...

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21 Mar Anchor companies invest in the entrepreneurship & innovation community through 2017 Startup Canada Awards

March 21 | Startup Canada Nominations are open for the fourth annual Startup Canada Awards, the hallmark event celebrating outstanding achievement in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community. The 2017 Awards are co-presented by Mastercard and Scotiabank, with the national-level sponsor support of the Business Development Bank...

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08 Mar Award-winning serial entrepreneur Janice McDonald named Startup Canada’s 2017 Ambassador for Women Entrepreneurship

March 8, 2017 | Startup Canada Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurs, today named Janice McDonald its 2017 Ambassador for Women Entrepreneurship. McDonald is the president of The Beacon Agency and founder of This Space Works; is a TEDx speaker and...

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08 Mar Startup Canada Women Entrepreneurship Fund invests in rural business initiatives, investor platforms for women

March 8, 2017 | Startup Canada Startup Canada and Dell Canada announced today that nine grassroots entrepreneur initiatives will receive investment from the Startup Canada Women Entrepreneurship Fund, supported by Dell Canada. The announcement was made today during a Startup Canada national broadcast event in celebration...

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01 Mar Startup Canada and Mastercard partner to drive economic innovation

Startup Canada and Mastercard partner to drive economic innovation As national partner, Mastercard joins elite group of organizations supporting startup and small business success in Canada Startup Canada | Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s 2.3 million entrepreneurs, today announced...

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