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How ecosystems in Latin America will help Canadian startups go global

Above: John Ruffolo of OMERS Ventures during an on-stage interview with Startup Canada CEO Victoria Lennox at the LatAm Startups Conference By Jacky Habib Posted August 19, 2015 Canadian startups can benefit from going global - and recently, they’ve been particularly interested in going south. The LatAm Startups...

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Nominations now open for the 2015 Startup Canada Awards

Celebrating the best in Canadian entrepreneurship OTTAWA - July 13, 2015 - Startup Canada opened nominations today for the second annual Startup Canada Awards, which recognizes the movers and shakers of Canada’s entrepreneurship movement. “A culture in Canada that celebrates entrepreneurship, innovation, and offers end-to-end support for...

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Peterborough joins the Startup Canada Communities network

PETERBOROUGH, ON June 9, 2015 – The national spotlight is on Peterborough today as local entrepreneurs, enterprise-support organizations, and government celebrate the city’s designation as an official Startup Canada Community. The Startup Canada Communities Program is the flagship program of Startup Canada, a national movement...

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Startup Canada Ecosystem Investment Fund Recipients Announced

Five Startup Canada Communities have been awarded with the first-ever round of investment from the Startup Canada Ecosystem Investment Fund. The Fund launched in Spring 2015 and invests in high-impact, entrepreneur-driven initiatives that connect and strengthen local startup communities across Canada. Funding was awarded to Startup...

Top startup founder to represent Canada among entrepreneurs & investors in Tel Aviv
Start Tel Aviv, a global opportunity

Israel’s Start Tel Aviv offers global opportunity for Canadian tech startups Israel’s Start Tel Aviv offers global opportunity for Canadian tech startups OTTAWA, MAY 21, 2015 – The Embassy of Israel and Startup Canada are searching for Canada’s top ICT startup to represent Canada in Tel Aviv...

Startup Toronto will create a citywide network that makes it easier for entrepreneurs to access resources & support to accelerate business growth
TELUS partners with Startup Canada to establish Toronto as national startup hub

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, APRIL 28, 2015 – Startup Canada and TELUS are joining forces to strengthen Toronto’s startup community and make Toronto a Canadian city of choice for entrepreneurs to start and scale their businesses. Today the organizations launched Startup Toronto – an entrepreneur-led community that will help new businesses...

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UPS partners with Startup Canada to position entrepreneurs for growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA ON, MARCH 9, 2015 - Startup Canada, a national entrepreneur-led movement, and UPS Canada, a leading logistics partner for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses, announced a strategic partnership today to support Canada’s growing entrepreneurial community. Entrepreneurs will now have access to knowledge and...

Latin American startups to join Canadian counterparts in Toronto
Startup Canada backs LatAm Startups Conference to cultivate collaboration between regions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, MARCH 3, 2015 – Today, Startup Canada announced its official support for the LatAm Startups Conference, the premier event connecting entrepreneurs, investors, and public policy officials from Latin America and Canada. The conference aims to boost innovative, sustainable startup ecosystems in the respective regions. “There are ample...

Left: Rob King, director, small business division, with Matthew Kanas,  Intuit Canada PHOTO: MichAnne Studio
Intuit Supporting the Development of 20 New Startup Canada Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 – Intuit today expanded its partnership with Startup Canada by supporting the launch and development of 20 grassroots startup communities across Canada. Through Intuit funding, Startup Canada and Intuit will work together with community leaders to ensure they possess...

Community Leaders from across Canada at Startup Canada Day on the Hill Event, Ottawa PHOTO: MichAnne Studio
Charlottetown, Halifax, and Toronto selected to join Startup Canada Communities network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, November 26, 2014 – Startup Canada announced today three new cities will join its national infrastructure of Startup Canada Communities in 2015 to accelerate entrepreneurial growth in their areas. Charlottetown, Halifax, and Toronto will join 15 existing Startup Canada Communities in the national...