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Finding Funding & Mentors with Ria Lupton – May 17 2018

As the Director of SheWorx, a Toronto-based mentorship hub for women entrepreneurs, Ria Lupton is closing the funding gap by democratizing access to top mentors and investors. She’s also driving the global movement for gender parity in entrepreneurship. “Educate yourself around whatever you are supporting,...

A Voice for Independent Businesses with Dan Kelly – May 3 2018

With over 109,000 members, Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is the largest organization in Canada devoted exclusively to the interests of independent small business owners. “The foundation of the organization has been on the advocacy side, it’s what got us started and motivates us...

Capital Advice for Women Entrepreneurs with Laura Didyk

Laura is Vice President of Alberta South at the Business Development Bank of Canada – Canada’s only financial institution devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. “Understand your strengths and weaknesses and surround yourself with people to fill those gaps, like a good accountant or financial advisor to...

Radically Generous Women with Vicki Saunders – April 5, 2018

Vicki Saunders is an entrepreneur, an award-winning mentor and an advisor to the next generation of change makers. A sought-after speaker, Vicki has graced the stages of TEDx Conferences, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Women of Influence Series in Canada and was selected...

Recruiting Women in Tech with Dr. Cindy Gordon – March 22, 2018

As an award winning tech entrepreneur and the National Spokesperson for CanWIT Women in Technology, Cindy Gordon is a national champion calling for better strategies and laws to increase the representation of women on tech company boards and in executive level offices.  “The tech sector specifically...

Blending Work & Wellness with Emily Rose Antflick – March 8, 2018

Emily Rose Antflick is on a mission to live an integrated life, where her entrepreneurial work is a journey of her soul.  “I started dreaming of what a workplace would be like where I could show up and be myself.”  Emily Rose Antflick is the Founder and...

Startup Canada opens nominations for fifth annual Startup Canada Awards

Nominations open until April 3, 2018 February 9, 2018 - Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurs, opened nominations today for the fifth annual Startup Canada Awards. The Awards are the hallmark event celebrating outstanding achievements in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community. Individuals,...

Chic Geek founder Kylie Woods announced as host of Startup Canada’s #StartupChats

February 1, 2018 | Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurs, announced today that Kylie Woods, the Founder and Executive Director of Calgary-based Chic Geek, is the new host of #StartupChats,  Canada’s top Twitter chat for entrepreneurs. #StartupChats take place on Twitter...

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...