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iPolitics Helping to Give Entrepreneurs a Voice in Ottawa

Located in the heart of Ottawa's Byward Market, one block away from Parliament Hill, a disruptive startup company is taking Ottawa politics by storm. iPolitics and Startup Canada are teaming up again this year to give entrepreneurs a voice in Ottawa through Startup Canada Day...

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CANARIE to Join Startup Canada Day on the Hill

CANARIE is proud to support the exciting, grassroots mobilization of entrepreneurs from across the country, who are collaborating for the collective success of Canadian startups. Announced today, CANARIE will be a platinum level sponsor at Startup Canada’s Day on the Hill. The Startup Canada Day on...

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Kelsey Wolff wants to strengthen startup tools to increase jobs in Nanaimo

Startup Nanaimo, one of the newest additions to the Startup Canada Communities program, will be featured on November 26th, at the 2014 Startup Canada Day on the Hill, with the support of CANARIE. During Day on the Hill, Startup Nanaimo’s leader, Kelsey Wolff will represent Nanaimo’s entrepreneurs in the...

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The Evolution of a Startup Community

As we gear up for the first ever Edmonton Startup Week and the fifth edition of Launch Party this week, I put together this graphic reflecting on how our startup/tech community has grown in the last five years....

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Iain Klugman and Dan Gunn Join Startup Canada to Ignite Startup Communities

Startup Canada announced today that it will add two Canadian entrepreneurship leaders as Advisors to its Startup Communities program: Dan Gunn, CEO of VIATeC in Victoria and Iain Klugman, CEO of Communitech in Waterloo Region. Startup Canada Communities is a national program that brings together Canada's entrepreneur community builders...

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Startup Communities Applications Now Open

Startup Canada opened applications for its newly-launched Startup Canada Communities program and is now on the lookout for entrepreneurs to take the lead in putting their community on the map....

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Synching Government with Startups

By Melloney Campbell, Startup Canada Communications  What do you get when you put together a startup savvy Federal Minister, a grassroots entrepreneur non-profit, and a room full of tech and data entrepreneurs? Innovation, impact and a better environment for startups. On September 8, 2014, grassroots entrepreneur non-profit Startup...