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2016 Regional Startup Canada Awards Winners Announced

September 2, 2016 | Startup Canada Over 50 of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs, innovators, companies and changemakers have been named regional winners of the third annual Startup Canada Awards. Startup Canada announced the regional winners of the 2016 awards this week, and will celebrate their accomplishments at...

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Startup Canada launches Women Founders Fund with Evolocity Financial Group

  August 2, 2016 – Today, Startup Canada and Montreal-based Evolocity Financial Group joined forces to launch the Startup Canada Women Founders Fund powered by Evolocity Financial Group. The fund provides micro-grants to women entrepreneurs and women-led companies in Canada—helping them to start and grow their...

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TOP TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR STARTUP

Risk-taking is second nature to entrepreneurs. Some take the risk of leaving a stable job to pursue their dream of starting a company while others invest their savings into an idea they’re passionate about. Some entrepreneurs are calculated risk-takers. They will try to minimize risk...

Former Mayor of Waterloo elected as Startup Canada Board Chair

Brenda Halloran joins new appointees Tony Lacavera, Founder and Chairman of Globalive Holdings, and Intuit Canada President Jeff Cates June 28, 2016 | Startup Canada Startup Canada announced today it has appointed Brenda Halloran to chair its Board of Directors. Halloran is the former mayor of Waterloo,...

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Startup Canada volunteers celebrated by Employment and Social Development Canada

June 9, 2016 - Startup Canada, the leading national grassroots organization supporting and giving a voice to entrepreneurs, was today celebrated for the ongoing contributions of its vibrant volunteer community. The organization was recognized as a recipient of Canada’s Volunteer Awards in the Social Innovator...

Startup Canada and EDC partner with local organizations to increase global growth opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs

la version française suivra May 5, 2016 | Startup Canada (StartupCan.ca) and Export Development Canada (EDC.ca) announced the recipients of the Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship today. The Fund invests in high-impact initiatives that advance the prospects of Canada’s globally oriented, entrepreneur-led companies. The recipients are:...

Startup Canada and the Coalition of the Youth Chamber of Commerce in Quebec partner to promote and advance entrepreneurship in Quebec

Un message français suivra MONTREAL, February 22, 2015 - Startup Canada (www.startupcan.ca) and the Coalition of the Youth Chamber of Commerce in Quebec (Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec), announced a strategic partnership today aiming to contribute to, promote, and advance entrepreneurship in Quebec. Monsef Derraji,...