Issue – Culture – Impact

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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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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29 Nov 2016 National Startup Canada Award winners celebrated in Toronto

November 29, 2016 | Toronto, ON | Startup Canada Startup Canada (www.startupcan.ca), the national rallying community for Canadian entrepreneurs, today named sixteen outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations as winners of the third annual National Startup Canada Awards (www.startupaward.ca). The winners were announced at a ceremony...

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21 Nov Résultats du dialogue national sur un Canada axé sur la création et l’entrepreneuriat

Ottawa (ON) | Le 21 novembre 2016 - Startup Canada, Google Canada et le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines (CRSH) ont annoncé aujourd’hui les résultats d’une série de consultations nationales qui a duré trois mois intitulée Bâtir un Canada axé sur la création et l’entrepreneuriat. Accompagnés...

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16 Nov Startup Canada and EDC open call for submissions to the Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship

[le français suit] November 16, 2016 | Startup Canada and Export Development Canada Startup Canada (StartupCan.ca) and Export Development Canada (EDC.ca) are calling for submissions to the Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship. The Fund invests in high-impact initiatives that advance the prospects of Canada’s globally-oriented,...

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19 Oct Women-owned businesses receive startup support from Startup Canada and Evolocity Financial Group

October 19, 2016 | Startup Canada and Evolocity Financial Group announced today that four women-owned enterprises will receive micro-grants to cover startup costs through the Startup Canada Women Founders Fund, powered by Evolocity Financial Group. Launched in August 2016, the Startup Canada Women Founders Fund aims...

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26 Sep Naked Entrepreneur star Sean Wise named national Fellow for Startup Communities by Startup Canada

  Fellowship strengthening the nation’s network of Startup Communities September 26, 2016 | Startup Canada Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurs, today named its' inaugural Fellow for Startup Communities. Dr. Sean Wise, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Ted Rogers School of...

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13 Sep Startup Canada, Google Canada and SSHRC Launch National Series to Build a Creative and Entrepreneurial Canada

Series begins September 13  in Fredericton, N.B. and online September 13, 2016| Startup Canada Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurs, has partnered with Google Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to collect ideas from Canada’s most creative, innovative...

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