Issue – Mentorship

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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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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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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02 Aug 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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09 Jun 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...

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16 Dec Startup Canada Women Entrepreneurship Fund with support from Dell Canada  invests in initiatives to open doors for women in business

New women entrepreneurship initiatives coming to Prince George, B.C., Halifax, N.S. and Toronto, O.N. in 2016 Toronto, Dec. 16, 2015 | Community organizations in Prince George, B.C. Halifax, N.S. and Toronto, O.N. have been awarded with the first-ever investment from the Startup Canada Women Entrepreneurship...

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14 Dec Support for Startup Canada Communities leads to coding education in Smithers, B.C and industry-specific events in Halifax, N.S.

Support for Startup Canada Communities leads to coding education in Smithers, B.C and industry-specific events in Halifax, N.S. Toronto, O.N. December 14, 2015 | Two Startup Canada Communities have been awarded with the second round of investment from the Startup Canada Community Investment Fund, Startup Canada...

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10 Dec VIA Rail CEO to speak with entrepreneurs at Startup Canada’s #EveryEntrepreneur Tour stop in Toronto

Toronto, O.N., December 10, 2015 | Startup Canada and VIA Rail, Canada's national rail passenger service, have partnered to help entrepreneurs across Canada find mentors, support and new opportunities to start and grow their companies during Startup Canada’s #EveryEntrepreneur Tour. The #EveryEntrepreneur Tour launched on Oct....

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