Author: Micah Rakoff Bellman

16 Jul SDG Impact Icons: Vinod Rajasekaran

“Even if you make a significant lasting difference for a small group of people, you have a win.” In partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada, each month, Startup Canada is celebrating and putting the spotlight on a leading Canadian social innovator driving change in one...

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02 Jul SDG Impact Icons: Terri Storey

“Change is challenging, but it’s possible. It all starts from a place of wanting to make things better for others.” In partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada, each month, Startup Canada is celebrating and putting the spotlight on a leading Canadian social innovator driving change...

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25 Jun SDG Impact Icons: Jarrod Goldin

“Industrial production of traditional meat proteins, like cow and hog, has a very large carbon footprint. Insects offer a wonderful, healthy, far more sustainable alternative.” In partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada, each month, Startup Canada is celebrating and putting the spotlight on a...

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11 Jun SDG Impact Icons: Izzeldin Abuelaish

“Measure your wealth by the change you make; by the impact you have in other's lives.” In partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada, each month, Startup Canada is celebrating and putting the spotlight on a leading Canadian social innovator driving change in one of...

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28 May SDG Impact Icons: Alain Ménard

“Companies can make a difference by providing consumers with sustainable products.” In partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada, each month, Startup Canada is celebrating and putting the spotlight on a leading Canadian social innovator driving change in one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Startup...

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17 May Top 10 COVID-19 resources

Top 10 COVID-19 resources May 18th, 2020 The team at Startup Canada—like many organizations—has been working to bring together useful resources for entrepreneurs in this difficult time. Based on the sheer volume of information coming out in response to COVID-19, resources accumulate and it can become overwhelming...

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15 May Opinion: Adapting to New Realities

Opinion: Adapting to New Realities Entrepreneur Voices: Nevin Buconjic “Entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs are what startup communities are all about, and our goal is to help facilitate this support.” Nevin Buconjic is the Founder and Chair of StartUP Sault Ste. Marie, a grassroots organization that helps both new entrepreneurs and...

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14 May SDG Impact Icons: Jeffery Dungen

“Today’s entrepreneurs should focus on activities that generate value, and those who support them should work to change the game so that we celebrate impact over financial outcomes.” In partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada, each month, Startup Canada is celebrating and putting the spotlight...

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10 May Opinion: Paying it Forward During COVID-19

Opinion: Paying it Forward During COVID-19 Entrepreneur Voices: Brett Colvin “I think this is a wake-up call and I hope that there's a realization, even outside of the pandemic, that taking care of people is actually more important than profits.” Brett Colvin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Goodlawyer,...

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