Startup Canada Announces Winners of Startup Impact Pitch Competitions

Ottawa, ON - November 30, 2020 | Last week, the winners of the Startup Impact: SDG Pitch Competitions were announced. The two day program, composed of four pitch competitions, highlighted some of the incredible Canadian entrepreneurs prioritizing positive social impact in their businesses.        The Sustainable Development Goals...

4 Proven Ways for Entrepreneurs to Build Relationships with Journalists

Feature Blog by Jennifer Poole, Head of Growth and New Business Development, Publicize It’s pretty simple: stronger relationships with journalists mean greater chances of winning earned media.  For a Canadian startup like yours, having strong bonds with a prominent industry journalist makes life much easier when you’re...

Startup Impact: SDG Pitch Competitions Finalists Announced!

Startup Impact: SDG Pitch Competitions launched applications on October 28th, 2020 and received hundreds of applications from businesses across Canada that are making a real impact on our world. The two pitch competitions being held on November 24th and November 26th aim to highlight and...

Inniskillin Changemaker: Aja Horsley

  “It's obvious why we need to take care of our communities and the environment - because none of us will be around if we don't work together to create a more sustainable lineup of companies across Canada.” In partnership with Inniskillin, Canada’s first estate winery, Startup...

Inniskillin Changemaker: Lindsay Lorusso

  “In whatever you do, do it through a sustainable lens.” In partnership with Inniskillin, Canada’s first estate winery, Startup Canada is celebrating and spotlighting leading entrepreneurial changemakers and disruptors across Canada. Startup Canada was pleased to sit down with Lindsay Lorusso, CEO of NUDNIK to learn...

The Changemaker’s Initiative: Startup Canada Announces Partnership with Inniskillin

Ottawa, ON - November 13, 2020 | Startup Canada and Inniskillin, Canada’s first estate winery, officially announced their partnership created to champion Canadian entrepreneurs who are disrupting their industries in thoughtful, creative ways while navigating a post-pandemic economy. The Changemaker’s Initiative will showcase and amplify...

Applications now open for Startup Impact: SDG Pitch Competitions

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. Everyone is...

CXC 2020: The Road to the Grand Finale

Ottawa, ON - October 15, 2020 | Last month, the winners of the regional Canadian Export Challenge Pitch Competitions were announced. Throughout the week, it was inspiring to see Canadian entrepreneurs share their innovative products and solutions with the startup community and develop the skills...

Resilience & Innovation: Women Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

Ottawa, ON - September 3, 2020 | If you were to ask Canada’s small business owners one year ago today what they thought their largest challenge would be in 2020, likely none could have predicted a global pandemic and the massive disruption it has brought...

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