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Canadian Export Challenge launches to support 2,500 Canadian entrepreneurs to go global

July 19, 2018, Ottawa​ - ​This fall, ​Startup Canada​ along with ​Export Development Canada​, UPS Canada​®​, and the Canadian ​Trade Commissioner Service​ will launch the ​Canadian Export Challenge​ to showcase and support the global ambitions of 2,500 Canadian entrepreneurs. Less than 10 percent of small and...

Founder Find Your Tribe with Heather Galt – July 19

Heather Galt is at the forefront of Canada’s largest tech hub. After seeing hundreds of startups scale into sustainable companies, she knows what it takes to grow. “That opportunity to work with growth coaches across the spectrum… that’s really what turns your company from its...

Building Success in STEM with Sue Abu Hakima – July 12

Sue Abu-Hakima is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, and innovator with more than 30 international patents. These patents have been recognized by more than 40 companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft as pioneering in their industries. “The things that drove me to where I am today,...

TruShield Insurance and Startup Canada Partner to Invest in Entrepreneur Success

July 9, 2018 | Startup Canada and TruShield Insurance launched today the Entrepreneur Success Fund, to invest in solutions to promote entrepreneur success across Canada. The Fund is an initiative of Startup Canada’s Entrepreneur Success Advisory Council in partnership with TruShield Insurance, composed of entrepreneurs, ecosystem...

Pivoting your Approach to Grow with Margaret Hachey – July 5

Margaret is the Managing Director of GroYourBiz, an organization that builds peer-to-peer advisory boards for women entrepreneurs. It offers training, support, advisory services and strategic alliances for women ready and committed to taking their business to the next level.“Stop doing the fifteen dollar an hour...

Pitching, Pivots and Profits with Nicole Verkidnt – August 8 2018

Failure is part and parcel of entrepreneurship. With every failure, you grow. Yet, many of us still don’t know how to master the art of failing with grace. In this week’s #FinancePodcast, host Dr. Sean Wise talks to Nicole about dealing with failures and other...

Legal Considerations for Founders with Megan Cornell – June 28 2018

It’s important to consider your legal requirements as an entrepreneur starting a new business. Megan Cornell, Founder and CEO of Momentum Law knows accurate and affordable are two words entrepreneurs look for in a startup law firm.“What we are really good at delivering is the...

Practical Steps for Finding Funding with Mike Lee – June 21, 2018

Fudica is Canada’s most successful traditional funding identification and connection platform, which matches entrepreneurs, private investors, public funders and advisors through an award-winner crowdsourcing technology.“Funding is not something that should be a big mystery or something you should spend so much time looking for.”Mike Lee...

2018 Ontario Startup Canada Award Winners Announced in Sault Ste. Marie

2018 Ontario Startup Canada Award Winners Announced Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario - June 20th | Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canadian entrepreneurs, announced eight outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from across Ontario as winners of the Fifth Annual Startup Canada Awards....

Supporting Youth Entrepreneurs with Julia Deans – June 14 2018

What is the future of Canada’s entrepreneurs? Julia Deans, CEO of Futurpreneur is building the foundation upon which Canada’s youth will become innovators and global leaders. “We help a young person with any kind of idea turn it into a plan, into a viable business.”Julia is...

2018 Québec Startup Canada Award Winners Announced in Montréal

2018 Québec Startup Canada Award Winners Announced Montréal, QC - June 13th | Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canadian entrepreneurs, announced eight outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from across Québec as winners of the Fifth Annual Startup Canada Awards. These awards...

2018 Atlantic Startup Canada Award Winners Announced in Miramichi

2018 Atlantic Startup Canada Award Winners Announced Miramichi, NB - June 7th | Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canadian entrepreneurs, announced nine outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from across Atlantic Canada as winners of the Fifth Annual Startup Canada Awards. These...

2018 British Columbia Award Winners Celebrated in Vancouver

2018 British Columbia Award Winners Celebrated in Vancouver Vancouver, BC – May 30th | Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canadian entrepreneurs today named nine outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from British Columbia as winners of the fifth annual Startup Canada Awards. These...

2018 Startup Canada North Award Winners Celebrated in Whitehorse

2018 North Startup Canada Award Winners Celebrated in Whitehorse Whitehorse – May 27, 2018 |  Startup Canada, the national rallying community and voice for Canadian entrepreneurs today named eight outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from the North as winners of the fifth annual Startup Canada Awards....