The Canadian Export Challenge Launches Online Application

June 1st, 2020, Ottawa | Startup Canada announces today the opening of online applications for the 2020 Canadian Export Challenge (CXC). CXC 2020, presented in partnership with UPS, the Trade Commissioner Service and Export Development Canada, along with Mastercard and Scotiabank, and powered by Google Canada, is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Canadian Export Challenge goes digital to support Entrepreneurs amid COVID-19

May 11th, 2020, Ottawa | This September, UPS, the Trade Commissioner Service and Export Development Canada are collaberating with Startup Canada along with Mastercard and Scotiabank, to present the first nationwide, fully-digital pitch competition for Canadian exporters powered by Google Canada.  Currently, COVID-19 has put entrepreneurs across the...

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,...

Top 10 COVID-19 resources

Top 10 COVID-19 resources May 11th, 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...

Financing and Support for Canadian Entrepreneurs

Startup Canada, Export Development Canada (EDC) and Business Development Canada (BDC) are coming together to support Canadian entrepreneurs amid COVID-19. We understand the difficulties many businesses are facing at this time and we want to help by answering your most pressing questions. Listed below is...

CEBA and How It Can Help Your Business: Your Resource Guide

CEBA and How It Can Help Your Business: Your Resource Guide Want to know the who, what, where, when, why, and how of the Canadian Emergency Bank Account or CEBA? Then have a read below for all the info you need, provided by our partners at...

Top 10 COVID-19 resources

Top 10 COVID-19 resources May 4th, 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...

SDG Impact Icons: Keith McIntosh

“If you have internet access, you can bring work to wherever people are.” 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...

Top 10 COVID-19 resources

Top 10 COVID-19 resources April 27th, 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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