Canadian Mentorship Challenge to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week will be celebrated across Canada next week with more than 60 events held during the Canadian Mentorship Challenge. The mentorship challenge is a joint effort by Startup Canada, theCanadian Advanced

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

How to keep the Startup Canada ball rolling

By Christine Wong The tour is over but the journey is just getting started for Startup Canada. At least, that’s what I’m hoping. Startup Canada has accomplished a mindboggling milestone by visiting 36

Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup Canada adds tech and VC giants to new leadership team

A who's who of the Canadian startup scene has been named to a new leadership team at Startup Canada following the wrap-up of its national tour. Among the members of the organization's new

Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

Neck ties not allowed, sandals optional

By Leo Valiquette  Victoria Lennox and the team at Startup Canada were back in Ottawa recently and my brief showing at one of the events left me with plenty of food for thought. (more…)

Published on: October 2nd, 2012 Francis Moran

10 provinces, 36 cities, 1,000s of ideas: Startup Canada tour nears end

Just like the startups it aims to help, Startup Canada's national tour is taking a non-linear route to reach its final goal. The non-profit organization's cross-country tour was originally slatedto wrap uptoday with

Published on: September 21st, 2012 Christine Wong

New ventures are cultivated everywhere

By Francis Moran  Those of you who are regular readers of our posts will know that I am passionate about entrepreneurship and a huge fan and supporter of startups. So it’s not unusual

Published on: September 20th, 2012 Francis Moran

Small business comes together to support Startup Canada

Startup Canada has been on a national campaign to boost entrepreneurship across the country for months, and is highlighting some of the small businesses that have supported it along the way with just

Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Starting Point: Startup events heating up Canada from July 9 to 16

For the week of July 9th to 16th, Quebec is the hottest place to be for startup events in Canada.But it's not the only place to be, as you'll see in this week's

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

Government incentives have almost no impact on creating startups: study

Just days after Ottawa asked for input on how to spend $400 million in new venture capital funding, a new study suggests government programs have almost no influence on entrepreneurs launching startups in

Published on: June 26th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: June 11, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. DMZ expands by four startups, Startup Canada assesses New Brunswick's post-secondary scene, and PO-MOtion takes its tech to the floor

Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada tour passes through York Region

The Regional Municipality of York got to experience its own eagerly anticipated Startup Canada town hall event today in Markham, at the Markham Convergence Centre (MCC). “We are very pleased to be hosting

Published on: May 28th, 2012 Jonathon Shore

Startup news round-up: May 22, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Founder Dating fights startup loneliness, Startup Canada hits Windsor, and Uniiverse expands the social networking universe.Founder Dating The startup world

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 14, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Toronto welcomes Startup Canada, what to do when angels don't miraculously appear, and Windsor, Ont. gets ready to hunt for

Published on: May 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Lessons in entrepreneurship from the Startup Canada launch

By Alexandra Reid  “A million people walk into a bar in Silicon Valley. Nobody buys anything. The bar is declared a huge success.” Harley Finkelstein, CPO of Shopify, shared that illuminating joke during the

Published on: May 8th, 2012 Francis Moran