Canadian women entrepreneurs getting access to IFundWomen program from Visa Canada

Women entrepreneurs have a history of being underfunded and that remains to be a core issue, says Sarah Steele, senior director of small business products at Visa Canada. This often leaves a majority

Published on: March 8th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative expected to fuel Canada’s innovation capital market by $1.5B

Gender balance within a company is a key criteria for Canada’s newly launched $400 million Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI), which is also expected to inject approximately $1.5 billion into Canada’s innovation capital

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Alex Coop

Celebrating Canada’s women entrepreneurs

Over Canada Day weekend I celebrated the success and potential of women entrepreneurs in Canada — including the positive environment we have in Canada for women to be entrepreneurs. In fact, this week

Published on: July 4th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

New survey highlights the reasons that women stay out of the tech industry

That women represent a minority of executives, business owners, and employees in the tech industry is a reality that's become so ingrained it barely needs citing - and an ongoing Stanford University-led study

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

More doors open for Canadian women startups in 2016

We have made good progress on fostering women’s entrepreneurship in Canada — in fact we are tied for the number two ranked country in the 2015 Global Women’s Entrepreneur Leader’s Scorecard.  And there

Published on: December 24th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

Writing their own cheques: how women entrepreneurs fund IT growth in their businesses

Two successful women entrepreneurs, one and the same answer to the question - how are you funding technology investment in your business? Writing our own cheques is the answer from both Marla Schwartz

Published on: September 25th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester