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Only 3 weeks left to apply for the 2017 #StartupCanAwards!
Nominations are open for the fourth annual Startup Canada Awards, the hallmark event celebrating outstanding achievement in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community. Visit to apply or nominate someone before June 16.

Industry executives joined at the Innovation Forum
On May 18, influential executives, high-growth entrepreneurs, and government decision makers met to share and spread ideas on the role of industry in building an innovative and entrepreneurial country. Attendees heard high-impact TED-style talks, exclusive insights, and networked with Canada’s top innovation leaders. See photos from the event here.

New study examines digital gender divide amongst SBOs

This spring, Startup Canada explored challenges and opportunities to address the digital gender divide amongst small business owners (SBOs) in Canada. For findings and insights, download the report here.

On May 15, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Navdeep Bains joined the Startup Canada Advancing Digital Adoption Amongst Women Small Business Owners Announcement for a TED-style talk and a discussion with a panel of leading women business owners and industry executives. Watch the discussion here.

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Drumroll, please…
The winner of the #RewireUContest is Savour Toronto! They’ve won the grand prize of a 2.5 day intensive training session with Second City Training Centre in Toronto. To get involved with the Second City, click here.


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