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I Am A Woman #WhyNotMe Panel Discussion Event

I Am A Woman #WhyNotMe Panel Discussion Event

On November 19, 2017, startGBC hosted the I Am A Woman #WhyNotMe panel discussion to shed light on female entrepreneurship and its rise in celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship week. Our guest panelists, Cynthia Florek, founder of The Trend Office, Lesley Hampton, founder and Creative Director of her own fashion line Lesley Hampton, and Nikole Goncalves, […]

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With a $5 million Series A, Nudge Rewards Wants to Gamify Employee Performance Across North America

With a $5 million Series A, Nudge Rewards Wants to Gamify Employee Performance Across North America

Nudge Rewards, which allows retailers and hospitality companies to communicate with their frontline employees on mobile, has raised a $5 million CAD Series A to expand across North America. The round was led by was led by Generation Ventures with participation from BDC Capital, Brightspark Ventures, StandUp Ventures, and new and returning angels. The company […]

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The Summer Company Program Gives Students the Tools and Motivation They Need to be Successful Entrepreneurs

The Summer Company Program Gives Students the Tools and Motivation They Need to be Successful Entrepreneurs

SOURCE: startupheretoronto.com The Summer Company program is designed to help high school, college, and university students between 15 and 29 years of age get startup money to kick off new businesses as well as advice and mentorship from local business leaders. The program, funded by the Province of Ontario and delivered by the City of Toronto, has […]

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Volunteers required to help in product development…

Volunteers required to help in product development…

Valista Education, a startGBC supported startup, provides an innovative video education solution on Money Management and is looking for feedback for further product development. The idea is not to tell you what to do, but rather to explain the different investment concepts so well, that you understand how to approach Investing yourself. Stocks, Bonds, RRSPs and TFSAs are […]

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Women are in charge…

Women are in charge…

These five CEOs have shattered the silicon ceiling BY JEAN GRANT |  SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 AT 2:45 PM Heather Anne Ritchie, 35 Her backstory: Ritchie calls herself a “recovering publicist”—she spent eight years working as a communications consultant for tech start-ups. Her company: In 2015, she founded Repable, which monitors the public profiles of competitive online gamers. Fun fact: Her earliest introduction […]

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OPG LOOKS TO SPARK MAJOR INNOVATION WITH PITCH CONTEST

OPG LOOKS TO SPARK MAJOR INNOVATION WITH PITCH CONTEST

OPG is looking to spark some inventive ideas with a new partnership that fosters Canadian innovation. The company is teaming up with Spark Innovation Centre, a non-profit that supports entrepreneurs in Durham Region and Northumberland County, to spearhead this year’s Ignite Start-up Pitch Competition. The annual contest seeks to inspire entrepreneurs, with the ultimate goal […]

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