DRIVE 2019 Speaker: Daniel Isenberg Thinks Startups Are Bad For Policy

Daniel Isenberg is an entrepreneurship ecosystem pioneer, focused on enabling locally based companies that already have a proven business model to grow rapidly. At DRIVE, Canada's new global scaleup conference, Isenberg will explore how a scaleup approach is the best way to grow the economy.
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Small But Mighty: 5 Tiny Tech Hubs Across North America

Everyone knows the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor and Silicon Valley, but beyond the bright lights of the big cities are smaller tech hubs that are helping local economies shift away from traditional sectors and embrace the new innovation economy.
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Hockeystick Partnering with the CWHL to Support Women's Professional Hockey

Hockeystick is partnering with the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) to help grow the game and promote women's professional hockey. Hockeystick will match every ticket sold for the CWHL All-Star Game 2019. That means when you buy one ticket, your second one is free. Together let's #GrowTheGame.
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Trailblazers: 4 Ways Tech Dominated Cannabis Legalization in 2018

The legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada is without a doubt the biggest news story of the year. As the year comes to a close, we're taking a look at 4 ways the tech ecosystem is staying one step ahead in the rapidly-evolving, brand new world of legalized weed.
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DRIVE 2019 Speaker: How Richard Florida Is Reimagining the Creative Class He Helped Build

Renowned urban theorist Richard Florida is best known for coining the term "creative class" in his bestselling book The Rise of the Creative Class. At DRIVE, Canada's new global scaleup conference, Florida will share his vision for how the creative class is shaping our global economy.
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What's Happening in Canadian SaaS in 4 Charts

The development of SaaS companies in Canada, and subsequent investment in these companies, has skyrocketed. As the year comes to an end, we've put together 4 charts to highlight the who's who of SAAS, the year's biggest deals and market trends to look out for in 2019.
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Code Blue: The State of HealthTech Commercialization in Canada

We teamed up with Charles Plant from U of T's Impact Centre to explore healthtech commercialization in Canada, the reasons why Canada has trouble scaling healthtech companies and how we can become a world leader in healthtech innovation.
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A New Startup Ecosystem Map for the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor [Infographic]

The Toronto-Waterloo startup ecosystem is the second largest technology cluster in North America, but the support available to companies can be difficult to navigate. That's why Hockeystick created an infographic that entrepreneurs can use to better understand what services are available to them.
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These 3 Provinces Are Driving Canadian FinTech Investment [Infographic]

Hockeystick has teamed up with Canadian venture-capital fund Luge Capital to demonstrate the momentum fintech companies across Ontario, Québec and British Columbia are experiencing based on private investment.
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Just Released: Hockeystick's Open Taxonomy, The New Data Standard

Hockeystick's open taxonomy classifies data to eliminate redundancy and promote the reuse of data in systems. This taxonomy provides better analytics and more accurate data points across several domains, making financing activities in the startup world more transparent and comparable.
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