Women in Tech: How Determination, Her Inner Voice, and Michelle Obama Helped This Entrepreneur Succeed

Techpreneur Catherine Mahugu is changing the way goods are exchanged between producers in the developing world and global consumers. We sat down with Mahugu for International Women's Day to discuss the barriers women in tech still face and the importance of gender equality and fairness.
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DRIVE 2019 Spotlight: How Investors Are Helping Build the Scaleup Ecosystem

Scaling companies, especially tech companies, has become the focus of governments, investors and academics around the world. We teamed up with VC fund and #DRIVE19 sponsor Highline BETA to discuss venture capital's critical role in building Canada's scaleup ecosystem.
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DRIVE 2019 Speaker: Deena Shakir Is Building Bridges Between Silicon Valley and the MENA Region

TechWadi advisory board member Deena Shakir has spent her varied and impressive career making a global impact. At #DRIVE19, she will highlight how she is building bridges between Silicon Valley and the MENA region, and the importance of fostering local and global tech entrepreneurship.
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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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