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5 Takeaways for Entrepreneurs from Collision Conference

Collision Conference welcomed over 25,000 people from over 125 countries to Toronto. Here are the top 5 takeaways for early-stage entrepreneurs from the tech conference.
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What Hockeystick's Q1 Search Results Tell Us About the Rest of 2019

With the first quarter of 2019 wrapped up, we're taking a look at the top five searches on Hockeystick Database in Q1 2019. How are people using the database, what are they looking for and what do these searches tell us about where tech investment is headed for the rest of the year?
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Accelerators, Incubators, Coworking Spaces: What's the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between an accelerator, incubator and coworking space? We're looking at the differences and similarities between these innovation hubs and showcasing some of the coolest startup spaces in Canada.
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4 Ways to Scale Your Company (Right Now) with Hockeystick

Are you an entrepreneur looking for funding and support so your company can hit its next big milestone? This step-by-step guide to using Hockeystick Database will show you exactly how you can find the right funders, grants and accelerators to scale your company.
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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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How 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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Why 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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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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The Newest Face of Corporate Trust and Responsibility

Recent high-profile data breaches like Cambridge Analytica have put the pressure on companies to develop new ways to protect consumer data while also building corporate trust.
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Female Founders & Funders: Laura Curk on Funding for Female Entrepreneurs

"I believe that now more than ever the world needs to unleash female entrepreneurship to make our communities and societies stronger," says Laura Curk.
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