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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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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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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 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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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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3 Female Founders Share Their Stories For International Women's Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, we reached out to inspiring female founders and asked them about their successes, the books on their shelves, and the people who inspire them.
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How to Pitch Your Startup and Actually Get Coverage

Timeliness, credibility, and uniqueness are three elements that constitute a good story. Pitch your startup on the two types of stories that satisfy all three.
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8 Effective Hiring Tips for Early-Stage Startups

There’s no “I” in “team”, but there are a few in “hiring mistake.” Here are 8 hiring tips to ensure you don’t make another mistake.
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