I recently spent a few days as part of a judging panel for the Lazaridis Institute and I had the chance to hear from 20 companies short listed for their Scale-up program. At the same time I’ve been reading through 63 startup pitches for the upcoming CIX conference. So I thought now would be a good time to compile some insights and provide a few suggestions on what I’ve seen work really well.
In the Tech Talk ‘The Future of Work’, Mr Fazal will discuss the impacts of the future of work including the rise of AI and automation, and will discuss how to remove structural biases, increase access to opportunities, and how to build a future that works.
Spearheaded by Joanne Fedeyko, CEO of Connection Silicon Valley, the Canadian Women’s Network aims to build important bridges for Canadian founders and executives by bringing together more than 30 ex-pat Canadian women with significant experience and deep networks in Silicon Valley.
Often we think that we need more in life in order to find success. And while sometimes we do need more --- more customers to buy our products -- more team members to help us scale --- more people to engage on our social channels -- or more products and more markets to generate sales, I want to share a few examples where the power of one is all you need.
There is Little Room to Argue Against Innovation Leading to Success
Tips to Build Your Network and Increase Your Chances of Success
Seven months ago I went to an Alley to the Valley event at the invitation of my friend and inspiration Anat Baron. Anat actually deserves her own Inspirational Connection post, which I will write one day soon since we have something very interesting cooking together. So stay tuned for that!
But tonight, I'm going to write about my serendipitous connection with Mona Sabet.
Because there are so many amazing and impressive people that I have the privilege of meeting every single day, I have decided to start telling the world about them and what makes them remarkable.
Buzzwords come and go, but it seems disruption is continuing to increase.
How do we know? Take a look at the many different, long-standing industries that are slowly but surely being disrupted.
Joanne Fedeyko Shares Tips for Seeking Out Women to Join Your Ranks
If you’re at the beginning of your journey into the world of corporate innovation, here are some things to consider as you frame your new strategy.
Sick of losing the momentum a great conference gives you? You're not alone. Try these tips to make the most out of any event.
I often hear people say “I suck at networking” and while I know you think that, I’m here to give you some simple advice to dispel that belief and help you not dread your next networking event. Spoiler alert – it’s all about building relationships, not contacts.