VFC Announces Partnership with Mouvement des accélérateurs d’innovation du Québec (MAIN) Venture for Canada (VFC) announced a new partnership with Mouvement des accélérateurs d’innovation du Québec (MAIN) a non-profit organization for their second annual Accelerator Summit (Sommet des accélérateurs) a gathering of various organizations that support entrepreneurs and accelerators in Quebec.
Stepping into Your Best Life with Kiki Athanas: Optimizing Health and Happiness
Caring for your Mental Health while working at a Startup in 2021 In March last year, most folks' lives underwent a significant change. COIVD-19's arrival in Canada turned my world upside down. Like many others, I went from going to an office during the weekdays and hanging out with friends on weekends to experiencing the first provincial lockdown in my 700 square foot apartment overnight.
5 Books I loved in 2020 | VFC CEOs Picks Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related public health restrictions, I’ve spent more time at home this year than ever before.
The Gift of Community | Venture for Canada 2020 Gift Guide Shop local this Holiday Season. We’ve all heard it. But did you know the VFC Community is full of artisans, services and products that would make the perfect gift? Plus, they're local, too. Give the gift of community by supporting VFC Alumni, Partner Employers and the greater VFC Community. 
5 Must-Haves to Set Yourself Up for A New Role in our new Virtual Work Reality If you’re lucky enough to land a new job during the pandemic, you’ll likely be starting the role while working virtually. Transitioning to remote work can definitely be a struggle, and joining an organization while working virtually comes with its own separate set of challenges.
WEATHERING THE PANDEMIC: How employers dealt with the COVID-19 forecast History shows that crisis breeds innovation. Venture for Canada has the unique privilege of connecting startups with young talent, and supporting their training.
Books that Bind us and the Reason to Read + Join a Bookclub (or not!) Twelve years ago my father had one big concern about my future. It wasn’t a typical concern about my career path, my scholastic achievement, or the woes of teenagehood. His concern was one entirely about my hatred of reading. 
The Non-Linear Paths towards Entrepreneurship and Pit-Stops Along the Way Entrepreneurial solutions to address local problems can come from anywhere - government, private sector, or NGOs. There are plenty of people working within various levels of government who are taking an entrepreneurial approach to addressing the challenges that they see.
Pick a Direction and Walk On July 29, 2020, like most technophiles with a day job, I put my work computer on split-screen to watch the U.S. senate absolutely roast Silicon Valley’s most elite: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai.
Venture for Canada Announces Members of its 2nd Alumni Council Venture for Canada (VFC) is excited to announce the committee members of its 2021 Alumni Council. For its second year of operations, the council has expanded its seats from five members to seven members to serve the growing VFC Fellowship community. 
VFC supports over 1500 student jobs with Internship + Entrepreneurial Training program Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) expanded their partnership with Venture for Canada (VFC) in August 2020, providing a total of $20 million to date in funding for student internships and entrepreneurial training as part of the Federal Government’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP).