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Hackathon Generates Innovative Solutions for International Students in Kingston At a recent hackathon hosted by Venture for Canada, Queen’s University, and the City of Kingston, young entrepreneurs developed practical solutions to enhance the living and studying experiences of international students in Kingston, Ontario.
Venture for Canada Welcomes Its 10th Annual Fellowship Cohort to the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University Kingston, ON- Venture for Canada proudly welcomes a new cohort of 56 Fellows to the Smith School of Business at Queen's University for an immersive three-week entrepreneurial experience. As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Fellowship Program, this year also highlights a decade-long partnership with the Smith School, showcasing our commitment to nurturing Canada's future entrepreneurial leaders.
2023: A Year in Books Discover our CEO's top 5 book picks for 2023, highlighting key themes in technology, business, culture, global issues, and society. Essential reading for curious minds.
Venture for Canada Announces the 2022 TD Clean Prosperity Award Winners Venture for Canada (VFC) is excited to announce the 2022 recipients of the TD Clean Prosperity Awards, recognizing young Canadians in the VFC’s Fellowship Program who have shown a commitment to environmental sustainability and the cleantech sector. CEO Scott Stirrett highlights the importance of entrepreneurial skills to address challenges like climate change, and Joshua Cayer of TD Bank Group applauds the winners. With TD's support, VFC continues to guide young talent towards a clean economy.
Venture for Canada Launches 2023-2024 Employer Advisory Council Meet the innovators shaping Canada's future: Venture for Canada's new Employer Advisory Council brings together top leaders to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs. See who's leading the change.
Venture for Canada Welcomes Karen Restoule, Sam Daviau, and Wils Théagène to Its Board of Director Venture for Canada is excited to announce the onboarding of new board members.
Venture for Canada announces recipients of 2023 RBC Inclusive Entrepreneurship Award The RBC Inclusive Entrepreneurship Award is a recognition award for Fellows who are ambitious recent graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions, work in the startup sector, are leaders in their communities and have demonstrated entrepreneurial characteristics.
Venture for Canada and Propel Campus Partner to Empower the Next Generation of Talent Venture for Canada and Propel Campus unveil a strategic partnership to accelerate career development for students. Through Propel's platform, students can now easily access paid work opportunities, secure internships, and further their professional skills.
The Upside Foundation Board of Directors Appoints Former Venture For Canada Leader Juanita Lee-Garcia, Executive Director The Board of Directors and leadership at Venture for Canada (VFC) congratulated former leader Juanita Lee-Garcia on her appointment as Executive Director of The Upside Foundation of Canada as the public foundation looks to expand its reach across Canada as of November 15, 2022.
Venture for Canada hosts conference to tackle intergenerational workforce challenges Venture for Canada announced its second annual All Things People Conference. All Things People 2023 aims to break down generational stereotypes and provide actionable insights or tools to managers and leaders through workshops, keynotes and stage talks from 40+ industry leaders.