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12 July 2018
C100 announces 3 new Charter Members
C100 Charter Members are thought leaders mostly residing in the San Francisco Bay Area (~80%) and Canada (~20%). Our Charter Members are the volunteer network that provide connections, thought leadership, and patriotic passion to C100’s mission and programs. They are accomplished Canadians who work in technology as successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives and venture capitalists. This year, we welcome Lara Cumberland, Robson Grieve, and Irv Remedios!
July 12th —Palo Alto
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
CiT is an evening event hosted every month to celebrate all things Canadian and all things tech. Whether you live in the Bay Area or you’re just visiting, we welcome you to join us this evening, July 12th, for some drinks and good conversation—you’ll be in good company! This is a ticketed event, so please RSVP below if you wish to attend.
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Community Spotlight
Cristian Villamarin—Co-founder @ Flipd
48Hrs June 2018 Alum

Cristian’s digital wellness startup, Flipd, aims to promote healthy screen habits among those of us who are overly-attached to our mobile devices. His discipline toward productivity and leading a well-balanced lifestyle is the reason why in his off-time as a founder, he competes in the Ironman—of the the most difficult triathlons.

Cristian writes a thoughtful piece comparing the founder journey with the gruelling experience training for and completing in the Ironman race. It’s a refreshing and honest reflection that contrasts with headlines that laud overnight successes and the glamour of the startup world. Read it here.

What’s happening in Canada?
MaRS, Canadian’s largest innovation hub, is hunting for a second office as Toronto’s tech scene gets hotter. Article
Cybersecurity risks could slow global innovation and cost $3 trillion USD in lost economic value come 2020. Deloitte report says Canada is short on cybersecurity talent; urges schools and businesses to educate and train talent. Full Report
Flinks, a Canadian fintech company and recent 48Hrs alum, just closed its $1.75M seed round. Congratulations to the team! Article
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