Announcing new Charter Member Luc Levesque | Swarm HQ Event | C100 is hiring!

A newsletter from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.  Notice the poppies present at their interactive dinner event, as well as the plug for the Festival of Remembrance at Grace Cathedral.  Thanks C100!

Welcome C100’s Newest Charter Member:
Luc Levesque!

Luc Levesque | Product Group Lead at Facebook | Palo Alto, CA

Prior to FacebookLuc Levesque founded TravelPod, worked at Expedia, and was an executive at TripAdvisor. Now, Luc is leading a product area at Facebook, and serves as an advisor to companies like TwitterPinterest, and Quora. Luc’s early life and career revolved around tech, and now he is able to use his passion to not only connect people in online communities, but face to face as well.

We are delighted to have Luc join us as a proud C100 Charter Member. Welcome, Luc!
C100 at Swarm Technologies
This month, invited guests joined the C100 team for an interactive dinner at Swarm Technologies with Canadian Co-Founder and CEO Sara Spangelo. Sara showed us how to build your very own satellite while discussing the challenges faced by many social impact tech companies. Sara candidly shared her entrepreneurial journey alongside guest of honour Anar Simpson, Global Ambassador for Technovation, discussing how our connections, economic power, and influence can be a force for positive change.
Join C100’s Growing Team!
Marketing and Communications, Associate Manager
C100’s team is looking to bring on a marketing leader who is excited to help C100 grow its community and impact. If you are a skilled marketer with a passion for Canadian entrepreneurship, apply now.
Must have existing US work authorization.
C100 Community in the News
What’s next for Canadian startups?
Silicon Valley Bank is asking startup founders and execs in Canada for their views on the year ahead. Are you planning to hire, raise money or expand internationally? Do you expect business conditions in 2020 to be better than this year? Take the Startup Outlook Survey and share your thoughts on the health of the Canadian tech sector and what’s to come in 2020.

C100 Charter Member, Co-founder and General Partner of Luge Capital Karim Gillani has an interesting take on why the public landscape of IPO-destined tech companies is crumbling. Read full article here.

48Hrs in the Valley alum Kik app has officially been acquired by US-based holding company MediaLab. Read full article here.
Upcoming Community Events
Festival of Remembrance
Join the Royal Canadian Legion in celebrating Remembrance Day
Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on Nov 10, 3PM
Learn more here
Special The Logic Discount for C100
Save $75 on an annual subscription to The Logic – “Canada’s most-trusted source of in-depth reporting on the innovation economy.”
Use promo code “C100” at checkout.  Subscribe here.
Thank You to Our Partners
Foundational Partners
Corporate Partners
With special thanks to:
C100 aspires to be the pre-eminent global community of Canadians in tech, a mission-driven network committed to supporting, inspiring, and connecting the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders. C100 and its members – individual and institutional – support Canadian-led technology businesses and their leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, and talent.
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