Ecommerce and Cybersecurity boom in the COVID era | Canada Day Celebrations in the Bay

A newsletter from a fellow Canadian organization in the Bay Area.


The Inflection Point for Ecommerce: Managing for Hockey Stick Growth

Thursday, June 18 @ 9am PT/12pm ET 

Hear from leaders in ecommerce, including Adrienne Down Coulson, COO Rakuten Americas and Noura Sakkijha, Co-Founder and CEO of Mejuri on how retail has been impacted by Covid, where the shifts have been in consumer buying and behavior, and the challenges of having to adapt quickly.

The COVID Pandemic: A Cyber-Criminal’s “Nirvana”

Wednesday, July 8 @ 9am PT/12pm ET 

Join leaders in Cybersecurity to discuss the new threats of cybercrime and why the cybersecurity industry matters more than ever now. As companies keep workers home and industries like healthcare, defense and finance see cyber attacks on the rise, hear how the “white nights” of the tech sector are fighting back. Joining us are the Founder and CEO of Netskope, Sanjay Beri and Galina Antova, Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer, Claroty.

[C100 MEMBER EXCLUSIVE] C100 2019-2020 Member Town Hall: Our Past, Present, and Future

Monday, June 22 @ 9am PT/12pm ET 

An invitation only event for C100’s Members (Corporate Partners, Charter Members, and Members) to connect virtually as we share a first look of our annual Impact Report, exciting Board leadership updates, recap our milestones, and share a roadmap for our future vision. We will also discuss the current state of Canada’s ecosystem and how we can help in the rebuilding.

This event is exclusive for C100 Members, you must be a member to join. If you are interested in membership, you can learn more below or here.


C100’s mission is to support, inspire, and connect the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, and talent.

Our members form the preeminent, global community of visionary Canadian entreprenenurs, operators and investors. Each brings something rich and unique to our ecosystem and fuels C100’s role in supporting global Canadians as they build high-impact careers and remarkable organizations. 

Play a more active role the C100 ecosystem and benefit from opportunities for personal and professional development. Consider supporting C100’s mission as a member.


CIBC & OSLER VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Western Canada Technology & Innovation Private Company M&A and Growth Financing.

Monday, June 22nd from 12pm -1:30pm PT: Osler & CIBC

This interactive presentation, with participation from leading Canadian and U.S. growth equity firms and a technology executive, will address topics that are particularly relevant in the current Western Canada Technology & Innovation environment

Celebrate Canada Day with The Digital Moose Lounge

The Digital Moose Lounge is celebrating #CanadaDayInTheBay by offering multiple virtual Canada Day activities from Wednesday, June 24 to Wednesday July 1, 2020.

Activities planned throughout the week will team up with local Canadian-owned and affiliated businesses in the Bay Area, whom DML wishes to support and highlight during this trying time.

Commemoration Day Service on July 1 

For the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, July 1 also a day for sombre remembrance in honour of Commemoration Day, 1916, which marks the anniversary of tragic events at the Battle of the Somme. To honour this tradition, US Branch #25 of the Royal Canadian Legion, representing the Bay Area, will be hosting their own Commemoration Day service via Zoom at  6am and 10am on July 1.




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