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Happy Holidays from C100 and Upcoming 2019 Events!

From one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.


Upcoming C100 Events
Wednesday, January 16th
San Francisco, CA

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 January 16th, 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.Location will be announced 48 hours before the event.
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Update: C100’s Executive Director at Toronto Global Forums
This week, C100’s Executive Director, Laura Buhler, participated in a panel for the Economic Forum of the Americas in Toronto. The topic centered around enabling business innovation through digital transformation. Congratulations Laura on representing C100 on the global stage and thanks to TGF for the opportunity to chat about Canadian talent!

Check out the full recording of the forum here!

ICYMI: Last Week’s C100 Canadian Intern Event Recap
Thank you to everyone who came out to C100’s 2018 Canadian Intern Event on December 4th, to celebrate technology and students in the Bay Area!

Special thanks to our speakers for the evening, Ashish Fernandez, Vanessa Yang, and Brandon Saw! We had an amazing time meeting incredible interns working in the Bay Area and connecting everyone to the C100 community. For all interns finishing up their internships, C100 congratulates you on all the work you’ve put in and we hope to see you soon!

Know any Canadians interning in the Bay Area Jan-Apr 2019? Let us know. We’ll be hosting another Canadian Bay Area Intern event and we’d love to invite them!

Do you know anyone who loves to keep their pulse on the latest tech news? Just in time for the holiday season, The Logic, Canada’s best source for in-depth reporting on the innovation economy, is offering C100 community members a special 25% discount on annual subscriptions. Just press the button below and enter the following promo code at checkout: [CODE REMOVED].
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You can also sign up here for the free Daily Briefing newsletter to keep up with the most important innovation news.
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Sean Harrington, VP City Solutions at Verizon, believes Canada can be a leader in creating smart cities.

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04 December 2018

This edition of ‘our stories_’ features Sean Harrington, C100 Board Co-chair and VP City Solutions at Verizon. Sean explains that the careful integration of devices, software, connectivity, and AI is key to improving our cities. See why Sean believes Canada has a tremendous advantage in utilizing AI to lead the way in connectivity and creating even smarter cities.

C100 is proud to share this video series featuring real-life stories of successes, failures, and insights from our community of accomplished Canadian leaders in technology who are dedicated to supporting future Canadian leaders in technology.

Please keep the conversation going by subscribing below, commenting on the video, and telling us what other topics you would like to see covered in future episodes. We value your input!

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C100 Events & Updates – Get Involved!

From one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.


C100 Canadian Intern Event 
Are you a Canadian undergraduate student in the Bay Area currently on an internship? C100 invites you to our Canadian Intern Event on December 4th – a short but sweet event filled with insights from top Canadian tech leaders, raffle prizes(including 2 tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s Volta and a gift card redeemable for dinner at Nopa!)

Our amazing speakers for the evening:

Vanessa Yang
Head of Creative at Apple
Ashish Fernandez
Program Manager at Google
Join us for food, drinks, inspiring conversation, incredible raffle prizes, and make connections to support the next phase of your career!
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48 Hours in the Valley Nominations are Open!
In May 2019, C100 will bring 30 early stage companies to the SF Bay Area for our signature event 48Hrs in the Valley. This one-of-a-kind program includes mentorship, thought partnership, and venture guidance from experts and peers. C100 has hosted over 250 companies at 48Hrs since the program’s inception in 2010.

48Hrs applications are by nomination. You may be nominated by a C100 Partner,Charter Member, or 48Hrs Alum in your network.

Applications are reviewed by committee on a rolling basis. The first committee review is next week, please nominate and/or apply before Dec 3rd to be considered in the first round.

C100 Hosted Breakfast Panel in Toronto for 48Hrs Alumni
This past Friday C100 hosted and incredible group of 48Hrs in the Valley alumni for a power breakfast panel at the Shopify office in Toronto. Our guest panelists Dominic Perri (C100 Charter Member and Director of Biz Dev at Dropbox) and Nilam Ganenthiran (Chief Business Officer, Instacart) not only shared some great perspectives, but also got the group pumped up to take on the day. We can’t wait to host another. Stay tuned for updates on more events like this in 2019!
The Logic, Canada’s best source for in-depth reporting on the innovation economy, is coming to San Francisco as part of The Information Accelerator program. To celebrate, The Logic is offering C100 community members a special 25% discount on annual subscriptions. Just press the button below and enter the following promo code at checkout: C100.
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Partner Announcement: Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank is a valued partner of C100 and for the first time ever, SVB is including Canada in its annual Startup Outlook Survey.

If you are an executive at a Canadian tech and healthcare company, we encourage you to take 10 minutes to answer the survey so SVB’s report can accurately capture the vibrancy of Canadian tech industry. Survey closes on November 30th.

Take the Suvey Before Nov 30th Here!
What Do You Want to See from C100 in 2019?
As the end of the year nears and a new year inches closer, the C100 team is reflecting on all of the events hosted, programs run, and connections made in 2018. It was a big year for C100 and 2019 looks to be even bigger.

As we continue to explore new programming please don’t hesitate to share your ideas with us. We simply can’t do what we do without you.

Thanks for a great year and we look forward to hearing your ideas.

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Kenny Hawk, CEO of Mojio, believes Canadian tech teams are world class

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21 November 2018

This edition of ‘our stories_’ features Kenny Hawk, CEO of Mojio. He explains why he believes Canadian tech companies have huge potential and the advantages Canadian tech firms have being in a smaller country.

When Kenny fell into a frozen lake near Whistler, BC, his Canadian team of executives dove right in to help him. Find out why this story says it all about Canadian tech teams being world class.

C100 is proud to share this video series featuring real-life stories of successes, failures, and insights from our community of accomplished Canadian leaders in technology who are dedicated to supporting future Canadian leaders in technology.

Please keep the conversation going by subscribing below, commenting on the video, and telling us what other topics you would like to see covered in future episodes. We value your input!

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C100 community receives 25% off The Logic, Canada’s Best Tech Journalism

From one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.  Note the poppies in some of the pictures below, as we were proud to have C100 as a partner in this year’s Poppy Campaign.


Do you meet the following four criteria or know someone who does? (1) Canadian (2) An Intern (3) Currently in the Bay Area (4) in Tech? If you do, don’t miss out on C100’s Canadian Intern Event on December 4th! RSVP and details below!
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C100 Toronto Event
The C100 is hosting a 48Hrs Alumni Breakfast event in Toronto on November 23rd 8:30 AM EST at Shopify. We invite 48Hrs in the Valley Alumni, Charter Members, and Corporate Partners to join our complimentary event. Register here.
48 Hours in the Valley Nominations Open!
In May 2019, C100 will bring 30 early stage companies to the SF Bay Areafor our signature event 48Hrs in the Valley. This one-of-a-kind program includes mentorship, thought partnership, and venture guidance from experts and peers. C100 has hosted over 250 companies at 48Hrs since the program’s inception in 2010.
48Hrs applications are by nomination. You may be nominated by a C100 Partner,Charter Member, or 48Hrs Alum in your network. Apply by December 7th to be considered in our first selection round! 

The Logic, Canada’s best source for in-depth reporting on the innovation economy, is coming to San Francisco as part of The Information Accelerator program. To celebrate, The Logic is offering C100 community members a special 25% discount on annual subscriptions. Just press the button below and enter the following promo code at checkout: [removed in this reposting just in case].

Get my 25% discount now!
You can also sign up here for the free Daily Briefing newsletter to keep up with the most important innovation news.
C100 Sponsor Announcement: Silicon Valley Bank
For the first time ever, Silicon Valley Bank is including Canada in its annual Startup Outlook Survey. Originally launched a decade ago as part of its mission to champion innovation, the Survey generates anonymized findings to highlight opportunities and challenges for companies and to help policymakers understand the role innovative companies have in driving local and global economies. See last year’s report here.

SVB is a great partner to C100. Executives at Canadian tech and healthcare companies are invited to represent the vibrant Canadian tech industry by taking 10 minutes to answer the survey. Survey closes on November 30th.

Take the Startup Outlook Survey
ICYMI: C100 Hosted an Angel Investing Panel on Tuesday!
Our office was packed on Tuesday night with an amazing group of C100 community members including 3 special guest panelists Alex Norman (AngelList Canada), Sophie Forest (Brightspark Ventures), and C100 Charter Member, Andre Charoo (Hired & Maple Ventures). This content-driven event brought the community together to learn about their unique paths to angel investing and how to get started!
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Kevin Swan explains, “The Default Of Any Tech Company Is Failure”

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06 November 2018

This edition of ‘our stories_’ features Kevin Swan, VP of Corporate Development at Solium. He states that as long as emerging Canadian high-growth companies continue to disrupt themselves, Canada has a chance to build the necessary ‘anchor’ tenants in the startup ecosytem.

Kevin shares how important it is to have that grit and “insatiable desire to continue winning”, as the default of any tech company is failure.

C100 is proud to share this video series featuring real-life stories of successes, failures, and insights from our community of accomplished Canadian leaders in technology who are dedicated to supporting future Canadian leaders in technology.

Please keep the conversation going by subscribing below, commenting on the video, and telling us what other topics you would like to see covered in future episodes. We value your input!

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Angel Investing Workshop | 48Hrs Nominations Open | Intern Event and more!

From one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.


C100 Member Event in SF
Are you curious about investing or joining a start-up board? Join C100 and special guest panelists Alex Norman (AngelList Canada), Sophie Forest (Brightspark Ventures), and C100 Charter Member, Andre Charoo (Hired & Maple Ventures) on November 13th to learn more about their unique paths to angel investing. If you’re interested in getting started, you won’t want to miss this event!
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C100 Canadian Intern Event
We are excited to announce the 2018 Canadian Intern Event on December 4th, a celebration of technology and students in the Bay Area! This free event is for Canadian interns/co-op students who are finishing up their fall internships. Do you meet the following four criteria? (1) Canadian (2) An Intern (3) Currently in the Bay Area (4) in Tech? If you do, don’t miss out on C100’s Canadian Intern Event on December 4th! RSVP and details below!
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48 Hours in the Valley Nominations Open!
In May 2019, C100 will bring 30 early stage companies to the SF Bay Area for our signature event 48Hrs in the Valley. This one-of-a-kind program includes mentorship, thought partnership, and venture guidance from experts and peers. C100 has hosted over 250 companies at 48Hrs since the program’s inception in 2010.

48Hrs applications are by nomination. You may be nominated by a C100 Partner,Charter Member, or 48Hrs Alum in your network.

Remembrance Day
As Remembrance Day approaches, C100 would like to take time to remember the fallen Canadian heroes. Each year the Royal Canadian Legion conducts the Poppy campaign to to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families. If you are interested in hosting a poppy box at your business or organization, please click here for more information.
C100 is Looking For Our Next Intern!
Are you a university student with a passion for entrepreneurship and technology? Do you know someone is a great candidate? C100 is hiring for a 4 or 8 month Intern or Co-op Student for a Program Analyst role in San Francisco! Deadline is Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 5PM PT, apply now!
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