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Final call for C100 Fellows!

An item from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.


Wednesday 1.20.2020

WANT TO JOIN THE C100 FELLOWS CLASS? KNOW AN AMAZING FOUNDER WHO SHOULD BE NOMINATED?

We’re looking for 20 exceptional early-stage founders to make up our cohort at 48Hrs through our inaugural C100 Fellows mentorship program.

MembersCharter Members48Hrs Alumni and Partners are all eligible to nominate founders. Please reach out to any of these individuals for nomination requests and please don’t hesitate to contact our team for any questions.

Nominations will be open until 5pm PT on Friday, January 22nd.  Founders will be notified once they are nominated and have until 5PM on Friday, February 5th to complete their applications. Click to learn more about the Fellows Program.

INITIATIVES FOR BLACK FOUNDERS

Black Canadians have some of the lowest participation rates in tech among all racial groups. Created by Phil G. Joseph and supported by Real Ventures, a proud C100 Corporate Partner, Rep Matters is an interview series that highlights Black entrepreneurs and investors in the Canadian tech ecosystem (including C100 Co-Chair Andre Charoo), with the goal of being a catalyst for increased Black participation and representation in this space.

We invite you to join them on their mission of building a more diverse and equitable tech ecosystem by following Rep Matters on LinkedinTwitterInstagram and/or Facebook. For any further information, email info@repmatters.tech

Attention Black Entrepreneurs! Applications are open for Ryerson DMZ’s Black Innovation Bootcamp, a free 6 week program designed to support very early-stage Black tech founders around the world. The goal? Help founders validate their business ideas and market opportunities, as well as build their first prototype and MVP.

Apply by January 28th for the chance to join this cohort. The DMZ is a proud C100 Corporate Partner.

WELCOMING OUR NEWEST CORPORATE PARTNERS

C100’s Corporate Partners are far-seeing organizations that support C100’s high-impact program for the advancement of the Canadian technology ecosystem, benefiting from participation and high-touch interactions with our multi-city Canadian tech community.

A very warm welcome to our newest Corporate Partners:

  • Golden Ventures is a leading seed-stage venture capital fund, based in Toronto and investing across North America. Their portfolio includes Wattpad, Skip the Dishes, Top Hat and Ritual.
  • Toronto Global is a not-for-profit investment attraction agency that supports the expansion of foreign-owned businesses in the Toronto Region, connecting investors with the right opportunities that will facilitate the successful growth of their business.
  • Centech is a world-class business incubator, based in Montreal, dedicated to high-tech (deeptech) companies with high growth potential. Centech is a non-profit organization open to everyone and offers two support programs for startups: the Accelerator Program (12 weeks) and the Propulsion program (24 months).

CANADIAN TECH NEWS

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

Consider deepening your engagement with C100 as a Member.

C100 Members are entrepreneurs, investors, and operators in the technology field, with a special focus on Canadians living abroad who wish to connect with one another and to give back to Canada’s ecosystem. They enjoy high-value, intimate virtual events, a Members-only C100 Slack space, and exclusive Member communications. All prospective Members must have their application sponsored by at least one active C100 Member.

C100’s mission is to support, inspire, and connect the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, & talent. Apply to join as a member today!

Thank You to Our Partners

Foundational Partners

Corporate Partners

Nominations open for the 2021 Fellows Cohort | Supercharging Canadian Immigration (Op-Ed)

An item from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.


Wednesday 12.9.2020

The day you’ve been waiting for is here….
C100 Fellows nominations have officially opened!

We’re looking for 20 talented early-stage startup founders to make up our inaugural cohort of C100 Fellows and take part in our signature 48Hrs in the Valley Program.

Hi Michael,

Starting in March, C100 Fellows will:

  • Engage in months of mentorship, peer-to-peer networking and thought leadership and guidance from leading growth-stage founders, corporate leaders and expert operators
  • Participate in our signature 48Hrs in the Valley event in May 2021
  • Access to C100 Membership for 2021, including all C100 Member benefits

“Ideal” founders for this program are:

  • Exceptional entrepreneurs leading a pre-Series A technology startup in any sector
  • Canadian, based anywhere, or a newcomer to Canada leading a startup headquartered anywhere in Canada
  • Leading companies with demonstrated traction in their industry

C100 Charter MembersMembersCorporate Partners and 48Hrs Alumni are eligible to nominate founders to become a C100 Fellow.

Nominations will be open until 5pm PT on Friday, January 22nd.  Founders will be notified once they are nominated and have until 5PM on Friday, February 5th to complete their applications. Click to learn more about the Fellows Program.

MEET LAST YEAR’S FOUNDERS

Get to know even more about the remarkable founders and companies from last year’s cohort!

Watch their “Meet the Founders” virtual sessions, now published on our YouTube Channel, led by outstanding Canadian leaders and C100 Members.

TOPIC OF CONVERSATION:  CANADIAN IMMIGRATION

In December, C100 had the opportunity to co-organize a roundtable with Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino.

Chris Albinson, C100’s co-founder and Managing Director of Breakaway Growth, recently published an op-ed to Canada on how it can win the world’s talent.

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MLAB PRESENTS: WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP LAB

The Magnetic Leadership Lab (MLab) is Leadership Accelerator for women professionals looking to level up their leadership skills, network and community.

Led by Executive & Leadership Coach and C100’s Co-Chair, Shari Hatch Jones, MLab is a curated program for rising leaders. The winter cohort kicks off on January 21st.

CANADIAN TECH NEWS

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

Interested in giving back to the community?
Consider deepening your engagement with C100 as a Member.

C100 Members are entrepreneurs, investors, and operators in the technology field, with a special focus on Canadians living abroad who wish to connect with one another and to give back to Canada’s ecosystem. They enjoy high-value, intimate virtual events, a Members-only C100 Slack space, and exclusive Member communications. All prospective Members must have their application sponsored by at least one active C100 Member.

C100’s mission is to support, inspire, and connect the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, & talent. Apply to join as a member today!

Thank You to Our Partners

Foundational Partners

Corporate Partners

A Year in Review | Canadian Tech News

An end of year reflection from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.


Wednesday 12.23.2020

We hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe, especially during a holiday season that is quite different than usual. 2020 has been a year full of profound personal, professional and societal change and challenges. More than ever, are we grateful for this wonderful, inspiring and uplifting community.

From our team to yours, we express our sincerest gratitude for your continued support within the C100 Community and Canadian tech ecosystem.

As with many businesses, the C100 Community pivoted to online programming amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. For our final newsletter of the year, we wanted to share with you some highlights from the year as the community continued to gather online and support one another.

We look forward with hope for what is to come in 2021 and thank you all for being a part of this journey.

Wishing you all the very best,

The C100 Team

2020 IN REVIEW

GROWTH SUMMIT 2020
Before the world changed, and back when we were able to gather in person, C100 Members and CXO’s of high-growth startups came together in San Francisco to amplify the voices of Canadian shapers and builders to a global audience.
Missed it? Check out our recap.

ONLINE SERIES: STARTUP PLAYBOOK IN A SUDDEN DOWNTURN
As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our lives and businesses, C100 began hosting a series of virtual roundtables in partnership with Careerlist entitled: Startup Playbook in a Sudden Downturn. Watch here.

48HRS IN THE VALLEY
Due to the impacts of COVID-19, this year’s 48Hrs in the Valley program shifted to a virtual one.  Meet this year’s talented cohort and discussion leaders.

PLANET CANADA: HOW OUR EXPATS ARE SHAPING THE FUTURE
Following the release of his latest book, John Stackhouse joined us for a special event to discuss the role and future of the Canadian diaspora. Watch the full interview here.

WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS AND CHARTER MEMBERS
Get to know the incredible Canadian leaders who joined this year. Read our interview with C100’s 10 New Charter Members who joined this year.

Meet all our Members and Charter Members on our website.

CANADIAN TECH NEWS

JOIN AS A MEMBER

Interested in giving back to the community?
Consider deepening your engagement with C100 as a Member.

C100 Members are entrepreneurs, investors, and operators in the technology field, with a special focus on Canadians living abroad who wish to connect with one another and to give back to Canada’s ecosystem. They enjoy high-value, intimate virtual events, a Members-only C100 Slack space, and exclusive Member communications. All prospective Members must have their application sponsored by at least one active C100 Member.

C100’s mission is to support, inspire, and connect the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, & talent. Apply to join as a member today!

Thank You to Our Partners

Foundational Partners

Corporate Partners

A special Planet Canada offer for you! | Meet the newest C100 Charter Members

An item from a fellow Canadian organization in the Bay Area.


Wednesday 12.9.2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

What a turnout for this riveting conversation with John Stackhouse on his latest book, Planet Canada: How Expats Are Shaping the Future. Missed the conversation? Not to worry, we have you covered!

In recognition of today’s event, John and his publishing team have extended a special offer for the C100 Community! The Planet Canada: How Our Expats Are Shaping the Future ebook edition is now on sale until Friday, December 18th. If you enjoy reading on your Kobo, your Kindle or your phone, you can purchase it for the sale price of $10.99 US or $12.99 CAD. Pick up your copy today! US link & CAD link

THE NEWEST 2020 CHARTER MEMBERS

C100 Charter Membership is a by-invitation community of influential global Canadians united in their motivation to positively impact Canada and to champion the next generation of brilliant Canadian technology leaders. They have led distinguished careers as impact-driven senior leaders, outstanding entrepreneurs, and sought-after investors.

This year, C100 welcomed 10 new Charter Members:

Get to know these accomplished and talented Canadian leaders in a special C100 piece!

CANADIAN TECH NEWS

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

Interested in giving back to the community?
Consider deepening your engagement with C100 as a Member.

C100 Members are entrepreneurs, investors, and operators in the technology field, with a special focus on Canadians living abroad who wish to connect with one another and to give back to Canada’s ecosystem. They enjoy high-value, intimate virtual events, a Members-only C100 Slack space, and exclusive Member communications. All prospective Members must have their application sponsored by at least one active C100 Member.

C100’s mission is to support, inspire, and connect the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, & talent. Apply to join as a member today!

Thank You to Our Partners

Foundational Partners

Corporate Partners

You’re invited! Save your spot today | C100 is hiring!

Note this up-coming event from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.


Wednesday 11.25.2020

Hi Michael,

What a time it is for Canadians in tech, both at home and abroad! For those abroad, how can this talented diaspora help shape Canada’s place in the world?

Whether you are an expat yourself, know a few or are simply a passionately proud Canadian, save your spot today for an exciting event with John Stackhouse on December 9th! Event details are found below.

In addition, we’d love to have a moment of your time in answering three short questions.

All the Best,

The C100 Team

EVENT REMINDER – DECEMBER 9

There are enough Canadians abroad to constitute an 11th province.  This impressive talent pool consisting of entrepreneurs, educators, humanitarians and more, often share a profound desire to to export Canadian values to the world. Join C100 for an open discussion about the role expats can play in Canada’s place in the world.

Register today to save your spot for an in-depth conversation with John Stackhouse.

WE’RE HIRING!

CANADIAN TECH NEWS

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

Looking to connect with some of the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders?

C100 Members benefit from mentorship and investment, to participating in high-value Member-exclusive events, including  48Hrs in the Valley, and intimate gatherings (yes, even virtually!). A C100 Membership has also been a way to give back to Canada.

C100’s mission is to support, inspire, and connect the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, & talent. Apply to join as a member today! If you have any questions, our team is here to help.

Thank You to Our Partners

Foundational Partners

Corporate Partners