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C100 Newsletter: 48Hrs | Events | ourstories

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


48Hrs in the Valley is one of our most anticipated events of the year and we’re so proud to be supporting this accomplished cohort of Canadian founders.

This June 18th to 20th, C100 will be hosting 21 of Canada’s fastest-growing startups today, in San Francisco and Menlo Park, to learn from and work with our incredible community of successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and corporate executives on best practices, thought leadership, scaling and more.

In addition to this incredible group of Canadian founders, we’re excited to announce our 48Hrs speaker line up below as well. 48Hrs is truly made possible thanks to the generosity of these individuals as well as our sponsors, charter members and C100 community members.  Thank you!

Our 48Hrs Speakers

Mike Dinsdale
CFO
Gusto
Robson Grieve 
CMO
New Relic
Sean Harrington
VP, City Solutions
Verizon
Adam Nelson
Partner
Social Capital
Mark Sochan 
Senior Executive
Partner Accelerators
Tim Draper 
Founder
Draper Associates
Kristen Hamilton
CEO
Koru
Ossama Hassanein
Chairman
Rising Tide Fund
Ajay Royan
Founding Partner
Mithril Capital
Angela Tran
GP
Version One Ventures
Marwan Forzely
CEO
Veem
Drew Harman 
Director
InterWest Partners
Sean Lynch
EIR
Social Capital
Neil Sadaranganey
Managing Director
Docomo Ventures
Michelle Zatlyn
COO
Cloudflare

This week on ourstories_

Jen Holmstrom, Head of Talent at GGVCapital, talks about how startups are finding new ways to show the growing Millennial workforce they care.
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Canadians In Tech | Bay Area Events | Canadian Tech News

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


June 13th in San Francisco
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 June 13th, for some drinks and good conversation—you’ll be in good company! This is a ticket only event, so please RSVP below if you wish to attend.
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This week on ourstories_
One of the biggest challenges founders face during growth is building the right company culture. Vidyard CEO & Co-Founder Michael Litt talks about why it’s so difficult to terminate employees that don’t align with company culture in this week’s #c100ourstories.
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Events in Bay Area
CANADIAN WOMEN’S NETWORK 

Official Kick Off Event 

Finding Your First Enterprise Customer

Come and learn how founders have leveraged their network of investors, mentors and the media to help them land their first logo customer months, sometimes even years ahead of them doing it on their own.
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Monday June 11th

The Vault SF – 415 Jackson Street

San Francisco, CA

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Women in Tech: Power & Money

This panel brings women investors to talk about how to change the gender ratio in investing, as well as what we can do to better support female founders and women in decision making roles at startups.
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Thursday June 14

Pivotal875 Howard St (5th Floor)

San Francisco, CA 94103

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Canadian Digital Service’s Happy Hour
The Canadian Digital Service (CDS) is helping The Government of Canada make better use of digital technologies—whether that’s to improve access to government services or to speed up immigration processing times. To learn more about CDS and Canada’s digital journey, you’re welcome to their Happy Hour on Friday—no registration required!
5:30 – 7:00 PM, Friday June 1

The Willows1582 Folsom St,
San Francisco, CA 94103

What’s happening in Canada?
Tobi Lütke, CEO & Co-founder of Shopify, believes Canadians should dial down the humility. Article
New CVCA Report shows $690m was invested in Canadian Tech in Q1 2018. Full Report
Canadian startups received $162.6m from angel groups in 2017. Article
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Insights from Michael Litt, Co-founder of Vidyard [VIDEO]

From one of our fellow Bay area organizations focused on Canadians.


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22 May 18

Hello,

As a valued C100 community member, we want to share with you this week’s episode of “our stories_” – a video series that features real-life stories of successes, failures and insights to enhance global success of Canadian startups.

You’ll want to watch this clip that features Michael Litt, CEO & Co-Founder of Vidyard  – a software company headquartered in Kitchener, Canada that creates software to host and analyze video performance. Michael talks about the need for alignment between values and performance and why it’s so difficult to terminate employees that don’t align with company culture.

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

The C100 Team

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Canadians in Tech | TSX | Canadian tech news

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


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17 May 2018

This evening in 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 tonight, May 17th, for some drinks and good conversation—you’ll be in good company! This is a ticket only event, so please RSVP below if you wish to attend.
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This Week at The C100

An Evening Celebrating Canada in AI with special guests, The Honourable Minister Navdeep Bains, Element AI and D-Wave Systems.

This past Monday, C100 had the pleasure of hosting an incredible group of Canadians in Palo Alto for an evening about AI. Some event photos are included below. If you were not able to attend, don’t worry, we look forward to sharing updates about more C100 events of this nature the coming months, so stay tuned!

This week on ourstories_

Wealthsimple is one of Canada’s fastest growing startups. Mike Katchen, the founder & CEO believes Canadian entrepreneurs need more “naive ambition.” Find out what he has to say on this episode of “our stories_”.
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What’s happening in Canada?

Salesforce Ventures has earmarked $100M to invest in Canadian startups. Learn more.
Canada is experiencing a reverse migration trend. Article
Charter Member and Former Google CFO Patrick Pichette aims to keep talent in Canada. Article
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Tech Events in the Bay Area

Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange: A Growth platform for U.S. companies

If you have a growing business and need funding, then you should attend this evet happening June 5th from 3PM-7PM.

Find out the advantages of Canada’s capital markets, including unique timing for small & medium-sized and early-stage companies, as well as cost and deal structure advantages of going public in Canada.

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Insights from Mike Katchen, Co-founder of Wealthsimple [VIDEO]

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


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24 April 18

Hello,

As a valued C100 community member, we want to share with you this week’s episode of “our stories_” – a video series that features real-life stories of successes, failures and insights into how to make the most of the connection between Silicon Valley and Canadian startups.

You’ll want to watch this clip that features Mike Katchen, Co-founder & CEO of Wealthsimple  – a Canadian online investment management service focused on making “investing easier for millennials.”  Canada is set to leverage its excellence in AI and Machine Learning and Mike explains what is required to lead the next global wave of technology.

Please keep the conversation going by 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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Canadians in Tech | Flybits Event | Canadian tech news

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


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3 May 2018

May 17th, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
PALO ALTO, CA
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 on May 17th for some drinks and good conversation—you’ll be in good company! This is a ticket only event, so please RSVP below if you wish to attend.
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This week on ourstories_

Cloudflare currently has over 7 million users in 120 countries. As Co-founder & COO, Michelle Zatlyn has a lot to say about startup resilience, what it takes to create traction and the best part of her job.
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Introducing our new team member

We’re excited to introduce Vanessa Gregson as our new Operations Manager! Vanessa joins us after co-founding her own SF based startup that focuses on simplifying compliance training tracking for HR teams. Prior to joining the founding team at Zovida, she spent years in development, fundraising, and growth operations at WildAid, an international nonprofit focused on reducing demand for illegal wildlife products. She’s thrilled to join C100 team where she can combine her experience and passion for entrepreneurship to truly support this incredible community.

What’s happening in Canada?

 Canadian tech investment hits a record $1.3 billion CAD in Q1 2018. Article
There’s huge work opportunity in Canadian tech and people are starting to realize. Article
The Toronto startup and 48Hrs alum Uberflip has raised $41 million CAD in its Series-A led by Washington DC-based Updata Partners. The company allows marketers to create personalized content experiences for audiences. Article
Techstars hosted its Demo Day show for its first-ever Toronto cohort. Check out the companies.
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Featured Tech Events in the Bay Area

Discussion: Persuasive AI in the Financial Sector

Thursday May 10th, 6-9 PM PDT

275 Shoreline Drive
Suite #400
Redwood City, CA 94065

Hossein Rahnama (Founder & CEO of Flybits), Rizwan Khalfan (EVP, Chief Digital and Payments Officer at TD), Sunayna Tuteja (Lead, Digital Strategy at TD) and Ruby Walia (EVP, Head of Digital Banking at TD) will lead the discussion on AI-based digital personalization. This is an opportunity to meet and interact with attendees from the top financial institutions in North America.

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To celebrate the inaugural direct Air Canada flight between SF and Edmonton, a reception will be held at 5:30PM on Stanford’s campus. If you’re interested in spending an evening meeting with leaders from both cities, send an email to connect@thec100.org for tickets.

This event will provide an excellent opportunity for leaders from Edmonton, Alberta to engage with their counterparts in the Bay Area to establish and strengthen valuable connections in the technology, biotechnology, venture capital and tourism sectors.

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Insights From Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder Of Cloudflare

From one of our fellow Bay area Canadian organizations.


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24 April 18

Hello,

As a valued C100 community member, we want to share with you this week’s episode of “our stories_” – a video series that features real-life stories of successes, failures and insights into how to make the most of the connection between Silicon Valley and Canadian startups.

You’ll want to watch this clip that features Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder & COO of Cloudfare  –  a web performance and security company which currently has over 7 million users in 120 countries. Michelle explains what it takes to create traction and the best part of her job. You may be surprised by what she has to say.

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

The C100 Team

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