#StartupChats – Future of SMEs

What challenges lie ahead in the ever-changing business landscape? How will industry and government support the future of SMEs?

Entrepreneurship is an increasingly enticing lifestyle for all Canadians. Infact, small and medium enterprises contribute more than half of Canada’s GDP annually*. As traditional industries change and technology continues to reshape our lives, Canadian entrepreneurs need to know how to navigate the future of their business. What challenges lie ahead in the ever-changing business landscape? How will industry and government support the future of SMEs?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and BDC (@bdc_ca) on October 20 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll discuss the future of SMEs.

#StartupChats – Small Business Week: Top Startup Trends

Which industries are the fastest growing in Canada and what trends are we seeing this year? How can entrepreneurs prepare for change and innovation?

Industry is changing in Canada. Whether you’re in wearables, wholesale, fitness, or AI, knowing the trends and thinking high-level will let you stand out from the crowd. Which industries are the fastest growing in Canada and what trends are we seeing this year? How can entrepreneurs prepare for change and innovation?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Microsoft (@msft_businessCA) on October 25 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about the top startup trends in Canada.

#StartupChats – eCommerce Startups

Entrepreneurs need to know how they can use ecommerce strategies to increase sales, access consumer information and provide services around the world.

Starting an ecommerce business in Canada allows you to have limitless access to the world’s fastest growing consumer trend. As Canada’s ecommerce space catches up to the US, entrepreneurs need to know how they can use ecommerce strategies to increase sales, access consumer information and provide services around the world. What are the first steps in starting up online?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and UPS (@UPS_SmallBizCA) on November 1 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about E-commerce Startups.

#StartupChats – Network Security for Startups

What are cost-effective security measures startups can implement? How can startups integrate network safety from the start?

As today’s business operations rely heavily on your network capabilities, increasing forms and number of cyber attacks pose greater threat than ever. However, with limited resources and time, many startups can overlook the importance of network security. What are cost-effective security measures startups can implement? How can startups integrate network safety from the start?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Mastercard (@MastercardCAnws) on September 13 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about Network Security for Startups.

#StartupChats – Using Data for Your Startup

Find out what you need to learn and know before you begin collecting data.

Find out what you need to learn and know before you begin collecting data. Or how can startups use (Big) data to plan a startup budget? New #StartupChats Using Data for Your Startup. Tune on and join the conversation.

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Scotiabank (@Scotiabank) on Nov. 8 2017 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about using data for your startup!

#StartupChats – FinTech for Canadian Startups

What are the latest opportunities and developments in #FinTech?

FinTech (financial technology) is making a continuous rise in Canada with services that range from investments to simple mobile payments. Simplicity and speed is what entrepreneurs can value, and Canadian startups deserve to know what is available for them within this industry. What are the latest opportunities and developments in #FinTech?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Mastercard (@MastercardCAnws) on Nov 15 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about FinTech for Canadian Startups!

#StartupChats – Women Entrepreneurship Day

Learn about this incredible movement and how BDC is assisting every women entrepreneur to grow and thrive in Canada.

Empowering, supportive, and innovative! Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is celebrated globally on November 19 every year to showcase women entrepreneurs in the business world. Learn about this incredible movement and how BDC is assisting every women entrepreneur to grow and thrive in Canada.

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and BDC (@bdc_ca) on Nov 17 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about Women’s Entrepreneurship day!

#StartupChats – Scaling Your Startup

The next step forward should be an expansion; are you ready?

As a small businesses owner you have put in the long hours, withstood the uncertain times, cut losses, streamlined your efficiency and finally achieved a steady flow of income. The next step forward should be an expansion; are you ready?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Scotiabank (@ScotiaBank) on November 22 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about scaling your startup.

#StartupChats – Manufacturing for Small Business

Find out the benefits and risks manufacturing both domestic and internationally, and how you can break existing barriers in the industry today.

Are you interested in starting a business that requires you to manufacture a product? It might not be easy, but you can do it. Find out the benefits and risks manufacturing both domestic and internationally, and how you can break existing barriers in the industry today.

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and BDC (@bdc_ca) on Nov 24 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about manufacturing for small business.

#StartupChats – Finding the Right Business Advice

Whether you’re just starting out or planning to grow, talking to mentors, investors, or startup experts for business advice can heighten your chances of success.

Whether you’re just starting out or planning to grow, talking to mentors, investors, or startup experts for business advice can heighten your chances of success. Where can entrepreneurs find the right people to talk to for their plan? What questions do you need to ask get the most impact?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Microsoft (@msft_businessCA) on November 29 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12 pm – 1 pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo (@drgnmeme), Co-founder at Slingshot VoIP, we’ll learn about finding the right business advice!