Marissa McTasney, founder and CEO of MoxieTrade, is passing on the torch to Janice McDonald, founder of The Beacon Agency to become the new Startup Canada Women’s Ambassador. Janice is preparing to inspire national action with one empowering idea.

“This will be the year of collaboration.”

In this special #StartupPodcast, CEO of Startup Canada and host Victoria Lennox interviews two leaders who are unleashing the inner entrepreneur of women across the nation. Celebrate International Women’s Day with Startup Canada in this special podcast at

The Startup Canada Podcast Show is a production of Startup Canada, a grassroots, entrepreneur-led movement to bring together, celebrate, and give a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurship community. On the podcast, award-winning entrepreneur host Rivers Corbett speaks with the movers and shakers of Canada’s entrepreneurship community to give a glimpse into the future of business, and share insights on everything from social innovation to the future of work, investing, and why we need to think bigger to take our businesses global. Join Rivers Corbett for new episodes every Tuesday airing at 10 AM ET for lessons, trends, and opportunities in entrepreneurship from Vancouver to Fredericton; and Israel to Peru.

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