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Now displaying: June, 2021
Jun 25, 2021

"Can we expect that Canadian tech will start paying talent what they're worth?"

Co-hosts Douglas Soltys and Rob Kenedi are joined by producer Kattie Laur to answer listener questions about US companies nabbing Canadian talent; under-the-radar unicorns, what's happening in cleantech and healthtech; and employee mental health.

Sponsored by Nugget.ai. Produced with support from TWG.

Jun 19, 2021

"This is not just at a federal or provincial level, it's also municipal. The City of Vancouver, in my nine years, hasn't done anything in the tech space."

Launch Ventures CEO Ray Walia and VRARA Vancouver President Dan Burgar join to discuss Vancouver tech: with excitement, optimism, and perhaps a sense of foreboding.

Sponsored by Nugget.ai. Produced with support from TWG.

Jun 12, 2021

"It's hearing those stories of small business owners literally losing everything overnight... that prompted me to look at ways of leveraging technology to solve this problem for them."

Heirlume co-founder and CEO Julie MacDonell explains the Byzantine process of trademark registration, the potential risks for startups, and the importance of building diverse companies.

Sponsored by Xero. Produced with support from TWG.

Jun 4, 2021
"When you look at the Big Five banks today, they all have the same technology stack, the same products, the same features, and the same fees. There isn't truly competition."
 
Neo Financial co-founder and CEO Andrew Chau talks Open Banking, financial innovation, and how he plans to compete with the Big Five banks (and Wealthsimple).
 
Sponsored by Xero. Produced with support from TWG.
 
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