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Now displaying: May, 2022
May 31, 2022

“We have really no programming to teach mentors, it’s all tribal.”

Brice Scheschuk (Wind Mobile, Globalive) discusses the CDL session that gave him imposter syndrome, prompting the launch of MindFrame Connect to improve the craft of mentorship and create more resilient entrepreneurs.

Sponsored by RBC.

Originally aired Nov 8, 2021.

May 24, 2022
"I have to note the huge sigh that was just expressed through Tony's entire being."

RBCx's Anthony Mouchantaf (AKA, Tony Dagger) returns as a special guest to help answer listener-submitted questions about: the potential of no more VCCI funding for Canadian VCs; the bubble-bursting reality currently hitting Canadian tech companies; and whether or not wearables are cool again.

Sponsored by RBC.

May 19, 2022

“The unforeseen consequences of this stuff has ripples throughout society that in the most generous interpretation we didn’t see coming, but can no longer deny.”

Former OneEleven executive director Siri Agrell explains why she believes politicians shouldn't use social media; CCI's Alanna Sokic explains why the Ontario budget is not a budget.

Sponsored by Osler.

May 9, 2022

"That impact that's being felt in the public markets will start to trickle down to the earlier rounds."

Damien Steel, managing partner and head of ventures at OMERS Ventures, takes umbrage with how valuations - or more specifically, the sticker price placed on funding rounds - are paraded in the media.

Sponsored by Osler.

May 3, 2022

"We're very social creatures, so human-to-human connection is ultimately what we're craving even if we are working in a digital-by-design or remote-first environment."

Shawn Hewat, CEO and co-founder of Wavy, joins to discuss burnout and talent churn in the new remote & hybrid world, and how tech companies are trying to manage and measure culture.

Sponsored by Osler and Cisco.

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