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Whether you’re selling racks of clothes or lines of code, we can help.

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Register for an upcoming workshop. Participate from the comfort of your own home.

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Check out this free workshop where @davidbnz will provide a powerful & practical metaphor & framework for thinking about how real world-virtual world interaction drives business success.

✍️ Register today: https://t.co/fIuVTMOUmo
@FedDevOntario @digital_mainst https://t.co/kBhxEj8EEX

7 hours 41 minutes ago


🎙️This week on #InvestedPod, @MandelaSH Founder & CEO of @FounderGym chats with @pinkrobotto to discuss why she’s invested in ensuring representation among tech leaders.

Here’s a sneak peak👇 https://t.co/SbYid5ig2w

9 hours 2 minutes ago


What are you doing this week?

🗓️ Visit our International Womxn’s Week calendar for a list of exciting, empowering, + educating events taking place!

#WeMeanBusiness #IWW2021 https://t.co/4l3sYKDbZ4

2 days 9 hours ago


In @naomiathaile x @Invest_Ottawa’s special #IWW2021 edition of #PowerOfWhy, @sandranng shares how entrepreneurs and professionals can:

💪🏾 Chart a mission-driven path, and
💰 Grow wealth along the way.

Tune in: https://t.co/dlyR5PlwbX https://t.co/MvsMXaqAcg

2 days 10 hours ago


Taking place tomorrow, still time to register! ⤵️ #IWW2021 https://t.co/Mhj9Cn4fgo

2 days 11 hours ago


Tomorrow at noon join us and @SyntaxStrategic for a virtual fireside chat with @TanyaTalaga; Ojibwe author and truth-teller. Tanya is a visionary for Canada’s reconciliation journey, with many awards and recognitions to her name. 🔥

https://t.co/ixkKnnE9VX #IWW2021 https://t.co/FOMU9rPJG8

2 days 12 hours ago


🗓️There’s still time to register to join @uOttawa & Invest Ottawa for inspiration and actionable insight from cybersecurity leaders breaking barriers and billion-dollar markets

Learn more: https://t.co/JDV6YUix71

#WeMeanBusiness #IWW2021 https://t.co/gJmoDXNZoR

2 days 12 hours ago


📰 SheBoot Round Two: Womxn Investing in Womxn as Venture Funding to Female Founders Drops Globally.

The @CapitalAngels & Invest Ottawa launched a call for applications for the second round of SheBoot.

Full details: https://t.co/kPomiQeODL.

2 days 14 hours ago


That concludes our Womxn Angel Investor Breakfast💸

Thank you to all panelists, speakers, partners, sponsors, and participants involved in today’s event. 👏

🗓️To take a look at upcoming events visit our calendar: https://t.co/ymOs5gPu6c
#IWW2021 https://t.co/XQGfM0zeLw

2 days 15 hours ago


How to become an Angel?

💸Attend a @CapitalAngels Network session as a guest
💸 Attend an Angel 101 session
💸 Join Capital Angel Network and get started

Learn more: https://t.co/sI3CE1pY0F

2 days 15 hours ago