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Nominations are open for the 2021 Bootstrap Awards! Celebrate the amazing work of the National Capital Region’s best self-capitalized companies. 🏆

Visit https://t.co/OqT4NHNhbt for eligibility information and to nominate before March 31!

@SmartBiggar @TheOttNetwork https://t.co/qVgkfDIal0

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Catch @ExportDevCanada’s new webinar to learn how you can identify emerging international markets for your service-oriented small

🔗 https://t.co/jRpx8Hu2OL https://t.co/qg9N4gmJeS

1 day 11 hours ago


Invest Ottawa’s Paula Hopkins and @obj_news discuss how a growing number of Ottawa retailers, restaurants and other main street businesses have been able to thrive amid the pandemic with the help of @digital_mainst.

📺You can watch the webinar here:
https://t.co/YIg0QOfRVw https://t.co/3P5PrzPk7S

1 day 16 hours ago


What an amazing week😍

Be sure to check out all of the #IWW2021 events taking place next week as well! You don’t want to miss out! https://t.co/ymOs5gPu6c

#WeMeanBusiness https://t.co/EDzy7XuW0N

2 days 8 hours ago


The newest episode of #InvestedPod is live! Tune in to hear how @MandelaSH is using her expertise to help start-up founders raise the capital they need to scale their business. 💸

🎧Listen here: https://t.co/0GHzsv4lFR https://t.co/A06sdT2wqq

2 days 10 hours ago


Are you ready to get inspired and learn from women scientists who do ground-breaking work in the AI field?

🔗 Register now: https://t.co/1AU8TBtIN7
#IWW2021 https://t.co/UTPko1dLnW

2 days 13 hours ago


🗓️ Join us on March 17th for a FREE workshop where you can learn how digital tools can help you prepare your business to be competitive online in the digital environment. Hosted by Robert Hocking.

✍️ Register today https://t.co/dYsndVr6Ly
@FedDevOntario @digital_mainst https://t.co/Abea8Duk4Y

2 days 15 hours ago


🎙️ @sshorey talking about #IWW2021 on the Ready Set Grow Podcast. https://t.co/oF5GavH5bA

2 days 16 hours ago


Register for this business owner bootcamp to build confidence and resilience, and to get innovative!

#IWW2021 https://t.co/rgoAcfBCUz

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Have you registered yet?

#IWW2021 https://t.co/GCQdDBB6yc

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