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Invested in Our New Reality

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Congratulations to the whole team at @rewind 🥳 https://t.co/tmd9O2mUDA

6 hours 43 minutes ago


Calling eastern Ontario innovators, check out this amazing new challenge led by @OCInnovation and get excited about empowering your community! Challenge runs until Feb 3rd, you don’t want to miss out.👇👇 https://t.co/gEYW4Tkups

1 day 4 hours ago


📶In partnership w/ @OttawaHospital, @OCInnovation is looking to connect with #SMEs to tackle the challenge to reduce ER visits by the elderly and leverage #5G for the development of their #tech.

Learn more about the challenge: https://t.co/sjxFlIGUBE
@encqor https://t.co/fuwxj4Rasu

2 days 6 hours ago


The pandemic has hit SMEs hard. How this group positions itself for the future may spell the difference between a serious recession and a depression as the economy reopens.

💻@MNP_LLP shares their tips for businesses https://t.co/VUTtOUqDrs.

3 days 3 hours ago


Register today for your chance to hear a galaxy of women achievers speak on women-led interventions in technology and opportunities for women tech entrepreneurs in the global economy.

🔗Learn more: https://t.co/VVBgsj05MO

@GlobalWIC #womenincloud #shesoars #WICPower2021 https://t.co/F0CFut3QL3

4 days 6 hours ago


#InvestedPod has officially launched its first episode of 2021! 🎉

🎧 Tune in now and hear how @digital_mainst ambassador, Marie Pierre Faye of Faye Beverage used digital tools to set herself apart: https://t.co/0GHzsv4lFR https://t.co/W49VYGGanv

4 days 23 hours ago


Check out @OCInnovation’s exciting new challenge! In partnership with @OttawaHospital, OCI is looking to connect with #SMEs developing #tech that can monitor or predict deteriorating health conditions in the elderly population. @encqor

🔗Learn more: https://t.co/sjxFlIGUBE https://t.co/F7GaCbfjYY

5 days 2 hours ago


You’ve received a “cease and desist” letter – now what?

✨ Don’t panic
✨ Don’t forget the deadline to respond
✨ Don’t ignore the letter
✨ Do obtain expert legal advice

If you are interested in learning more, check out the full @SmartBiggar blog.👇

5 days 3 hours ago


🎞️To check out the event recording visit: https://t.co/4yrkMZkpOL

5 days 6 hours ago


#InvestedPod is back🙌

To kick off 2021, @pinkrobotto sat down with local entrepreneur Marie Pierre Faye of Faye Beverage to talk all things JUICE!

Here’s a sneak peek of tomorrow’s episode. Don’t forget to tune in! 🎧 https://t.co/WuACM9MKyf

5 days 20 hours ago