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Crank, Field Effect and X top Ottawa scale-up Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) leaderboard

The Scale-Up Program was established to help high-potential companies manage rapid growth and, ultimately, scale successfully. Through this program, Invest Ottawa supports...
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Ranovus, Mindbridge AI and Assent Compliance makes the 2020 Narwhal List

The Narwhal List sheds light on the ability of firms to scale up and reach world-class status. The ranking system...
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Aide au virage numérique de milliers de petites entreprises : nouveaux revenus, survie à la pandémie et moteur de relance économique

Investir Ottawa offrira un nouveau Programme pour le numérique et les rues principales afin d’assurer la viabilité de 4 100 petites entreprises dans...
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Invest Ottawa to Deliver New Digital Main Street Program to Help Future-Proof 4,100 Small Businesses

Helping Thousands of Main Street Companies Open Their Virtual Doors to Generate New Revenue, Survive the Pandemic and Drive Our...
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Preserving Work-Life Balance in a Pandemic
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Preserving Work-Life Balance in a Pandemic

3.5 mins | 850 words By: Cowan Insurance Group As we pull together to reduce the spread of COVID-19, working...
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10 Steps to Successful Strategy Execution
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10 Steps to Successful Strategy Execution

8 mins | 1815 words By: Ella Mar Numerous books have been written on how to drive successful execution within...
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Fundraising in the time of COVID-19: An Ottawa perspective
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Fundraising in the time of COVID-19: An Ottawa perspective

6 mins | 1,350 words By: Megan Maltby A few weeks ago, I shared insights from investors on how COVID-19 is set to...
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Ottawa: Connectivity Provides Opportunity on the Turbulent Sea 
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Ottawa: Connectivity Provides Opportunity on the Turbulent Sea 

4.5 mins | 800 words By: Adam Dewar Since being confined to our homes, I, along with many of you,...
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Impact of COVID-19 on the Ottawa Defence and Security Sector
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Impact of COVID-19 on the Ottawa Defence and Security Sector

2.5 mins | 592 words By: Steve Onions Ottawa has a wide range of defence and security companies. The list includes multi-nationals with...
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Highlights from the software sector in the early days of the global pandemic
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Highlights from the software sector in the early days of the global pandemic

4.5 mins | 970 words By: David Rodas-Wright Hold fast! – In sailing folklore, those words were often inked across the knuckles of...
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5 SaaS Startups Making Working from Home Work
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5 SaaS Startups Making Working from Home Work

3.5 mins | 900 words By: Katie LeClair Today, we're all relying on technology to a greater degree than we...
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When do I patent my software-based product or service?
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When do I patent my software-based product or service?

3.5 mins | 820 words By: Jeff Leuschner Your product or service is software-based. It is innovative, maybe even disruptive....
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Innovation Economy Council formed to drive Canada’s technology economy post-pandemic

New collective voice for the ecosystem launches first white paper TORONTO, April 29, 2020 – The founders of the newly...
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Invest Ottawa Launches Podcast Focusing on Shared COVID-19 Experiences

Ottawa, Ontario – April 23, 2020:  Invest Ottawa is launching a new limited-edition podcast to provide honest observations about how...
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So – You’ve Decided to Apply for Government Grants?

6.5 mins | 1319 words By: Adam Dewar "How do I access government funding?" It's a question I hear often,...
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5 Ways to Adapt Your Fundraising Strategy in the Time of COVID-19

3.5 mins | 781 words By: Megan Maltby As an investment analyst, I coach and provide tech or tech-enabled startups...
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Preserving cash and talent: A practical guide
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Preserving cash and talent: A practical guide

Actionable insight for decision making about workforce retention and cost reduction measures Six weeks in, while many workers seem to have settled into a...
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Les leaders économiques d’Ottawa publient une lettre ouverte aux gouvernements demandant différentes mesures d’interventions pour les entreprises et un plan d’actions pour stimuler la reprise économique

Ottawa, le mardi 14 avril 2020 - En étroite collaboration avec le maire d'Ottawa, Jim Watson, les leaders économiques de...
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Ottawa’s Business Leaders Issue Open Letter to Governments Calling for More Action to Help Companies Survive COVID-19 and Help Drive Economic Recovery

Ottawa, Ontario – April 14, 2020:  In close collaboration with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, economic leaders across the Ottawa Region...
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A Lesson for Covid-19? How the Dot-com Bubble Burst Saved My Startup
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A Lesson for Covid-19? How the Dot-com Bubble Burst Saved My Startup

10 mins | 1988 words By: Nick Quain In the summer of 2001, I was on a roll. Although the...
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