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Ten Ottawa tech companies with job openings this July 
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Ten Ottawa tech companies with job openings this July 

7 mins | 800 wordsBy: Brooke Harrison This summer take the plunge and land your dream job! Tech companies across...
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Growing pains (and gains) — how Shannon Ferguson is breaking barriers for women in sports tech
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Growing pains (and gains) — how Shannon Ferguson is breaking barriers for women in sports tech

Shannon Ferguson will have her voice heard.  When she began playing hockey as a child, she was one of just...
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Invest Ottawa Unveils the IO Venture Path

The optimized portfolio will help Ottawa’s startups and scaleups shorten their path to success June 24, 2021 Ottawa, ON –...
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Indigenous entrepreneurs making a difference in the capital
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Indigenous entrepreneurs making a difference in the capital

This June marks the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous History Month, a time to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and...
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Pow Wow Pitch and Invest Ottawa: Working together to support Indigenous entrepreneurs
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Pow Wow Pitch and Invest Ottawa: Working together to support Indigenous entrepreneurs

This June marks the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous History Month in Canada. It is a time for reflection and acknowledging and celebrating the incredible contributions...
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My name, my brand? Why protecting your own name as a trademark might be harder than you think.

3 mins | 669 words by: Jamie-Lynn Kraft When starting your business, one of the first questions you probably asked...
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Digital Main Street (DMS) Future Proof Program Helps 1,700+ Businesses Go Digital to Survive Shutdowns and Thrive Post-Pandemic

Invest Ottawa and Regional Partners Help Main Street Business in Canada's Capital and Southeastern Ontario Combat COVID-19 Ottawa, June 11,...
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Julie MacDonell: Trademark Lawyer Turned Tech Entrepreneur
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Julie MacDonell: Trademark Lawyer Turned Tech Entrepreneur

6 mins | 1173 words Just over a decade ago, senior-level lawyer Julie MacDonell ran her own boutique firm. Her...
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SheBoot Investment for Women Founders Jumps to $300,000 in the Face of Pandemic

20 Women Angel Investors Propel the Growth of Women Founders through SheBoot as Mistral Venture Partners Comes on Board Ottawa,...
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5 Reasons Ottawa is a great place for 5G and ICT talent  
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5 Reasons Ottawa is a great place for 5G and ICT talent  

  5 mins | 650 words By: Trevor Kerr Yes, Ottawa is synonymous with being Canada’s capital city, the site...
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Two leaders shaping business and community in Ottawa
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Two leaders shaping business and community in Ottawa

Asian Heritage Month has come and gone, but we want to take one more opportunity to celebrate two women who...
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Ten Ottawa tech companies with job openings this June  
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Ten Ottawa tech companies with job openings this June  

7 mins | 980 wordsBy: Brooke Harrison Whether you’re currently job seeking or interested in an exciting career change, tech...
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Three agency owners bridging digital and design
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Three agency owners bridging digital and design

The month of May was officially designated Asian Heritage Month by the Government of Canada in 2002. It recognizes the...
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SheBoot Applications More Than Double as Graduates Secure Deals and Investment

SheBoot Applications More Than Double as Graduates Secure Deals and Investment Investment-Ready Bootcamp For Women Founders Gains Momentum and Fuels...
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Two more entrepreneurs adding some unique flavour to Ottawa’s food and beverage industry 
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Two more entrepreneurs adding some unique flavour to Ottawa’s food and beverage industry 

May is Asian Heritage Month, so the team at Invest Ottawa is continuing to celebrate some of the local entrepreneurs...
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RedLore’s Supply-Chain Solution
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RedLore’s Supply-Chain Solution

4 mins | 1000 wordsBy: Jenn Campbell A bad experience supplying a customer a few years ago gave Niek Van Dierdonck an...
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Five entrepreneurs adding some unique flavour to Ottawa’s food and beverage industry
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Five entrepreneurs adding some unique flavour to Ottawa’s food and beverage industry

During Black History Month, Invest Ottawa took some time to celebrate some of the local Black entrepreneurs from various industries...
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Top 3 Tips for an Impactful Workshop
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Top 3 Tips for an Impactful Workshop

Top 3 Tips for an Impactful Virtual Workshop 10 -12 mins | 1520 words By: Matt McGarrity  During a year...
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Formed by Hand and by Family – the Story of Ottawa Samosa
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Formed by Hand and by Family – the Story of Ottawa Samosa

10 mins | 2,100 wordsBy: Randy Gaudreau When asked about his background, Owais Khan, owner of Ottawa Samosa, says his...
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Unlocking Career Potential With Oneness Career Coaching
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Unlocking Career Potential With Oneness Career Coaching

7 mins | 1,2oo wordsBy: Brooke Harrison Sitting down with career coach Josephine Mensah, it’s no wonder that her professional...
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