Canadian Women's Network Launch Week



We celebrated the launch of our Women's Network in Silicon Valley through June 11th- 15th. We hosted an immersive program bringing 14 women from startups across Canada to Silicon Valley. Together they represented 9 industries, 6 cities and held various executive titles in their organization. 

The Exclusive Program

•Supported by 30 women Connectors from our network

•A full week packed with private one-one-one mentoring sessions, 8 roundtable & workshops

•Engaging discussions covered various topics including platform partnerships, U.S. expansion, exit strategies, media positioning and talent acquisition

• Together we had 25 speakers, session leads and mentors

Two Evening Public Events

Securing your First Enterprise Customer

• Speakers included: Heather Kernahan, President North America @ Hotwire; May Habib, CEO & Founder @ Qordoba & Michele Perras, General Manager @ Pivotal Software

• 80 Attendees that included various women's networks, startup founders and employees


Women. Power & Money - Changing the Gender Ratio in Investing

• Speakers included: Trish Costello, CEO & Founder @ Portfolia; Bubul Gupta, Board Chair @ Upaya Social Ventures @ Annette Poliwka, Angel Investors

•  50 Attendees that included angel and venture investors