THE GLOBE AND MAIL PRESENTS: Sustainable Buildings – What Approaches will Curb Emissions

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After the energy sector and transportation, buildings account for the third largest portion of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

Join The Globe’s Alex Bozikovic and industry leaders as they explore the policies, industry approaches and strategies Canada can adopt to speed the reduction of emissions, as well as the next steps we can take to decarbonize buildings from design to operations.

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021    |   1:30 PM TO 2:30 PM EDT

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NACO Atlantic Summit December 10, 2020

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The Atlantic Canada startup ecosystem may just be our country’s best kept secret. With billion dollar ideas, deep pools of capital and an enviable network of incubators and accelerators, the region is perfectly positioned to take the global stage.

Tomorrow, NACO hosts its 2020 national summit with a regional focus. Featuring in-depth discussions, we will explore ways to mobilize capital off the sidelines and increase our country’s innovation output, taking local companies to new heights.

Join us for discussions with innovation leaders, investors and entrepreneurs from across the country and around the world.

Summit main stage sessions, include:

  • Unicorn Country: Breeding Startups and Scaleups for Hypergrowth
  • Global Outlook on Canada’s National Ecosystem
  • Mobilizing Angel Activity in Atlantic Canada
  • Global Perspectives on Angel Investment
  • Why a National Equity Tax Credit Will Never Work
  • Harnessing National Collaboration to Power Regional Growth
  • The Untold Story of a Canadian Unicorn in the Atlantic Woods

Registration also provides you with access to several auxiliary sessions including the Venture Capital Showcase, where you can learn more about exciting startup, community partners and venture firms.

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“Positioning in a Downturn” Virtual Fireside Chat

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Propel has partnered with The Order of the Wallace McCain Institute to offer a virtual fireside chat on the topic “Positioning in a Downturn” with Propel Board Member, April Dunford.


7:00 pm Atlantic on Wednesday, April 8, 2020


No charge


“In good economies, strong positioning can often mean the difference between rapid vs. anemic growth for businesses. In a downturn, it can increase the chance that a new business will survive. Positioning – the art of deeply understanding who your true competitors are, what customers you can win and why, forms the bedrock of your company’s go-to-market strategy. In this session, we will discuss how to sharpen your positioning to ensure your value proposition resonates with customers grappling with a shifting operational and financial landscape. We will also discuss some tactical realities related to making a shift in positioning when cashflow is tight.”


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Fredericton & Atlantic Canada Entrepreneurs: Network, Scale, & Pitch to WIN $25K

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The Canadian Export Challenge Accelerator and Pitch Competition is coming to Fredericton on June 11th, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to network with entrepreneurs and organizations in your community who can help you scale! And, you can pitch to win $25,000 in CASH and up to an additional $100,000 in in-kind scaling support.

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Maritime DevCon taking place June 8 in Fredericton

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Maritime DevCon (hosted in Fredericton), is in their 6th year of operating the conference, having hosted over 700 attendees and 75 speakers to date. This year they anticipate 200+ attendees and 20+ sessions covering a wide range of topics including Development, Cloud, DevOps, User Experience, Data Science and Architecture.

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