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                1 day 10 hours ago


                Are you interested in finding out which Canadian entrepreneur you’re most like? Take the @sbcontario Canadian Entrepreneur Matching Quiz and be entered into a draw for 1 of 5 $50 prepaid Visa cards.

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                There is no better way to kickoff this epic conference than with the following three accomplished leaders and changemakers.??

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                It’s that time again ????

                Join us and local entrepreneurs on September 12th to celebrate the graduation of our 12th Ignition cohort! This cohort includes start-ups in fintech, aerospace, gaming, travel tech and more. https://t.co/8as9lubvbb https://t.co/PRB10UOyE2

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                ???Understanding ‘QuickBooks Online’ @LoganKatz_LLP Learning Series

                Accounting in the cloud is becoming more prevalent in today’s world. This free seminar offers an in-depth overview of QuickBooks Online. Happening September 12th at 9:30AM.

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                Are you interested in learning how to leverage IP to grow your Canadian climate tech company? Join @SmartBiggar on September 22nd for their free workshop.

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                Starter Company Plus participants receive:

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                Interested? Apply before September 24, 2021: https://t.co/4f6xug5eOP https://t.co/iX3njtmz3f

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                Are you looking to enhance your personal brand? Check out this session hosted by @AmandaBernardo ???? https://t.co/FuSMZFDEqQ

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                This training session aims to educate and support organizations of all sizes and from all industries to make progress on 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace, sharing insights and best practices in Canada. https://t.co/CkdfANf8lN ??? https://t.co/xKifIU2qYA

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