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75 Members Porpoise

The Upside Foundation Reaches 75 Member Companies with Porpoise
January 25, 2017

Startups across Canada have an enormous potential to generate significant economic and social impact through their business operations.  Accompanying this potential is a responsibility to […]

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Upside Foundation Board Member Gerry Pond appointed a Member of the Order of Canada
January 5, 2017

We are very proud to share that Upside Foundation Board Member Gerry Pond has been appointed a member of the Order of Canada, “for his contributions to […]

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Upside Breakfast in Vancouver
December 8, 2016

During Vancouver Startup Week, the Upside Foundation hosted a Community Breakfast. The breakfast, held on September 27, was an opportunity for the Upside Foundation network […]

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December 1, 2016

#CelebrateTheUpside was a campaign to celebrate and encourage giving back from the Canadian startup community.  Through the campaign, members of the community were invited to […]

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The Elusive Digital Marketing Ninja: An Upside Foundation Member Dinner
December 1, 2016

An evening for Upside members to learn and connect. At our Member Breakfast in August, two key insights came out of our discussion. Our members are […]

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Janet Bannister

Janet Bannister @ Real Ventures: Building community, making values-based decisions & how having meaning in your career makes it all a little easier
October 26, 2016


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Real Ventures

The Upside Foundation Welcomes Real Ventures as a New Community Partner
October 26, 2016

The Upside Foundation of Canada is excited to announce a partnership with Real Ventures. Real Ventures is Canada’s largest and most active seed venture fund. […]

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The Business Case for Giving Back: Part 2
October 18, 2016

How joining the Upside Foundation helps you achieve your business goals Last week we talked about how embedding a social mission into your business can help […]

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The Business Case for Giving Back: Part 1
October 7, 2016

Why embedding a social mission is one of the smartest things your startup can do Talent, customers and exposure: three of the most critical things to […]

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Wellington Announcement

Wellington Financial is a Founding Donor to the Upside Foundation
September 6, 2016

August 8, 2016.  By Mark Usher at Wellington Financial. The Upside Foundation is the brainchild of Toronto-based venture capitalist, Rob Antoniades, and Janie Goldstein. We […]

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