News Archives - Upside Foundation of Canada
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150 Companies Pledge to Give Back: The Canadian Startup Community Celebrates Canada150
July 6, 2017

  When we launched our 150×150 campaign earlier in 2017, our goal was to find 150 companies who are committed to giving back by the end […]

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Making an Impact for Canada150
June 27, 2017

On June 22 at Betakit150, the Canadian Startup community helped to build significant momentum for our 150×150 campaign.  With Canada Day only 9 days away, 14 […]

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The Upside Foundation welcomes Espresso Capital as a new Community Partner and Member
April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 The Upside Foundation of Canada is excited to announce a partnership with Espresso Capital. Espresso Capital provides founder friendly capital to technology […]

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The Upside Foundation Opens The Toronto Stock Exchange
April 4, 2017

This morning, The Upside Foundation opened the Toronto Stock Exchange, to pay homage to the ultimate startup dream of taking your company public, and to […]

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BlueCat Acquisition Leads to a Donation to the Upside Foundation
April 4, 2017

The Upside Foundation of Canada Donates Proceeds from its Second Exit The Upside Foundation holds stock options in many Canadian companies, and when those companies […]

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Wattpad, Wealthsimple & Overbond Kick Off The Upside Foundation’s 150×150 Challenge
April 4, 2017

Today we are excited to announce the launch of 150×150: Turn Equity Into Charity, our campaign to double our membership to 150 companies as we […]

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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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#CelebrateTheUpside
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 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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