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Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX)

November 22, 2016, 9:00am

MaRS Discovery District

CIX is Canada’s longest running and most successful destination which brings together tech entreprenuers, founders, VCs, angels, corporates, investment bankers, technology providers and media. CIX is about education, connecting people, collaboration and th introduction of emerging innovative technology products and services that will be an integral part of Canada’s economic growth. In its 9th year, the CIX curates and showcases innovation in Canada and is a destination where deals get done. The CIX brand includes the CIX Top 20 – which is an annual curated list of Canada’s most innovative tech startup companies

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November 21, 2016, 8:00am

MaRS Discovery District

CIX FinTech will bring together global financial services decision makers and emerging Canadian FinTech ‘entrepreneurs in an environment of education and partnership collaboration. The full day will include candid discussions with senior level bankers on their innovation strategies, global trends with the heads of the fintech clusters from UK, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Brazil and Australia, federal regulators, the experiences with fintech CEOs on partnering with banks and non-banks, insurance tech, blockchain and cyber security.

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In your opinion what Canadian startups are generating the most PR and Media attention? ... See MoreSee Less

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Aram MelkoumovWealthsimple

15 hours ago   ·  5

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Aram Melkoumov

Melissa Shapiro NightingaleSlightly biased but Wattpad PR team is kicking butt. Lots of coverage out of the US, especially in entertainment, consumer, and ad pubs, and regular love from the Canadian outlets too.

14 hours ago   ·  4
Melissa Shapiro Nightingale

Robert LendvaiWhat's the PR metric you're trying to track? We're doing pretty well drawing attention to our story.

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Robert Lendvai

Mark EvansI think the better question is what startups are generating the most traction and growth. PR and media attention is wonderful but it's the cherry on top of the sundae. Most startups enjoy their time in the spotlight but it's fleeting. As well, media coverage is a crapshoot. It's impossible to know when or if it will happen. It's why I think growing the business and driving awareness in different ways is a more pragmatic approach.

2 hours ago   ·  5
Mark Evans

Robert LendvaiMark is right. PR that doesn't drive traction and growth is pretty much a masturbatory practice.

1 hour ago   ·  1
Robert Lendvai

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Will be in Toronto November 22-25th. Anything interesting going on that week? ... See MoreSee Less

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Michael MahonCIX Nov 21-22 I beleive

5 days ago

Will PateDrinks with me 😎

5 days ago   ·  2

Michael TippettThanks Michael.

5 days ago

Citizenziggy EsQobarso close =(

5 days ago   ·  1
Citizenziggy EsQobar

Sue the nite of Nov 21st - after CIX FinTech

4 days ago
Sue Britton

Alex TongHey old friend :) - catch up?

3 days ago   ·  1
Alex Tong

Michael TippettFor sure Alex. Will hit you up with my deets

3 days ago   ·  1
Michael Tippett

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