Jeff Musson shared North of 41's event to the group: StartupNorth.

Great lineup of speakers for the North of 41 Fireside Chat at the Toronto Stock Exchange #tsxignite #firesidechat #northof41
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3 Common Mistakes to Avoid as CEO

October 4, 2016, 7:30am

Toronto Stock Exchange

Join us for an expanded version of North of 41 and the TSX Fireside Chat with the CEOs; an event series hosted at the Toronto Stock Exchange. The purpose of this event is to have an indepth discussion with experts and fellow CEOs as to avoiding 3 of the most common mistakes CEOs make as head of their company.

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Speaking at NACO (National Angel Summit) nxt wk w Globe & Mail on creating a culture of risk and success in Canada.

The Canadian brand & culture is generally perceived as being about modesty & politeness. This is often cited by investors and entrepreneurs as a leading cause for why we don't realize our fullest potential when competing globally.

So my questions to you:
- is this even accurate? how risk-averse are we? or do you see something else @ play here?
- how we can overcome issues that limit the growth of Canada's startup ecosystem?
- what we can do to get our investors & founders to be bolder, to take bigger moonshot risks & to celebrate their success?

Thanks a mill, Startup North peeps - look forward to hearing your voices & sharing with the Summit!
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Happy Monday friends! For anyone curious to learn about, or brush up on, the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (or SR&ED) tax credit we're hosting a lunch-time workshop tomorrow in the Camden Street lounge.

Speaker info and registration at the link below. Have an awesome day and hope to see of you tomorrow!
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free 10/10 startup idea ;)
will support and help raise funds for anyone willing to build this.
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Lucas WalkerWhat about personal sob stories on LinkedIn

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Genia MiinkoLucas Walker that will obviously be the 2.0 upgrade

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Daniel DuboisHow about an extension for blocking click bait? You could also fire based on sharing click bait if you wish

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Hey startup peeps! Do you have recommendation for a USD credit card for businesses by Canadian banks? Inclined to just stick with my regular bank (scotia) but wondering if there's more info/features I should be looking into. Any tips appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less

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Rob TyrieTD has a usd credit card. They have a great branch network in the stats.

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Thomas RankinIt's pretty easy to get a Chase Liquid.

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Rubsun HoCheck out Goldmoney - they have a gold denominated credit card that will save you a lot of money on the usual bank forex fees. And it's a Canadian "startup".

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Mark van BerkelI recently got a Amazon VISA that's provided by Chase bank, which has no foreign currency exchange fees.

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Misha PlotkineIf you're ok with using personal accounts for it, the Amazon visa as Mark van Berkel mentioned is the best choice, the no fx fee (you get charged the visa overnight rate which is usually just a bit above spot) means you will actually get a better rate on the fx conversion than with any Canadian bank because they take a spread to the spot rate. The same terms are actually provided on the Marriott rewards premier visa

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Misha Plotkine

Melissa Shapiro NightingaleTd is useful on the east coast of the US but only so so on the west so check state coverage if you know where you're likely to use it. BMO has a relationship with Harris bank out of Chicago. Scotia has a relationship with BoA which is everywhere in the US. And AmEx is a great US business card but don't think it's integrated with AmEx Canada (or wasn't when I moved here a couple years ago). Good luck!!

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