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Videos that showcase Canadian entrepreneurs changing the world. Learn and be inspired.
RBC has joined forces with the C100 to share stories of Canadian entrepreneurs and our connections with Silicon Valley. “our stories” is your inside track on what it takes to succeed as a global player. RBC and C100 will be sharing videos that showcase Canadians changing the world, provide real-life stories of successes (and failures) and advice on how to succeed as an entrepreneur.
RBC is committed to sharing Canadian technology, entrepreneurship and innovation stories to elevate the conversation at home and abroad. Sharing and highlighting content elevates the conversation around infrastructure, education, talent, regulation and resources needed for economic prosperity in Canada.
C100 is dedicated to giving back to the Canadian innovation economy and fostering the next generation of successful entrepreneurs and innovative companies in Canada. Showcasing Canadian business thought leaders in the San Francisco Bay area through storytelling sheds light on their successes, their challenges and their advice for those who are building global players based in Canada.
About the C100:
C100 is a non-profit, member-driven association of Canadian thought leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area committed to supporting and accelerating the innovation economy in Canada. The C100 represents a select group of experienced entrepreneurs, executives of leading technology companies, and venture capital investors.
John Stackhouse is a nationally bestselling author and one of Canada’s leading voices on innovation and economic disruption. He is senior vice-president in the Office of the CEO at Royal Bank of Canada, leading the organization’s research and thought leadership on economic, technological and social change. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of the Globe and Mail and editor of Report on Business. He is a senior fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and sits on the boards of Queen’s University, the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada and the Literary Review of Canada. His latest book, "Planet Canada: How Our Expats Are Shaping the Future", explores the untapped resource of the millions of Canadians who don’t live here but exert their influence from afar.
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