Advancing Social Impact Startups in Canada

Advancing Social Impact Startups in Canada

Kari Gordon is the Executive Director of Startup Calgary. She is a champion of the startup community, bringing together diverse people, skills, and experiences to foster innovation. She has been instrumental in leading Alberta to transform economic downturn into entrepreneurial opportunities.

Under Kari’s leadership, Startup Calgary became a founding member of the Calgary Innovation Coalition, a collective of 17 organizations representing the innovation community to the Alberta government.

Hannah Cree is the co-founder of CMNGD (COMMONGOOD) and a leading Alberta advocate for social enterprise and compassionate business innovation.

In her work, Hannah combines experience in entrepreneurship, finances and marketing with a passion for ending poverty and homelessness in Canada.

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • How should Social Good startups direct their capital raising efforts?
  • What sectors is Calgary gaining traction in their startup ecosystem
  • What does the angel and VC ecosystem look like in Calgary?

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