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Canada, with nine percent of the world’s forests, is a land of plenty. As well as an enviable array of natural resources, Canada also boasts incredible support for entrepreneurs, both homegrown and international. Many household names, such as Slack, Hootsuite and Shopify — which may be mistakenly considered as U.S. products — hail from north of the border. This proves Canada is capable of delivering on startup success.

Source: Tech Crunch

Date: April 21st, 2017

Link: https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/20/canada-is-north-americas-up-and-coming-startup-center/

Discussion

1) ” There is a huge selection of government aid available to small businesses, some of which includes grants that don’t have to be paid back.”  Check out the link here to see all the available Canadian government money for startups.

2) Why might some major Canadian successes be thought of as coming from the U.S. and what, if anything, should Canada do about this?

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