Connection Silicon Valley announces Canadian Women’s Network fall cohort

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Connection Silicon Valley has announced its fall cohort of startups accepted into the Canadian Women’s Network.

The Canadian Women’s Network aims to help Canadian women scale their businesses and receive foreign investments through workshops and networking in Silicon Valley. The Startup Cohort is held three times per year and supports founders or women who hold a decision-making role in a startup with up to $1 million in revenue.

The fall Cohort will be hosted at the Canadian Landing Pad, a location set up for Canadian startups to leverage when visiting Silicon Valley. The Canadian Landing Pad is located in The Vault at 415 Jackson Street, San Francisco.

The fall Cohort is supported by over than 30 ex-pat Canadians with experience and networks in Silicon Valley. The Fall mentors and speakers include representatives from Chief Outsiders, Citi Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Off the Grid Ventures, BNY Mellon, B Capital Corp, Tribal Ventures, Voxer, and How Women Lead.

The startups and founders include:

  • Anne Genge – Alexio Corporation (Markham)
  • Lindy Ledohowski – EssayJack Inc. (Toronto)
  • Andria Santos – Fülhaus Inc. (Montreal)
  • Rhea Claus – Lane (Toronto)
  • Myrna Bittner – RUNWITHIT Synthetics (Sherwood Park)
  • Shawn Hewat – Wavy Travel Inc. (Toronto)
  • Shelby Yee – RockMass Technologies (Toronto)
  • Samantha Simonton – AMY Inspired (Vancouver)
  • Ashley Janssen – Tadum (Edmonton)
  • Jessica Galang

    Jessica Galang

    Freelance tech writer. Former BetaKit News Editor.

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