Startup Canada Podcast Ep.117: Exit strategies with Mark MacLeod

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After nearly 20 years in the startup scene, Mark MacLeod has witnessed first-hand how Canada’s transforming into a bustling hub of tech and innovation. His experiences in helping founders fund, grow, and exit their companies, while building mutually-beneficial relationships across borders and oceans, has led him to become a notable figure in the startup scene with a razor sharp view of the Canadian entrepreneurship ecosystem.

“I think the word’s out that Canada is a great place to build a software business.”

MacLeod is the founder of SurePath Capital, a strategic financial advisory company for the emerging leaders in SaaS, ecommerce and SMB software. From funding to exits, Mark supports visionaries on their path to success.

In this week’s #StartupPodcast, host Rivers Corbett talks to Mark MacLeod about the realities of exiting your startup and how Canada’s becoming the hottest place to start and grow your tech company.

The Startup Canada Podcast Show is a production of Startup Canada, a grassroots, entrepreneur-led movement to bring together, celebrate, and give a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurship community. On the podcast, award-winning entrepreneur host Rivers Corbett speaks with the movers and shakers of Canada’s entrepreneurship community to give a glimpse into the future of business, and share insights on everything from social innovation to the future of work, investing, and why we need to think bigger to take our businesses global. Join Rivers Corbett for new episodes every Tuesday airing at 10 AM ET for lessons, trends, and opportunities in entrepreneurship from Vancouver to Fredericton; and Israel to Peru.

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