Startup Canada Podcast Ep.148: Leveraging tech to grow with Quebec

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Quebec is filled with economic innovation, ICT specialists, and the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Peter Stastny is a business development specialist with over three decades running, building, and coaching small businesses, working to spark and sustain economic development in the community.

Carol Cotton is the general director of the ICT Technocentre in Gaspesie, Quebec. For the past 10 years, he’s held many unique roles in industries ranging from pulp and paper to signs and visual communication.

In this week’s #StartupPodcast, host Rivers Corbett will talk to Stastny about his approach to building community in the Quebec region, and to Cotton about how ICT is connecting people for work more than ever before. Get ready for a blended conversation.

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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