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TORONTO’S STARTUP & ENTREPRENEUR PODCAST

Startup Talk Toronto’s Startup Podcast is ON AIR!  Sharing Toronto’s startup stories.  Celebrating the successes and failures in Toronto’s startup ecosystem.  We are talking to entrepreneurs, founders, funders, innovators, and leaders in Toronto.

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Craig Major is Toronto’s Entrepreneur Mentor, The Startup Coach. With an extensive corporate background including being the youngest Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche where he was Senior Manager of Architecture and Planning. Program Director for the Wireless Activation Centre at Bell Mobility, Chief Technology Officer at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Program Director at Davis+Henderson doing software implementation for Canadian banks. and more before founding Canada’s largest Startup community TorontoStarts (formerly Startup Toronto) Toronto’s Entrepreneur & Startup Community in early 2015.

TorontoStarts now supports over 22,000 active entrepreneurs in the GTA and has grown to the largest startup community in Canada. With a reach of over 120,000+ followers across our platforms, The Startup Coach has hosted over 700 startup events, courses, and workshops.  Having been so active the Startup Coach has spoken in front of over 70,000 entrepreneurs. Working with startups all day every day Craig has personally coached over 600 startups, judged over 100 pitch competitions, and helped companies raise over $60 million. He helps startups and small businesses grow.  On The Startup Talk Podcast The Startup Coach talks to entrepreneurs and industry experts to tell the true stories of starting up in Toronto

Latest Episodes

Are We at Peak AI

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Are We at Peak AI Is the AI Bubble Ready to Burst? Insights from Industry Experts on the latest episode of Startup Talk.

University Roles in Nurturing Entrepreneurs

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Discover the pivotal role universities should play in nurturing entrepreneurial talent and supporting students' interest in startups.

Top AI Tools for Productivity and Efficiency in 2024

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Discover the Top AI Tools for Productivity revolutionizing productivity in 2024! We delve into the Top AI Tools for Productivity

Is the Government Doing Enough to Support Startups?

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Is the Government Doing Enough to Support Startups? Industry experts Alex, Thyagi, and Jon share their insights regarding government programs

Disconnecting to Connect

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Disconnecting to Connect in 2024 with guest Jon Irwin, Thyagi DeLanerolle, and Alex Kapelos-Peters, and the Startup Coach, on Startup Talk

Will it be Harder in 2024 to Get VC Funding?

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Discussion of raising VC funds in 2024 with guest Jon Irwin and Alexandra (Alex) Kapelos-Peters, and the Startup Coach.

Entrepreneur Banking with Loop on Startup Talk Podcast

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Talking access to resources and capital for Canadian startups and small businesses with Loop cofounder Cato Pastoll. Explore Loop’s startup story and how they have helped with over $100 million in capital for businesses.

Revolutionizing the Cannabis Industry: A Chat with Djot's CEO

In this exciting interview with Elad Barak, CEO and co-founder of Djot, a Toronto-based startup that is revolutionizing the cannabis industry with its precise dosing technology. Elad will discuss Djot’s proprietary Dispenser and Pod technology and how it allows users to enhance any beverage with the tap of a finger, creating a personalized and convenient […]

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