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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

Big Calm Tiny Homesteads on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Steve Hardy co-founder of Big Calm Tiny Homesteads joins the Startup Coach on this episode of The Startup Talk Podcast to discuss the Tiny Home Movement, Permaculture, Pocket neighbourhoods, raising capital and more. Big Calm Website Big Calm Equity Crowdfunding Campaign   Other Great Podcasts: Who Are These Investors Who Are These Startups Open Your […]

Matthew Gibson of Syngrafii on The Startup Talk Podcast

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The Startup Coach is joined by Matthew Gibson cofounder of Syngrafii.  Discussing founding a company with Canadian legend Margaret Atwood and going from an idea of being able to do remote book signings to being the leader in esignature technologies with  over 45 granted and pending patent applications. Check out Syngrafii at https://syngrafii.com/ Other Great […]

Building a Better Path to Capital with Equivesto

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The Startup Coach is joined by two of the cofounders of Equivesto Ryan Correia and Alex Morsink.  Discussing the problems with raising capital, how Equivesto and Equity Crowdfunding is changing the game, Equity Crowdfunding Success stories, Investing in Equivesto and more. Find out more about Equivesto at: Equivesto website Equviesto Learning Centre Equivesto on LinkedIn […]

Funding Options with Swoop Canada on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Funding Options with Swoop Canada on The Startup Talk Podcast Daire Burke of Swoop Funding Canada joins the Startup Coach to talk about the different types of funding options available to startups in Canada. Find out more about Swoop Funding Canada at: Swoop Canada Instagram Daire Burke on LinkedIn Twitter Invest in Equivesto the Equity […]

Tequila Tromba on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Eric Brass founder of Tequila Tromba joins the Startup Coach to talk about launching a tequila brand in Canada, becoming the number 1 independent Premium Tequila Brand, and starting up in Canada. Invest in Equivesto the Equity Crowdfunding platform Other Great Podcasts: Who Are These Investors Who Are These Startups Open Your Energy Guided Meditation […]

Chris Carder on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Chris Carder the Executive Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Schulich School of Business, York University Special Advisor – Entrepreneurship & Innovation, startup investor, and serial entrepreneur sits down with the Startup Coach to talk about all things entrepreneurship. Other Great Podcasts: Who Are These Investors Who Are These Startups Pitch School  Register for Startup and Entrepreneur […]

Elevate Entrepreneurship on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Trevor Shorte joins the Startup Coach live to talk about the new Elevate Entrepreneurship program on this episode of the Startup Talk Podcast. Launched for Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), and Women entrepreneurs, Elevate Entrepreneurship, a project developed by TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario and Fanshawe College Corporate Training Solutions, will support entrepreneurs in acquiring […]

Vibe Hard Kombucha on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Trevor and Jesse two of the cofounders of Vibe Hard Kombucha join the Startup Coach to discuss the hard kombucha market, getting into the LCBO, hustling and more all on the this episode of the Startup Talk Podcast. Find out more at: Vibe Hard Kombucha Website Instagram   Other Great Podcasts: Who Are These Investors […]

Kitchen Hub Virtual Food Hall on The Startup Talk Podcast

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Matt, Adam, and Oren the founders of Kitchen Hub Virtual Food Hall, join the Startup Coach to discuss what is a virtual food hall, how takeout tech is evolving, raising $10Million, and of course the Kevin Smith’s Mooby’s Popup all on this episode of the Startup Talk Podcast. Get $10 off your first order when […]

The Role of Content Marketing and Branding in 2022

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Looking ahead at 2022, Daniel Francavilla partner and strategist at King Street Media and fractional CMO, joins the Startup Coach in a forward looking discussion on the Role of Content Marketing and Branding in 2022 and what startups should be looking at to build their brand and audience in 2022. Topics include: Shift to a […]

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