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March 3, 2017

Katherine Barr Discusses Canada’s 2017 Budget

Less than 24 hours after Finance Minister Bill Morneau had unveiled his second federal budget, Kurtis McBride was already taking and making calls to help…

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March 3, 2017

Meet Katherine Barr, Founding Partner at Wildcat Venture Partners

Venture capital used to be a cottage industry, with very few investing in tomorrow's products and services. Oh how times have changed. While there are…

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December 12, 2016

How women dominate the country’s most powerful advisory council — the one that pulls Canada’s economic strings

With its stone chimneys and wooden verandas in the Queen Anne Revival style, the house that Thomas Willson, the Ontario inventor and industrialist, built on…

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November 11, 2016

Canada’s Most Powerful Business People 2017: Beyond the Boardroom

When we built the 2016 Power List, we used financial records, corporate documents and analyst reports to help quantify the influence of business leaders. This…

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August 8, 2016

Retail Ascendant Guest Speaker Katherine Barr

The Ascendant is an exclusive, nomination-based professional network for the most prominent and progressive senior executives at the forefront of marketing transformation. Along with hard-hitting…

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July 7, 2016

The Silicon Valley Investors You Need to Know in 2016

Investors are an essential part of a startup. Without funding, it can be very hard to scale faster than any other company out there. Over…

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June 6, 2016

Top 7 Things I Learned at C100 48 Hrs in the Valley

Paul Teshima, Co-founder and CEO of Nudge, shares the top 7 things he learned at C100's 48 Hours in the Valley 2016 5. Venture Capital is Still…

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June 6, 2016

48 Hours in the Valley with Guest Speaker Katherine Barr

Twice a year, C100 brings up to 20 promising Canadian companies to Silicon Valley for 48Hrs of mentorship, networking opportunities, investor meetings, and unparalleled access…

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May 5, 2016

OpenTable rival Reserve launches restaurant table reservation platform

Reserve thinks that the restaurant reservation process is broken and has doubled down on fixing it with the launch of Reserve for Restaurants. This table…

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April 4, 2016

Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference with with Speaker: Katherine Barr

The Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference is a three-day event showcasing women at the forefront of the technology and start-up spaces, with inspiring keynotes from…

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April 4, 2016

Catalyst Conference 2016: Interview with Katherine Barr of Wildcat Venture Partners

Katherine Barr is one of more than three dozen leading executives who will be speaking at the Catalyst Conference. Read her interview with Girls in Tech <here>.

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November 11, 2015

CodeGirl And Inspiring Advice From Top Entrepreneurs (Who Happen to be Women)

The statistics are dismal: 74% of high school girls show an interest in STEM subjects, but only 4% of college girls choose to major in…

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October 10, 2015

SVBJ Social Capital: Katherine Barr: Horseback rides and Ontario summers

Katherine Barr has had a taste for adventure since she left the farm she grew up on in rural Ontario. A competitive skier in high school,…

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October 10, 2015

Pandora Buys Ticketfly, a Competitor to Ticketmaster

Pandora Media, the biggest player in Internet radio, has moved into the ticketing business with an agreement to buy Ticketfly, an independent firm that competes…

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September 9, 2015

You Don’t Need to Move to Silicon Valley, but You Do Need to Spend Some Time There

Borders continue to shrink and global markets are increasingly open. But are Canadian startups siezing these unprecedented opportunities? Turns out, they might not be. In…

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September 9, 2015

6 Magic Tricks to Noticeably Increase Your Productivity (and Your Happiness)

I was recently asked, "Aside from world peace and the elimination of poverty, if you had one wish, what would it be?" At first, I…

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August 8, 2015

FounderLine Episode 33 – Katherine Barr of MDV

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes…

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May 5, 2015

25@25 | 25 Leaders at 25 Lusk

Katherine Barr of Wildcat Venture Partners would like to invite you to an intimate dinner for visionaries who have become leaders in their fields, changed the game,…

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May 5, 2015

8 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make That No One Talks About

Entrepreneurs are commonly described as: competitive, evangelizing, risk taking, nimble, scrappy, and visionary. However, there is a broader skillset and mindset that entrepreneurs require to…

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April 4, 2015

5 Jedi Mind Tricks to Dramatically Improve Your Performance

Andy Puddicombe spent 10 years studying to become an ordained Tibetan monk and is now the successful co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. In his TED talk, he…

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April 4, 2015

Finding The Best Executive Talent: Can Recruiters Really Help?

When it comes to hiring a key member of your executive team, hiring a recruiter can seem expensive initially. However, do not underestimate the value…

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March 3, 2015

The Top 3 Ways To Be a Powerful Business Leader In 2020

Entrepreneurs have always embraced innovation and change, and reinventing oneself as an entrepreneurial leader will be critical over the next handful of years. Here are…

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February 2, 2015

6 Ways To Get The Most And Best From Your Board

Thoughtfully selecting and effectively working with your investor board members and independent board members (who are not typically investors in the business but asked to…

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February 2, 2015

How to Become a Great Leader

Be authentic. Figure out your values and who you are, and be true to both. Trying to be who you aren't will impede your company…

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January 1, 2015

The 7 Must-Have Qualities Investors Look For in Entrepreneurs

Early stage venture is a lot about the entrepreneur--who that person is and what she or he is capable of. As an investor, my filter…

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October 10, 2014

25@25 | 25 Leaders of 25 Lusk

Mohr Davidow Ventures, Forerunner Ventures and Porter Gale invite you to an intimate dinner for women visionaries who have led the pack, changed the game,…

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