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LinkedIn Top 25 Canadian Startups

What makes some startups a ground-breaking success, while others flop? This LinkedIn list explores the achievements and innovations that make Canada’s 2018 top 25 startups stand out from the rest. If you’re looking to test the waters and get involved with Canada’s startup scene, these companies are a great place to start. Job opportunities for each company are linked in the article.

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Responsible Business | Sustainable online meat marketplace joins UBC Sauder business accelerator

When Victor Straatman arrived in Vancouver a year and a half ago, he was surprised at how inconvenient it was to buy grass-fed free range beef directly from local farmers—a process that was relatively simple in his native Holland. That’s when Straatman decided to bridge the gap between consumers and struggling farmers through Meatme, an online marketplace where consumers can buy shares in ethically raised cows, pigs, lambs or chickens, until the full animals are purchased.

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Challenge to Change | MBA helps former military leader transition to corporate and excel at Amazon

Varun Sharma combined military precision, a passion for finance and an MBA, to land a role in one of the world’s fastest-growing corporations.

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Challenge to Change | MBA's innovation reduces the impact of concussions in sport

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Not satisfied to sit on the sidelines, Kerry Costello focused her entrepreneurial skills on revolutionizing concussion testing for athletes and is set to roll out a new app and wearable tech system that’s poised to be a game-changer.

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From Sauder network to social network: engaged alum lands Hootsuite dream job

When Sauder alumnus Jim Atamba attended an event co-hosted by Sauder and Hootsuite, he was hoping to expand his network but ended up changing the course of his career.

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Sauder talent drives BCAA growth

The British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) is a big brand doing great things. As a member-based organization with a progressive corporate culture, it needs to recruit the very best. Step forward the Sauder School of Business, which has seen more than a dozen students and graduates recruited for positions across the organization since 2011.
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MBA class tackles business challenge for alum’s company

After three months at Sauder, a full-time MBA class was tasked with a live case study, as five representatives from an MBA graduate’s company came in with a real business challenge for the students to tackle.
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SAP taps Sauder talent pool to drive innovation

Sauder alumni are filling key leadership roles at SAP, as the multinational software company seeks out the school’s recent graduates, interns and co-op students to help them drive innovation.
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From B-school to beignets: How a Sauder MBA unlocks creative potential

Tapping into your creative side might not be why most MBA students come to business school, but for Jordan Cash, one Sauder class was the icing on the cake that helped him become a creative confectioner.
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Generation empowered: UBC social entrepreneurs lighting up rural Tanzania

When Naeem Mawji, M.Eng 2015, and founder of Jamii Power, talks about bringing sustainable, profitable electricity to rural Tanzania, you hear the words not of a dreamer, but those of a problem solver.
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