Opportunities – September 16th

  Canada United – Funding — Offering small business relief grants of up to $5,000 to help with recovery efforts related to COVID-19. The grant funds will grow over the next several weeks due to RBCs generous contributions/your micro-actions. Funds will be administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and can be used for PPE, renovations, or e-commerce capabilities. The …

Meet 4 Tech Manitoba members inspiring students to pursue careers in tech!

At Tech Manitoba we are proud of the way our members build up our tech community. Social distancing hasn’t stopped them from staying engaged, and many are making the most of virtual networks to connect and build relationships. Take, for example, Pivot. This Tech Manitoba initiative connects high school, post-secondary education and the tech industry to inspire Manitoba youth to …

What coronavirus and a cowboy can teach us about great marketing

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of our members in a difficult position. With the public in lockdown and traditional advertising largely unavailable, connecting with your customers requires a new approach. This is not the time to scale back on marketing–out of sight still means out of mind–but taking this time to consider how and where you’re focusing efforts will …

New CEO Takes the Lead at Tech Manitoba

KAY GARDINER APPOINTED AS CEO The Tech Manitoba Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we have engaged Kay Gardiner as CEO (Interim). Effective immediately, Kay will assume the leadership role for the association, navigating the rapidly evolving reality for the tech community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Change brings opportunity for growth,” says Ryan Klassen, Chairman of Tech Manitoba’s …

The impact of COVID-19 on tech companies in Manitoba – community survey results

Tech Manitoba conducted a survey that went out to our members and the greater tech community in Manitoba on March 22, 2020 and closed April 13, 2020. The survey consisted of a variety of questions created to give a broad snapshot of the tech ecosystem in Manitoba during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was designed to give companies the opportunity to …