Elevating Founders

Looking beyond Silicon Valley to Calgary, technology’s adventure playground!

August 23, 2021

For Episode 12 we have Patrick Mattern, Vice President of Business Development at Calgary Economic Development. He explores ecosystems, the benefits of setting up a business in Calgary, educates us about the north American ecosystem and shares his advice for navigating where to grow your business and the factors to consider. The conversation also spans founder loneliness and mental health, support networks and why we should all move on from the silicon valley obsession!

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*Correction* Calgary ranked in the Top 5 most liveable cities in the world in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index from 2009-2019.

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