How Small Businesses Can Use AI to Accelerate Business Growth

In the past year, AI has become a pertinent topic in our lives, with the rapid implementation of tools like ChatGPT. In fact, a study from earlier this year by OpenAI found that AI will impact 80% of jobs. But what does this mean for small business owners?    In celebration of Small Business Week, […]

OPINION: Tackling the Rising Mental Health Crisis Caused by AI (with AI)

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In an era where the impact of social media on mental health feels like it’s become old news, a new concern looms on the horizon—artificial intelligence (AI). Our use of AI has skyrocketed daily, from asking digital assistants such as Siri or Alexa to tell us the weather before leaving the house to submitting returns […]

GLORY 30X30: Meet the Class of 2023

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In a time where society is navigating economic instability, political volatility, and the remnants of a global pandemic, it’s easy to feel trepidatious about the future when the present feels so fragile. But if it’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that Canada is full of leaders who have always been ready to rise […]

How Hinge CEO Justin McLeod Used Data to Crack the Code on Dating

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Prefer to listen to our podcast interview with Justin McLeod instead? Listen here.  If you ask Justin McLeod, founder and CEO of Hinge, online dating is in its third phase. The first phase took place in the early days of the Internet, when online dating was primarily the domain of introverts—let’s just say, those who’d […]

How Wattpad CEO Allen Lau Used Diversity and AI to Redefine Which Stories Get Told

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In 2011, 24-year old Anna Todd began typing One Direction fanfiction on an iPhone in a supermarket checkout line. Without proofreading, she posted it a chapter at a time on Wattpad, a Toronto-based story sharing platform. Three years later, her finished novel, After, received a six figure book deal from Simon and Schuster. By 2019, […]

Stathletes Co-founder Meghan Chayka is Changing the Game

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Meghan Chayka has long been a champion of harnessing the power of data. While movies like Moneyball may have glamourized the application of analytics in sports, Chayka was already ahead of the game when she co-founded Stathletes in 2010 with her business partner Neil Lane. The entrepreneur shares how she built her company, the power […]