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Canadians Leading from Far and Wide

GROWTH SUMMIT is an invitation-only two-day (un)conference for C100 Members and CXOs of high-growth startups. C100’s Summit will amplify the voices of Canadian shapers and builders "from far and wide."

Growth Summit will highlight the stories of Canada's growth-stage technology companies to a global audience to draw as a source of inspiration and a call-to-action to position Canada as the emerging home of entrepreneurship.

Bringing together all C100 Members

Join fellow members and Canadian thought leaders to be inspired, build your professional network, and make meaningful peer connections.


All attendees are expected to contribute, whether in larger plenary format or in small peer-to-peer group settings. Canadian leaders will get exposure to an engaged expat community based in Silicon Valley eager to contribute to and be inspired by “Canada’s moment.”

2019 Participating Companies:


Opening Night Dinners

February 12, 6 to 9:30 pm


On the eve of the Summit, join one of five private, intimate dinners with other C100 Members and Canadian thought leaders (limited seating available). All dinners converge for a nightcap later on.

Full Day Summit

February 13, 8:30 am to 4 pm

C100's Growth Summit invites a curated group of C100 Members, Charter Members, leaders of Canadian growth-stage companies, and corporate executives to build community and inspire Canadian leaders from across cities and borders. Founders and executives from Canada's fastest growing technology companies will be immersed in a day of small-group, facilitated, and "off-the-record" discussions where they can initiate long-term peer-to-peer relationships, engage in meaningful conversations and learn from those who are a few steps ahead. Participants are encouraged to speak openly and candidly; everyone should be prepared to play a role and collaborate.

Sample program includes:

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

10:30 AM

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

2:30 PM

3:00 PM

Networking Breakfast

Welcome to Growth Summit 2020

Opening Keynote

Small, Facilitated Sessions


Fireside Chats

Networking Break

Closing Conversation: "Canada/Canadians in the World"

Summit Soirée

February 13, 6 to 9 pm

Growth Summit participants will join with a larger audience of local Bay Area Canadians in tech for a party to celebrate Canada's moment and amplify the voices of Canadian tech leaders. Attendees will leave engaged in the cross-border Canadian tech community and better connected to their peers and Canadian leaders.


Patrick Pichette

GP, inovia & Former CFO, Google

London, UK

Canada has an amazing, passionate, and influential diaspora! Many of us who are more than ready to give back in the form of expertise, local market access and mentorship. Carpe Diem!

Eva Wong

COO & Co-Founder, Borrowell

Toronto, Canada

As a founder I value hearing honest authentic thoughts from operators who've been in the trenches and scaled growth companies.

Daniel Eberhard

CEO & Co-Founder, KOHO

Toronto, Canada

Growth Summit is on the Venn diagram between great Canadian talent and Silicon Valley's best practices. It will accelerate your business.

Discussion Leaders

Stay tuned for the announcement of 2020 discussion leaders. Growth Summit 2019 discussion leaders included:



C100's Foundational Partners make Growth Summit possible.


There are additional opportunities to sponsor parts of the Summit.



Get in touch with our team to learn more about Growth Summit.