#GiveStartupsAChance with Andrew D Souza


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I a thrilled to have Andrew D'Souza as my guest. Andrew is no stranger to startups and has worked both side of borders in the US and Canada. I found his recent post on Venture Capital in Canada so insightful, I had to invite him to my show. In this episode, Andres shares his perspective on Attitudes, Talent and Investment in StartUps. Guest Bio. Andrew D'Souza is the Chief Operating Officer of Toronto-based Top Hat Monocle, a mobile learning platform for the classroom. Andrew leads the company's sales, marketing and business development teams, splitting his time between offices in Toronto and San Francisco. He has contributed opinion pieces on education technology, the Canadian startup ecosystem, startup hiring to Mashable, Business Insider, VC Journal and the Toronto Standard. Andrew studied Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company's media practice. A Canadian sports enthusiast, he took a short sabbatical to manage the events staff of the Whistler Media Center at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Andrew is on the organizing committee of TEDxSan Francisco and has been an advisor to Engineers Without Borders, Ashoka, the Khan Academy and a number of Canadian startups.

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