*This list includes 2011 N36 Alumni, Emilie Cushman
TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 03, 2012) - Marking a decade of celebrating female leaders, the Women's Executive Network (WXN) revealed the recipients of the 10th Annual Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Each year, these awards celebrate the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
This week cloud-based video screening tool Kira Talent announced that it has raised seed funding from Relay Ventures, with participation from over 10 angel investors including Wind Mobile chairman Anthony Lacavera. The company was founded in March 2012 during The Next 36′s startup incubator program, and it helps companies conduct video interviews with potential candidates.
Co-founder Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski, who formerly worked at Montreal’s Nuance and San Francisco’s Minted, said the idea for Kira Talent was inspired by the application process for
Mallorie Brodie (Richard Ivey School of Business), Lauren Hasegawa (Faculty of Engineering), Ali Jiwani (Ivey), Bianca Lopes (Faculty of Social Science), Owen Ou (Ivey) and Steven Wellman (Ivey) will be given the academic foundation, practical skills, role models and networks to become Canada’s next generation of entrepreneurial leaders, all as part of the program.