Arlene Dickinson tweeted a simple question and the viral thread has some of the most overwhelming responses.

August 28, 2019

Arlene asked people “What’s the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you?” and the responses have some of the most heart-warming stories to tell. >> Read More

5 Questions with Arlene Dickinson of District Ventures Capital.

August 8, 2019

Arlene joined BNN Bloomberg for five questions about her life, career and how to start a business. >> Read More

Everyone’s chasing the same dream in tech: Arlene Dickinson

August 5, 2019

Arlene joined BNN Bloomberg to discuss why she sees opportunity in non-tech sectors in Canada like agro-food. >> Read More

London-based FoodFund takes home $100,000 at 2019 Telus Pitch

July 31, 2019

As lead judge for TELUS Pitch, Arlene awarded a company which addresses food waste in Canada with $100,000. >> Read More

New Omers, BMO investments bring Ventures Capital fund to $70 million

July 10, 2019

Arlene’s venture capital fund, District Ventures Capital, receives recent investments from OMERS and BMO, bringing its total fund size to $70 million. >> Read More

It’s so much harder for women to scale a company in Canada. Here’s how we can help fix that

June 11, 2019

Financial Post sits down with Diana Olsen, President and Founder of Balzac’s Coffee Roasters, to discuss how much harder it is for women to scale a company in Canada – and just about everywhere else. >> Read More

Ontario entrepreneur’s gluten-free takes off with consumers

June 9, 2019

In a world of grandiose business models, Shelby Taylor had a business pitch that couldn’t be more basic: chickpea lentil pasta. >> Read More

Arlene Dickinson on helping Canadian entrepreneurs find success

March 20, 2019

Eat North speaks to Arlene about the complete set of business support solutions made available through District Ventures. >> Read More

Arlene Dickinson takes entrepreneurs under her wing in new TV series

March 15, 2019

A longtime investor on CBC’s entrepreneur-based show Dragons’ Den, Arlene is launching a new factual series debuting March 15. Under New Management sees her counsel those who want to risk it all and buy a small business. >> Read More

Drizzle Honey wins Startup Canada’s Social Enterprise of the Year for the Prairies Region

May 17, 2019

Drizzle Honey, a company in District Venture Capital’s portfolio which provides sustainable and ethically sourced Canadian honey, received the Startup Canada Social Enterprise of the Year Award, Prairies Region. >> Read More

Hard Work Pays Off as Single Mom Moves to Finals in Mompreneur Awards

February 20, 2019

Torill’s Table, a company in District Venture Capital’s portfolio that produces a nourishing waffle mix, has been named as a finalist for the 2019 Mompreneur Award. >> Read More

Dragons’ Den 2019 audition tour to include Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and more

February 1, 2019

The CBC TV series Dragons’ Den will be launching a cross-country audition tour in Toronto on March 2 to find business pitchers for Season 14. >> Read More

Arlene Dickinson shares five ways to win at career in 2019

January 21, 2019

Arlene stops by Your Morning to share five ways to win at your career in 2019. >> Read More

Dragon’s Den star headlines Unapologetically Her show in Langley

January 17, 2019

Arlene will be on stage performing a signature keynote on equity and leadership to cap off this year’s show, The Art of Acceptance, followed by an intimate conversation-style Q&A with Unapologetically Her guests. >> Read More