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Bridgit’s take: Female executives are still scarce in corporate Canada

View article Women in the construction industry, especially at the leadership level, are far outnumbered by their male counterparts. Bridgit has been changing the face of the industry since day 1 – not only with leadership, but with the solutions offered for punch list, inspections, quality, and resource management.

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Polishing our brand: Review of Waterloo Region’s governance is an opportunity to strengthen our community’s identity

View article “We moved to Waterloo Region in 2013 to start building our company, which makes software that streamlines construction projects. Our decision was deliberate. We understood the advantages that being in this community offered to an emerging technology company, and the success we’ve had since has much to do with its value proposition. We

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Bridgit raises CDN$7.75 million in new investment

View article Bridgit, the Waterloo Region company whose software helps streamline large construction projects, has raised CDN$7.75-million in new investment as its growth continues. The investment consists of a $6.2-million Series A venture capital round led by the BDC Women in Technology Venture Fund, with involvement from the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, Innovation Grade Ventures,

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23 Canadian women currently making big moves in the tech scene

View article Women in Canadian tech jobs that have at least a Bachelor’s degree are earning about $20K less annually than their male counterparts. As women, we have to do our part to foster Canadian tech talent. Bridgit is founded by two females and operates in a predominantly male industry – the construction industry. The

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2019: Waterloo region tech leaders predict change on new year horizon

View article “In 2019, we’ll see an increase in innovation in Waterloo region and across the country. As more tech giants open offices in our region, we predict that more entrepreneurs than ever will tap into their own creativity and ingenuity; they’ll be inspired to invent, test, and bring products to market that will disrupt

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How the 30 Under 30 set better business resolutions

View article “If you’re a young founder who’s starting a company today or are going into 2019 with big goals, [our] advice is don’t leave for tomorrow what can be done today. This has been so important to our success at Bridgit, that it’s made its way into our core values. Things move so quickly

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Global footprint, community feel

View article “There are really two reasons why Lauren and I made the decision to start our company here,” says Mallorie Brodie, CEO and co-founder of Bridgit, which helps streamline communication and administrative processes for construction companies. “The first is the engineering talent. The second thing is it’s extremely helpful to be able to collaborate

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