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Startups and Mental Health: Shining a Light

CIX - Tuesday, October 17, 2017
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Toronto I & II

For years, the prevailing ethos of startup culture has been about speed: Move fast, fail fast, sleep fast. But long hours and high expectations can be a recipe for isolation, anxiety and depression. Through personal stories and insights, this panel shines a light on mental illness in the startup world. Why are many struggling, and how can the culture be changed for the better?


Bruce Croxon
Managing Partner
Round 13 Capital


Dr. Karen Katchen
Psychologist and Executive Coach
Katchen Consulting

Yona Shtern
Executive Chairman

Lee Silverstone
Startup in stealth mode

Jason Tafler
Founder and CEO
Unyte Health Inc.


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