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saadia syed

Saadia Syed, MBA


Saadia Syed works as an advisor for the Programs team, providing early stage entrepreneurs with coaching and mentoring, leveraging her startup and business background to help them advance their opportunities.

Prior to working in entrepreneurship and startups, Saadia spent five years in asset management, working at small boutique firms in both Vancouver and Halifax. Saadia entered the startup world in business development and quickly expanded her experience to include sales, marketing, customer service, and expansion strategy.

Saadia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Alberta and an MBA from Dalhousie University.

As an Advisor with Platform Calgary, she aims to be a catalyst in driving entrepreneurial success by giving individuals the tools and direction that they need to grow.