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Bobbie Racette

CEO, Virtual Gurus

startups, social impact, social entrepreneurship, Indigenous entrepreneurs, women entrepreneurs, remote work, virtual work, virtual assistant



Bobbie Racette is the Founder and CEO of Virtual Gurus, a Talent as a Service Solution platform that matches its users with the perfect North American Remote Assistants and Freelancers by using matchmaking algorithms. Recently named both Canada’s Indigenous Entrepreneur of the Year and Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Prairies Region by Startup Canada, Racette is an unstoppable force in the Canadian startup community. She is a Cree-Metis woman who prides herself on building an inclusivity-first company, championing for indigenous people, and the LGBTQ+ community. She is a natural leader, sharing her passion by mentoring First Nations Youth who have demonstrated interest in Tech and Business. Forbes announced Virtual Gurus as being one of the top 19 Innovative Tech Startups to watch. Racette’s company works with clients who are Fortune 500 executives, startup entrepreneurs, and small business owners. When she is not busy leading a team of almost 150 people and thinking of innovative ways to grow her startup, Racette enjoys brainstorming new approaches to create positive social impact in the Indigenous community.


  • startups
  • social impact
  • social entrepreneurship
  • Indigenous entrepreneurs
  • women entrepreneurs
  • remote work
  • virtual work
  • virtual assistant

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