November 12-18, 2012
Are you an entrepreneur or have you ever thought of starting your own business?
From November 12-18, 2012, Invest Ottawa in partnership with the Ottawa entrepreneurship community is setting Ottawa ablaze with a spirit of entrepreneurship in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Throughout the week more than 25 organizations will be running events to engage entrepreneurs of all ages and from all backgrounds in events to provide you with the knowledge, skills, networks and profile to take your venture to the next level.
➢ #GEWOttawa Launch Party (VIDEOS)
➢ Proclamation of Ottawa Entrepreneurship Week
➢ Mentor Madness MeetUp (VIDEOS)
➢ Founders & Investors Event (VIDEOS)
➢ TechLinks at Exploriem
➢ Ottawa Entrepreneurship Awards (VIDEOS)
➢ 100 Rising Stars Reception
➢ Get Spotted Social Media Competition
Bruce Lazenby on CTV Morning Live discussing #GEWOttawa
Invest Ottawa names 100 Rising Star CEOs ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Week Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario, November 9, 2012 – Today Invest Ottawa announces its selection of 100 Rising Stars, CEOs from companies across the National Capital Region. They operate everything from innovative high tech firms, to fashion and food enterprises, to social businesses and charities. The Top 25 will be celebrated on Friday Nov. 16 at the first-ever Ottawa Entrepreneurship Awards as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week Ottawa.
Two minutes with Sir Terry Matthews
He is Ottawa’s best known serial entrepreneur, Sir Terry Matthews. He has created nearly 100 companies over his career. Matthews operates a successful incubator in Ottawa that builds companies run by young entrepreneurs who benefit from his global business experience. Sir Terry Matthews supports Global Entrepreneur Week Ottawa. During his regular Tech Tuesday networking event on Nov. 6 he took a couple of minutes to share his key advice to entrepreneurs.
Harley Finkelstein with Startup Ottawa Weekend