The Startup Canada Tour will touch down in Ottawa on September 6th and 7th. Startup Canada in Ottawa features a Town Hall, Mixer and Entrepreneurship Support Expo – this is your opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs and support in Ottawa.
Ottawa Entrepreneurs Town Hall (SOLD OUT)
September 6, 2012 – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Lago Bar|Grill|View, Dow’s Lake Pavillion, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Join entrepreneurs from across Ottawa to develop an action plan to better support entrepreneurs in the region and to create a vibrant entrepreneurial culture. The Town Hall will be facilitated by Andrea Mandel Campbell, author and former BNN anchor and will feature a Turbo Pitch by Scott Annan, founder of StartupPlays.com and Mercury Grove.
Register online at: http://sucth.eventbrite.ca/
Startup Canada Mixer – THE Ottawa Entrepreneur event this September (SOLD OUT)
Celebrating Ottawa’s Startup Ecosystem
September 6, 2012 – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Vista Room, Lago Bar & Grill, Dow’s Lake Pavillion, 1001 Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Hosted by Gowlings, Ernst & Young, Invest Ottawa & Startup Community, mingle and network over cocktails as we celebrate entrepreneurship and startups in Ottawa. Light food will be provided. Cash bar available.
Register online at: http://startupcanadamixer.eventbrite.com
Entrepreneur Office Hours @ Shopify
September 7, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
126 York St. Suite 200, Ottawa, ON
Apply for 1 of 50 spaces to attend ‘Entrepreneur Office Hours’ at Shopify.
Come and network with some of the top up and coming start-ups in Ottawa, get the low-down on the Ottawa and Canadian start-up community, and get mentored by some of the leading entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship catalysts in Ottawa. Mentors include – Harley Finkelstein (CTO, Shopify) and Victoria Lennox (co-founder, Startup Canada).
Click here to apply> http://startupcan.wufoo.com/forms/z7x3p9/
The Ottawa Entrepreneurship Support Expo
September 7, 2012 – 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Invest Ottawa, 80 Aberdeen Street, Suite 100
There are a number of organizations from business incubators to chambers of commerce to the Ottawa Public Library providing assistance and support to Ottawa’s entrepreneurs. Join us at the Ottawa Entrepreneurship Support Expo/ Open House on Friday September 7 to meet with these organizations and find out how you can work with them to get your business growing.
Companies participating in Expo: Ottawa Public Library, OCLF -Ottawa Community Loan Fund, RGA, Kanata Chamber of Commerce, Mercury Grove, Code Factory, ONFE, Junior Achievement, IRAP, Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization, The Entrepreneurs’ Club, RDÉE Ontario, Colombian Canadian Community of Ottawa-Gatineau, Canadian-Lebanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Ottawa Section, Exploriem, YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Carleton Entrepreneurship Association, Microsoft, Gowlings, EDC ,Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre, Lead to Win for Women/Lead to Win, Career Mentorship Program (Ottawa Community Immigrant Service Organization), Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and Strategic Engagement, Collaborative for Innovative Social Enterprise Development, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Orléans Chamber of Commerce and Invest Ottawa.
Register online at: http://sucoh.eventbrite.ca
Startup Canada Wine Down @ HUB Ottawa
September 7, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Hub Ottawa (6th floor)
71 Bank St. Ottawa ON
HUB Ottawa is pleased to host an Open House to share with the public what happens in a space dedicated to social innovation and entrepreneurship. The free-flow agenda will allow people to discover The HUB’s mission, vision and how it works (both locally and globally); connect with HUB Ottawa members; and get inspired about the power of social innovation and entrepreneurship. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided.
Just Drop In.
The Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program, BDC, EDC, Gowlings, Ernst & Young, Microsoft BizSpark, Shopify, Invest Ottawa, Mercury Launch, Explorium, Hub Ottawa, Startup Community, the Code Factory, the Ottawa Community Loans Fund and Startup Garage are just some of the many organizations that you can connect with to help you to start and grow your business – not to mention this is a great opportunity to connect with more than 200 entrepreneurs from across the region. Don’t miss out, register today.