9th November 2012

StartUp Nations Is Coming To Ottawa

startup nationsOn November 29 and 30, 2012, Startup Canada is hosting the Startup Nations Summit in Ottawa in partnership with the British High Commission, the Canadian High Commission, the American Embassy, DFAIT, Microsoft and Shopify. This Summit is bringing together national startup initiatives from across the world – Britain, Malaysia, Portugal, Chile, America, Mexico, South Africa – to connect, share, learn, collaborate and unleash global entrepreneurship.

Event Information:

Startup Nations Summit (November 29 & 30) – Daytime Observer passes are available for those engaged in entrepreneurship policy, support, promotion, education and research. The event, which is being hosted at Microsoft Canada, features expert panels, presentations and dialogue around issues critical to better supporting entrepreneurs, building startup communities and ecosystems, and cultivating a dynamic entrepreneurial culture. Tickets for this event are $95.00 each. At posting time there were 30 tickets remaining.

Evening Keynote and Panel at Shopify (November 29, 7pm – 9pm) – Featuring a keynote address from Jonathan Ortmans, President of Global Entrepreneurship Week and Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation – this is a must-attend event. Entrepreneurs, community stakeholders, policy makers, diplomatic practitioners and startup community builders will come together for a dynamic and inspiring evening with panelists and VIP attendees from across the world, including:

  • Professor Alan Barrell (Cambridge University)
  • Rebecca Hwang (Startup Malaysia)
  • Senia Rapisarda (BDC)
  • Harley Finklestein (Shopify)

Join Startup Canada and our event MC Andrea Mandel Campbell (journalist, author and former BNN anchor) in an evening celebration of global entrepreneurship. Spaces are limited. Registration with donation – pay what you can. Reserve your seat now.

Evening Keynote Agenda:

7.00pm        Registration & Networking

7.30pm        Welcome – Adam Chowaniec (Startup Canada) & Harley Finklestein (Shopify)

7.35pm        Keynote – Jonathan Ortmans (Kauffman Foundation)

8.00pm        Panel – Andrea Mandel Campbell (Startup Canada), Alan Barrell (Cambridge Univerity), Jonathan Ortmans (Kauffman Foundation), Rebecca Hwang (Startup Malaysia), Senia Rapisarda (Startup Canada)

8.40pm        Discussion

8.50pm        Final words

9.00pm        End

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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    12:27 am on November 9th, 2012

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