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Technology Growth Initiative Business Boot Camp

  • 27 Apr 2011
  • Halifax

Technology Growth Initiative Business Boot Camp  Halifax April 27, 2011


You are invited to participate in Technology Growth Initiative Business Boot Camps Spring 2011,   an initiative to provide Canadian technology companies with market insight, contacts and programs designed to help build sustainable business in the United States.


This initiative includes several webinars , a one-day event in Halifax and follow-up activities.


The Halifax event  April 27, 2011 - includes:


. morning presentations with expert speakers, including Mike Grandinetti of Southboro Capital in Boston and Ken Rutkowski, Freeform, Los Angeles;

. a networking lunch;

. two pitching sessions for selected companies - one for cleantech, another for ICT - with feedback from panelists; and

. a networking reception.


This event is an initiative of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, with partners Miller Thomson and KPMG .


For full details, the application for pitch sessions, details re other webinars, and registration, see:  http://bootcamp-halifax2011.eventbrite.com/



Comments from last year's version of the boot camp:


"The Moncton Boot Camp was a great experience - each speaker provided unique insight into the startup and funding environment in their US region, and their feedback during the pitching rounds was honest and supportive.  I'd encourage other young tech startups to take advantage of these sessions to hone their pitching skills and learn about opportunities beyond our provincial boarders."  - Tim Burke, Tether


''DFAIT Bootcamp is a must-attend event to showcase your company to top calibre panelists from the business and venture capital community."  - Saeed El-Darahali , Simply Cast  


''The Bootcamp brought many interesting speakers from the major US centers.  The follow up program organized in California was life changing due to the contacts we made and their perspectives on doing business globally .'' -  Keith McIntosh, PQA

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