Then came Invest Atlantic, Atlantic Canada’s pre-eminent event that brings together promising start-ups, entrepreneurs and private investors. While the event had its inaugural launch in 2010, it was the first time that it has been hosted by the Genesis Centre, and the first time the conference was held here in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. This was a great opportunity to showcase the many great things happening in the local entrepreneurial landscape and many of the local startups did not disappoint. Envisioning a greener future, startups such as Empowered Homes, PowerHV and Seaformatics made manifest cleantech innovations at the regional event.Read More
Memorial University’s Genesis Centre will host Atlantic Canada’s premier startup conference from Sept. 19-20.
Invest Atlantic brings together the entrepreneurial spirit of Atlantic Canada.
The conference, which begins on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 8:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, has three main goals: collaboration, innovation and globalization.
Interactive speakers will coach entrepreneurs in pitching and building their business; connect angel investors with Atlantic Canadian startups; and encourage collaboration among attendees.Read More
Located in Montreal, Startupfest is a three-day long event featuring the best and brightest entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and mentors. Attendees are exposed to high-class content through interactive roundtables, inspirational speakers, and valuable how-to sessions. Genesis employees, clients, and graduates are present at Startupfest this week to absorb all it has to offer. This article is the third of three installments that featured Genesis representatives and how they fit with this year’s Startupfest theme: Unforgettable + Unconventional.Read More