Posts tagged Investment
3 Takeaways from our Fireside Chat with Permjot Valia

On May 5th, 2016, the Genesis Centre was lucky enough to have an amazing speaker in Permjot Valia come to the Centre, and have a relaxed, fun, and interesting discussion on the current climate of the Atlantic Province start-up community, difficulties faced by start-ups of all kinds, and overall philosophies on life, business, and mixing the two. Permjot, originally from London, UK, is an accomplished fund manager, mentor, and start-up investor, who currently splits his time between London and Nova Scotia, where he hosts the world-renowned MentorCamp, which connects promising start-ups with experienced mentors who can provide the insight needed to ensure start-up success.

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Genesis Centre’s Fall 2015 Evolution Pitch & Pick Event Largest to Date

Imagine if there was a business out there that could ease the process of signing your young child up for daycare. Or one that crowd-sourced grocery delivery to senior citizens. Or an online marketplace exclusively for students. These and seven other fascinating business ideas grabbed the attention of over 60 people at our Pitch & Pick event on November 20th at Memorial University's Engineering Building .

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