Past Events & Presentations Growing Your Business Seminars for Entrepreneurs Tech Forecast for 2016December 3, 2015Greg Dashwood, Product Lead IoT and Advanced Analytics, Microsoft CanadaTech Forecast for 2016December 3, 2015Chadi Elkadri, Chief Innovation Office, SOTI RILTech Forecast for 2016December 3, 2015Av Utukuri, CEO/CTO, Nytric Ltd.Purchasing Made PracticalSeptember 23, 2015Blake Smith, Director, Environment, Energy and Vehicle Safety, Ford Motor Company of CanadaPurchasing Made PracticalSeptember 23, 2015Aamer Hasham, Manager, Project Management Office, Customer Service, MetrolinxPurchasing Made PracticalSeptember 23, 2015Rob Abernethy, Managing Director, Ecoinsight InstrumentsDisruptive Business Models and Growth HackingJune 4, 2015Jeff Goldenberg, CEO and Co-Founder, SchoolSupplies.comDisruptive Business Models and Growth HackingJune 4, 2015Sander Shalinsky, Founder and Managing Partner, Shalinsky & Company LLPDisruptive Business Models and Growth HackingJune 4, 2015Jordan Whelan, Founder, Grey Smoke MediaCreative Financing and Angel InvestmentsApr 9, 2015Karen Grant, Executive Director, Angel One Investor NetworkCreative Financing and Angel InvestmentsApr 9, 2015Alkarim Jivraj, Managing Partner, Espresso CapitalCreative Financing and Angel InvestmentsApr 9, 2015Miriam Tuerk, Co-founder and CEO, ClearBlue TechnologiesIntellectual PropertyFeb 5, 2015Stephen Beney, Partner, Bereskin & Parr LLPIntellectual PropertyFeb 5, 2015Kevin Shipley, Associate, Bereskin & Parr LLPIntellectual PropertyFeb 5, 2015Av Utukuri, CEO/CTO, Nytric Ltd.Disruptive Health Technologies Forecast 2015Dec 4, 2014Zayna Khayat, Senior Advisor, Health Systems Innovation & Director of MaRS EXCITEDisruptive Health Technologies Forecast 2015 Dec 4, 2014Paul Barter, VP Research at T4GBig Data: The Next Driver for Environmental BusinessOct 8, 2014Allen Lalonde, Senior Executive at IBM CanadaBig Data: The Next Driver for Environmental Business Oct 8, 2014Mike Branch, CEO of InovexProduct Design & Development Sept 4, 2014Ferhan Bulca, CEO of Acumyn Inc.Product Design & Development Sept 4, 2014Joseph Cafazzo, Lead, Centre for Global eHealth InnovationProduct Design & Development Sept 4, 2014Dylan Horvath, CEO, Cortex Design Inc.Special Guest Presentation Sept 4, 2014Abi Smithson, CEO, The Love SandalConsumer-Centric Marketing Apr 3, 2014Cindy Cooper, Director of Marketing at Microsoft CanadaConsumer-Centric Marketing Apr 3, 2014Sam Vassa, Founder & CEO of Payment EvolutionAccessing Government Funding Feb 6th, 2014John MacRitchie, Regional Director of Ontario Centre of ExcellenceAccessing Government Funding Feb 6th, 2014Michele Cooper, Business Centre Manager at Business Development Bank of CanadaTechnology Forecast for 2014 Dec 5th, 2013John Muffolini, Partner and TMT Leader at Deloitte CanadaDisruptive Technologies: AI, Robotics, and Innovative M2M Systems Sept 25th, 2013Stefan Galloro, Connected Healthcare, mHealth and CE Lead, Rogers Communications Inc.Strategic Business Valuation May 1st, 2013Steven Hacker, Partner, MNP LLPStrategic Business Valuation May 1st, 2013Rob Scully, Investment Manager, MaRS Investment Accelerator FundStrategic Business Valuation May 1st, 2013Jay Shah, Co-founder, BufferBoxSoftware as a Service April 4th, 2013Rini Gahir, Business Development Manager, Microsoft CanadaSoftware as a Service April 4th, 2013Muneer Hirji, Founder of 3.0 CorpBusiness Models to Grow Globally Mar 6th, 2013Robert Sanders, Senior Account Manager at Export Development CanadaBusiness Models to Grow Globally Mar 6th, 2013Chris Howard, Advisor to Byndl and ThoughtWireIntellectual Property: Protecting Your Invention Feb 6th, 2013Stephen Beney, Partner at Bereskin & Parr LLPIntellectual Property: Protecting Your Invention Feb 6th, 2013Barry Fogarty, Co-founder of OctopzMarketing: Getting Above the NoiseJan 10th, 2013Wayne S. Roberts, President, Blade Creative Branding Inc.Marketing: Getting Above the NoiseJan 10th, 2013Clive Lobo, CEO, Spark Internet MarketingAccess to Government FundingNov 7th, 2012Stuart McKeen, Manager of Innovation, FedDev OntarioThe Basics of Raising MoneyOct 11th, 2012Michael Castellarin, Managing Director, Clairvest Group Inc.Building a Successful Business NetworkSept 6th, 2012Donna Messer, President, ConnectUs CanadaBuilding a Successful Business NetworkSept 6th, 2012Jeffrey Wellwood, Investment Advisor, RBC Wealth ManagementWhat’s Next? Its Never Too Early To Plan Your ExitMay 9th, 2012Ken Sweeney, Principal and Partner, Growth Equity PartnersWhat’s Next? Its Never Too Early To Plan Your ExitMay 9th, 2012Geoff Scholes, Vice President of Sales, Planning & Logistics, Del Monte CanadaLeveraging Your Research DollarsApril 11th, 2012John MacRitchie, Regional Director, Ontario Centres of ExcellenceBusiness ValuationMar 7th, 2012Michael Winter, President and CEO, Tyromer Inc.Business ValuationMar 7th, 2012Sunil Selby, Founder and Managing Partner, Trellis Capital CorporationRaising Capital – Term SheetFeb 15th, 2012Karen Grant, Executive Director, Angel One Investor NetworkLunch & LearnsBrandingFebruary 25, 2015Greg Berube, Strategic Brand LeaderBusiness Model Canvas WorkshopOctober 15, 2014Alex Senson, Senior Business Strategist at RIC CentreBusiness Model Canvas Presentation Business Model Canvas Template Customer Lifetime Value and Customer Acquisition CostJuly 30, 2014Alex Senson, Senior Business Strategist at RIC CentreIndiegogo CrowdfundingJuly 24, 2014Steve Tam, Canada Marketing + Community Lead at IndiegogoSoftware as a Service MetricsJune 3, 2014Alkarim Jivraj, Managing Partner at Espresso CapitalSpecial Events & Programs for StartupsMarket Research Workshop for StartupsJune, 2015Learn about the market research process & MaRS’ free Market Intelligence serviceTech Collision DayJune, 2015Connecting students, startups and industryMobile & Web App DevelopmentMarch, 2015Approaches that should be taken to manage a software endeavor, along with useful tools, partners and alliancesBusiness Un-Covered 2013Sept, 2013Gain industry exposure, make contacts, and jumpstart your careerInnovator Idol 2013June 5, 2013Dragon’s Den meets American Idol for Start-ups!TechNext Conference 2013Apr 10, 2013TechNext: Tech in Healthcare…What’s Next?Startup Weekend PeelOct 19-21, 2012No Talk. All Action. Launch a Startup in 54 hours.Innovate Forward WebinarSept 27, 2012Evaluating Your New IdeasInnovate Forward SeminarsJan-June 2012Seminars for advanced manufacturersInnovator Idol 2012June 2012Dragon’s Den meets American Idol for Start-ups!