Invest Atlantic Conference 2018

Customer Discovery #1

An episode of Invest Atlantic Conference 2018

By Michael Boyd
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As Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for more than 200 startups, entrepreneurs and investors, Invest Atlantic is THE place to help you connect and grow your business. We’re bringing some of North America’s most noted investors, mentors and seasoned entrepreneurs together with the region’s newest and fastest growing companies for 2-days of focused discussions on everything from raising capital, getting collaborative to partnerships and succession planning.
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As Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for more than 200 startups, entrepreneurs and investors, Invest Atlantic is THE place to help you connect and grow your business. We’re bringing some of North America’s most noted investors, mentors and seasoned entrepreneurs together with the region’s newest and fastest growing companies for 2-days of focused discussions on everything from raising capital, getting collaborative to partnerships and succession planning.

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Keynote: Jordan Graham of Shopify: Platforms as Growth Infrastructure for Startups
Introductions Bob Williamson (Invest Atlantic) Patrick Farrar (StartUp Zone) Minister Chris Palmer (Economic Development & Tourism, Prince Edward Island) Jordan Graham (Shopify) Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
50:33
October 19, 2018
Customer Discovery #1
Moderator - Stephanie Perreault-Bittner (Summer Street Creative) Panel Mark Hobbs (Fundmetrics) Mary Kilfoil (Launch Dal & Norman Newman Center for Entrepreneurship) Peter Gifford (Propl) Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
31:33
October 19, 2018
Keynote: Meet the Angels
Introductions - Bob Williamson (Invest Atlantic) and Martin Yuill (Emergence) Moderator - Claudio Rojas (Hurt Capital) The Angels Mary Long-Irwin (Northern Ontario Angels) Gerry Pond ( East Valley Ventures) Suraj Gupta (Rogue Insight Capital) David Brennan (ECOBEE) Alex MacBeath (Island Capital Partners) Randy Thompson (Valhalla Private Capital) Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
51:43
October 19, 2018
Invest Atlantic Pitch 101 and 201 Competition
Moderator - Bob Williamson (Invest Atlantic) Results Announce by Patrick Farrar (StartUp Zone) Here are the 5 finalists for Pitch 101: • Saif Ahmed - Nephropod • Brett Vokey - Breathesuite • Robyn Warrier - WarrierTech Inc. • Caleb Scalf - Hygge Power • Jessica Gaudet - 6joe's Here are the Judges for Pitch 101: David Brennan (ECOBEE) Paul Lypaczweski (Island Capital Partners) Amy Pollard (Strategic Investments, BDC) Garry Chan (Investor) Here are the 5 finalists for Pitch 201: • Cat Adalay - Aurea Technologies • Emma Fugate - Onset Communications • Corey Yantha - Dispension Industries Inc. • Kelly Galloway - Septicsitter.com • Bill Smith - Neck Tronics Inc. Here are the Judges for Pitch 201: Gerry Pond ( East Valley Ventures) Alex MacBeath (Island Capital Partners) Matar Mukhamedyarov (Good News Ventures) Randy Thompson (Valhalla Private Capital) Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
1:26:28
October 18, 2018
Island Advance: The Magic of Launching a Startup in PEI
Presenters - Rory Francis (PEI Bio Alliance) & Patty Devine (Island Advance) Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
15:26
October 18, 2018
Emergence: Atlantic Startup Ecosystem Entrevestor Report
Presenters - Martin Yuill (Emergance) and Peter Mareira (Entrevestor) Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
28:33
October 18, 2018
Legal 101: What you should know when Starting your Business
Presenter - Margaret Anne Walsh, Partner Stewart McKelvey Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
34:35
October 17, 2018
Springboard Atlantic: Leveraging Funding - Kevin Buchon
Presenter - Kevin Buchon - Director of the Office of Innovation and Community Engagement, Saint Mary's University Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music for Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd A Podcast Atlantic Production Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
24:47
October 17, 2018
Official Welcome & Opening Keynote: Matthew Spoke AION Network
Speakers in Order - Bob Williamson (Invest Atlantic), Alex MacBeath (Island Capital Partners), Patrick Farrar (StartUp Zone), Premier Wade MacLauchlan (Prince Edward Island) & Matthew Spoke (AION Network). Venue - Confederation Centre of the Arts, Prince Edward Island. Crew - Sam Adams & Paul Wood Music - Music For Podcasts by Lee Rosevere "Let's Start at the Beginning" Additional Editing - Harrison Boyd Producer/Editor - Michael Boyd Links - https://investatlantic.ca/ https://podcastatlantic.com/ info@podcastatlantic.com
1:11:35
October 17, 2018
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