nation Jevon announced our efforts to continue to facilitate the opportunities for entrepreneurs in Canada. The goal was to have a grand gesture. To create a point in time to bring people together to learn, to connect and to inspire each other to build the NEXT BIG THING.


Canada’s conference for startups


Students, entrepreneurs, and funders


November 13 & 14, 2008 in Toronto


The event is a two day event. Day one is focused on practical workshops aimed at helping entrepreneurs get started, figure out the mechanics of starting a company, growing and taking it to the next level. The workshops will include:

  • Assessing your market opportunity
  • Why should I use your product?
  • Strategies for getting users
  • Presentation skills for developers
  • Legal pitfalls for startups
  • Shaking the money tree
  • Pricing Models
  • Product Design
  • First customers and other business development pitfalls

Day two is all about connecting Canada and our startups to the rest of the world. Jevon has the list of confirmed speakers:

This is going to be fun. Jevon has been working his ass off while I’ve been slacking with a move, a baby, and being in NYC for Web2Expo.

3 thoughts on “StartupNation”

  1. Awesome! I've been looking for a god excuse to come hang out in Toronto again. <br />
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    Alos, Jay promised me a ceramic turtle.

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