56 Blue Jays Way
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2G3


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:

Howard Lindzon - www.howardlindzon.com / www.wallstrip.com / www.kbcpartners.com
Austin Hill - www.akoha.com
Lane Becker - www.getsatisfaction.com
Charlie O’Donnell - www.path101.com
Leila Boujnane - www.ideeinc.com
Rick Segal - www.jlaventures.com / ricksegal.typepad.com
Christopher Golda, Michael Parkatti, Mike Marrone, Michael Montano - Canadians in the YCombinator Summer’08 class
Michael Galpert – michaelgalpert.com / A.viary
. . . more to be confirmed

Official Website: http://startupnation.ca

Added by bmann on September 18, 2008