Dawson EWeek’s Speed Date an Entrepreneur 2017

Date(s) - 15/11/2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dawson College, Conrod's Lounge

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How often do you get to meet an entrepreneur to pick their brain in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere? Sometimes all a future entrepreneur needs is a mentor and a nudge in the right direction.

This event brings together future entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders in the community. You will have 15 minutes to ask each entrepreneur your burning startup questions. Come and meet them right after our keynote speaker.

Entrepreneurs graciously provided by the Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montreal (JCCM), Mentors Montreal, CEDEC and Futurpreneur.

Guest Speakers:

Michel D. Théroux joined CEDEC, the Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation, in 2013 and since then he has been involved with CEDEC’s Small Business Support team helping SMEs with their growing needs. More specifically, Michel has been the mentoring program coordinator working closely with Réseau M, Quebec’s premier mentoring network, offering mentoring services to new entrepreneurs. Over 1500 experienced business owners provide mentoring using their valuable experience to help new entrepreneurs deal with the everyday challenges they face as entrepreneurs. Prior to joining CEDEC, Michel had a long and rewarding career with the federal public service, working under various capacities relating to economic development, from both an operational and a policy perspective.

Nick Curtis: Founder & Startup Ninja, Lootopia.  Nick Curtis is a Startup Ninja with experience in Health Food Manufacturing and eCommerce.  He has helped develop new strategies for successful companies (David’s Tea, Harmonic Arts to name a few) during various stages of growth.  Most recently Nick has taken the leap himself and become an entrepreneur with the founding of his company Lootopia Subcom Inc.