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Member Event

Brad Feld and Dr. Sean Wise Take on Winnipeg!

Monday, March 23, 2015
The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

There are no two ways about it – Brad Feld is an absolute legend in the startup world. He is co-founder of Foundry Group and Techstars, investor in Makerbot, Fitbit, Zynga, Betabrand; author of several top selling startup books, including Startup Communities; active with several non-profit organizations, such as the National Centre for Women & Information Technology; and all around guru for tech startups, investors, and startup community leaders alike…and he is coming to Winnipeg!

Feld will be joined by Dr. Sean Wise, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University, partner at Ryerson Futures, host of the Naked Entrepreneur, Startup Canada’s 2014 “Mentor of the Year”, a consultant for Dragons’ Den, former director at Ernst and Young as well as co-founder of their Canadian Venture Capital Advisory Group, and co-author of Startup Opportunities: Know when to quit your day job. Feld and Wise are on a four city Canadian book and pitch tour.
One Major Opportunity for Manitoba Students & Startups

Feld and wise are on five city tour to select one Canadian startup to win a $25,000 investment from Ryerson Futures and 6 months of incubation in their Digital Media Zone-connected accelerator. Four of Manitoba’s hottest startups (including two student startups) will be selected to pitch to Feld and Wise at the event as part of this national competition!

Why you Should Attend

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a must attend for Manitoba’s entrepreneurship and innovation communities. And there’s more:

-Support two of Manitoba’s hottest startups in an exciting nation-wide pitch competition
-Rub elbows with Feld and Wise in the pre- and post-event networking sessions
-Learn from the best – get the latest trends and insights into the world of technology startups
-Enjoy delicious food at the post-event networking reception
-Receive a free copy of the book: Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job (limited quantities available on a first-register, first-serve basis)
Dates & Registration

Mar 23, 2015
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Registration fee: $20.00
Startups: $10.00

The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
281 Donald Street

The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
281 Donald St.
Winnipeg, Mb

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