Startup Grind Ottawa Hosts Michael Weider (VP @ Akamai)
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Join us for a fireside chat with Ottawa-based Software Entrepreneur and Angel Investor, Michael Weider. Michael was the CEO and co-founder of Blaze Software acquired by Akamai in 2012 and the Founder of Watchfire, acquired by IBM in 2007. He currently sits on the board of four startups, advises two venture funds and is active as an angel investor. Michael is also a board memeber of the Youth Services Bureau Charitable foundation of Ottawa. Michael holds a B.S. in enginerring from Queens University.
Invest Ottawa delivers economic development programs and initiatives that increase entrepreneurial momentum, wealth and jobs in the City of Ottawa and its surrounding region. Its goal is to make Ottawa the best place in Canada to start and grow a knowledge-based business.
Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business.
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 135 cities and 60 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.