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Accelerating Your Growth - Atlantic Bootcamp

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 7:30 AM (ADT)

Accelerating Your Growth - Atlantic Bootcamp

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A program for Canadian ICT companies

seeking to accelerate US and global growth

Qualify for enhanced services from Canada's Trade Commissioner Service and gain access to Customers, Partners, Investors, Talent and a renewed spirit of entrepreneurship.



In partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Tech South East is pleased to bring you this one-day bootcamp-style program.  Tech South East is the regional innovation hub for South East New Brunswick’s technology and health science clusters, collaborating with industry, government, academia and the financial community to accelerate innovation-based economic growth and entrepreneurship.

The event features Chris Gill, President, Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, David Blumenstein, Founder, The Hatchery in New York City, and Mike Grandinetti, Managing Director, Southboro Investments in Boston. They will be joined by Canada’s Trade Commissioners from these three regions of the U.S. to provide invaluable insights for companies looking to enter the U.S. market. 



7:30 am to 8:00 am      Networking Breakfast

8:00 am to 11:45 pm    Information Sessions focusing on New York, Boston & California/Silicon Valley.

- Current Business and Investment Climate in US

- How to Penetrate the US Market

11:45 pm to 1:15 pm    Networking Luncheon with Guest Speaker

1:15 pm to 4:45 pm      Company Presentations to Panel of Experts

4:45 pm to 5:00 pm      Closing Remarks

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm      Networking Reception


Session topics include:

• Realities of business in a global market

• How to identify the local market problem, the opportunity and your solution

• Partnerships and sales channel strategies. How to leverage partners and reps. Who to trust and not

• How the Trade Commissioner Service and other organizations can help you meet your goals 


Pre-Qualified Company Pitching Sessions to Panel of experts

• 10-minute company pitch to local and US experts

• Instant pitch feedback by the Board

• Top companies are invited to participate in “next steps” in the US


Networking Event

• Unwind after an intense day of preparation and presentations

• Opportunity to spend quality time with local as well as US-based investors, participants and entrepreneurs in an informal setting


Next steps for eligible companies would be invitations to participate in select aftercare programs for Silicon Valley, Boston and New York.  


Sign up by March 31, 2010 for your slot in this prestigious annual event.


For more information, please contact Tina Martin ( (506) 857-8324

or your regional Trade Commissioner:

NB:  Charles Gaudet ( or (506) 851-6669.

NS: Valerie Bachynsky ( or (902-426-7249.

NL: Randy Follett ( or 709-772-6406

PE: Heather Connolly ( or  (902) 626-2976

Have questions about Accelerating Your Growth - Atlantic Bootcamp? Contact the organizer

When & Where

Future Inns Moncton
40 Lady Ada Blvd

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 7:30 AM (ADT)

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