This panel of entrepreneurs highlights key lessons for startups in the life sciences and healthcare industry. They discuss the importance of developing a customer-focused value proposition, building strategic partnerships, mapping entry points into the medical device market and thinking globally from the start.
Don Waugh, Applied Recognition
Joanna Griffiths, Knix Wear
Chia Chia Sun, Damiva Inc.
Jon Rogers, MaRS Volunteer Advisor, and Partner, SPG Management Consulting
Tom Rand leads three entrepreneurs, Henry Chong, Robert Wong and Chris Reid in a discussion about their experiences on starting a company in the cleantech space and the opportunities and challenges that have come along.
John Paul Morgan tells the story of Morgan Solar, a company founded on John Paul's vision to use innovative technology to dramatically reduce the cost of harvesting solar energy. From inspiration to prototyping to winning investors and major strategic partners, Morgan Solar's successes demonstrate the power of innovation in making renewable energy available to all.
This panel of successful cleantech entrepreneurs shares their business stories. They explore topics such as securing financing for a cleantech startup, contending with tough competition and knowing the pros and cons of starting a business in Ontario.
Jane Kearns, Senior Advisor, Cleantech (@janekearns01)
Jack MacDonnell, President & CEO, EnerMotion Inc. (@EnerMotionHYPER)
Paul Bottero, President, inMotive (@inMotive_)
Bruce Townson, CEO, Ecotagious (@Ecotagious)
John Myers, Michael Silagadze and Haroon Mirza are the entrepreneurs behind CoreFour, Top Hat Monocle and CognoVision, respectively. All three know how to address big problems in technology and education. Hear powerful advice from each on how to grow a successful business—starting with focusing on the customer and building a strong team.