Monday, 24 September 2012

Sprout Up Sept 25

Sprout Up September
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The Courthouse 57 Adelaide St. E, Toronto, ON

Join us for the first Fall Sprout Up event here in Toronto! We’re excited to welcome guest speaker Marc Gingras. Marc founded the Tungle Corporation in 2006, and served as CEO until its acquisition by RIM in 2011.

Event details:
Date: Tuesday, September 25th 2012
Cost: $12 per ticket (roughly $10 + HST)
Time: 6pm-10pm
Agenda:
6-6:45 - Registration
6:45-7:15 - Startup Demos
7:15-8 - Guest speaker & Questions
8-10 - Networking
Place: The Courthouse, 57 Adelaide St. E (see a map, closest TTC station: King and Yonge)
Guest Speaker:
Marc Gingras, founder & CEO of Tungle, now Senior Director at Research in Motion
Participating Startups: Tunezy, Kera.io, Spenz
RSVP details:
Make sure you RSVP to get your connection nametag at the event. For more information contact Jon at [masked].
Join us & be a part of our Sprout Up! It’s going to be a fabulous night of invaluable insights, new & old friends, & of course your lovely hosts from Sprouter.com!
More about guest speaker Marc Gingras:
Marc Gingras is a serial entrepreneur. He founded Tungle Corporation in 2006 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until its acquisition by Research In Motion in 2011.
Previously, he served as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Nimcat Networks, Inc. until its acquisition by Avaya in September 2005. Marc also served as a venture capitalist with Innovatech Montreal, where he oversaw investments in numerous telecommunication and software companies.

He is actively involved as a board member with Sopar, a non-for-profit organization focused on helping the poor in India. Marc holds an INSEAD MBA, a Masters degree in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa.

More about Sprout Up:

Sprout Up is made up of three main components:

Startup Demos – Pre-selected entrepreneurs share their innovative business ideas to the audience

Guest Speaker – Fabulous new speakers will be brought in each month to spur new discussions on relevant trends and ideas

Networking – Network with peers: share knowledge, experiences and have a drink or two!

Please take a minute to check out our Sponsors:

Uber, the on-demand car service, is offering $10 off a ride to or from The Courthouse for new Uber users. Download the free Uber app and punch in the code SPROUTUPTORONTO before you order your ride to redeem the discount

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