[oclug] November 27, 2003 (Thu) 4pm:Foundry Showcase - New Wave of Tech Entrepreneurs and Spin-off Companies
Tom at Abacurial.com
Tue Nov 25 02:58:40 EST 2003
Foundry Showcase - New Wave of Tech Entrepreneurs and Spin-off Companies -
- November 27, 2003 (Thu)
"Carleton University Showcases New Wave of Tech Entrepreneurs and Spin-
Meet some of Carleton University's most exciting new spin-off companies
at a special event celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation.
The Carleton University Foundry Program has helped launch eight new
technology companies in the past 18 months signalling the University's
emerging role as a major contributor in the region's future economic
development. Over 100 people from the hi tech industry including venture
capitalists, angel investors, and entrepreneurs are expected to attend.
Networking reception begins: 4:00 p.m.
Presentations by spin-offs begin: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Where: 302 Azrieli Theatre, Carleton University
Media are invited to attend both the Networking Reception and Spin-off
Company presentations and should identify themselves at the registration
table. All media are asked to be on site by 4:30 p.m.
The Carleton University Foundry Program is increasingly recognized as a
leading initiative to stimulate the next generation of technology
entrepreneurs and spin-off companies formed out of research-based
innovations. Carleton University has one of the highest rates of new
technology company formation in the country as evidenced by the 100+
companies formed by alumni and faculty in recent years. Notable alumni
and faculty include: Antoine Paquin (Skystone Systems), Michael Cowpland
(Mitel and Corel Corporation), Dave Thomas (Object Technology
International), Gary Duck (JDS Fitel), and Martin Lefevbre (Cadabra).
For more information:
Luc Lalande, Technology and Research Department Office, 520-2600 ext.
Lin Moody, Media Relations, 520-2600 ext. 8705
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