Entrepreneurship Bridges Lecture Series: Guest Speaker Alain Goubau & Startup Garage Launch

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Entrepreneurship Bridges Lecture Series: Guest Speaker Alain Goubau & Startup Garage Launch

Entrepreneurship Bridges is a series of free events that promote entrepreneurism, provide start up and new venture advice and access to a community of entrepreneurs. The program is a joint initiative between the University of Ottawa’s Entrepreneurship Hub, the Faculty of Engineering, Start up Garage, the Entrepreneur’s Club and the Telfer School of Management.

Alain Goubau

Alain Goubau

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Farmlead

After a childhood spent learning the ropes on a dairy and cash crop farm in Eastern Ontario, Alain developed an expertise in building successful startups. He previously co-founded Altaeros Energies, which developed several airborne wind turbine prototypes and raised a Series A in excess of $7M. Alain also conducted global agriculture strategy projects with McKinsey & Company’s Agriculture Practice. His extensive project management and operational experience as a field engineer has led to projects throughout Europe and Asia. Alain is fluent in French, English and Spanish. Alain holds a Bachelor of Engineering from McGill University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Startup Garage 

Come meet Ottawa's next generation of up and coming entrepreneurs! At this Bridges Lecture, the Startup Garage will announce the next cohort of young entrepreneurs.

The Startup Garage is an initiative of  the University of Ottawa to foster and support youth entrepreneurship in the Ottawa area. The program has grown to be a top student & youth accelerator in Eastern Ontario. It has helped incubate some of the region's up and coming startups including, Gymtrack, Hyre, MicroMetrics, Oat & Mill, Remay, Spiderwort, Spivo, Spoonity & many more.  You can learn more about program here. The program is delivered through the generous support of the University of Ottawa, Capital Entrepreneurs, the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Invest Ottawa, Gowling WLG and Logan Katz LLP.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Telfer School of Management
DMS 12102
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

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Contact Information

Stephen Daze
613-562-5800 x 4725

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