Sprout Up Sept 25
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.
Date: Tuesday, September 25th 2012
Cost: $12 per ticket (roughly $10 + HST)
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)
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
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
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