Visioneering with Techstars: The power of Network & Community to build born-global companies

Date: 2017-06-06, 06:30 PM
Location: WeWork (Place Ville Marie, Lobby at 1st Floor), 3, Place Ville Marie, 1st floor, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 2B6
Why should you be thinking big when building your startup? What are the key differences between how a Founder thinks about the world and how an employee thinks about the world? How do you train yourself to think like a Founder? How do you train yourself to think big? How can you avoid thinking small? What are the best tactics for self direction? How do you overcome the low points of being a Founder?


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“I find out what the world needs. Then, I go ahead and invent it.” - Thomas Edison

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who wants to build a born-global company 
  • Anyone who is keen to learn from an inspiring, enlightening and authentic conversation
  • Anyone that wants to learn more about the process of leveraging the power of network & community
  • Anyone interested in learning about the Founder Institute program


 What are some of the Topics?

  • What are the various sectors, opportunities, and challenges prime for ambitious entrepreneurs
  • What are the first steps for founders building "born-global companies"
  • What are the unique challenges facing these types of companies, and how they can be overcome using the power of network & community
  • Other considerations for founders building high-impact companies
  • and more...


What is the Agenda?

  • Welcome and Socializing
  • Keynote Speaker: John Hill, Network Catalyst at Techstars
    Community-building really does help company-building and Techstars has built one of the best communities in the world. Learn from one of the architects, John Hill, Network Catalyst for the organization as he runs through repeatable ways to build your own and your community's network to expedite the success of companies tied to it.


  • Talks from Founders building "Born Global Companies"
  • Question and Answer
  • Discussion and Drinks


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