Online Event

Fireside Chats on Leadership and Resilience

Meet the local FI Directors and other FI network members

Date
Mar 13, 2023
Time
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Address
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Founder Institute is proud to present its upcoming event: "Fireside Chats on Leadership and Resilience" in collaboration with the Startup Grind Calgary. Join us for an evening of inspiring conversations with some of the industry's leading experts, Wade Larson, Steve Shrout, and Meredith Wasney. These accomplished individuals will share their experiences on how they navigated challenges and built successful careers. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insights on how to lead with purpose and cultivate resilience in the face of adversity. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, and grow with the best in the business.
Founder Institute is proud to present its upcoming event: "Fireside Chats on Leadership and Resilience" in collaboration with the Startup Grind Calgary. Join us for an evening of inspiring conversations with some of the industry's leading experts, Wade Larson, Steve Shrout, and Meredith Wasney. These accomplished individuals will share their experiences on how they navigated challenges and built successful careers. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insights on how to lead with purpose and cultivate resilience in the face of adversity. Don't miss this opportunity to network, learn, and grow with the best in the business. Register now and secure your spot at the fireside!

Featured Speakers:
  • Wade Larson - Director, Founder Institute and  Senior Vice-President, Business Development, at EarthDaily Analytics Corp:  Wade Larson is a Vancouver-based, serial technology entrepreneur and has 27 years' experience in the space and satellite sectors. He is Senior Vice-President, Business Development, at EarthDaily Analytics Corp., and served as the predecessor company’s President and COO from 2013-2015 and its CEO from 2015-2018. Wade has been a Director of the Founder Institute's Western Canada Accelerator Program since 2018 and has considerable experience in advising technology startups. He is also a Co-Founder and Board member of Kanata Clean, a clean energy company working with First Nations to generate next-generation carbon free energy solutions. Wade has an MA from UBC and an MBA from McGill.

  • Steve Shrout - Owner/Principal @ Steve Shrout Coaching:  Has over 25 years of experience as a leader and senior executive with four major media organizations including two national news brands. Currently owns his own executive, leadership, and performance coaching business. He is a Gallup Global Certified Coach and International Coach Federation member specializing in personal and professional strengths development and performance enhancement. A dynamic and effective senior level executive with a specific focus on leadership, strategic thought, general management, operational and sales performance, revenue generation and sales optimization, financial management and business development.

    An impressive history of developing successful cultural and gender diverse teams across complex multi-site structures through coaching in leadership development and performance, incorporating strong processes and implementing solutions.

    Has proven to be a compelling communicator, competent negotiator, inter-office collaborator, motivational team builder and strong competitor. Other strengths include the ability to cast vision and lead strategies related to change in business positioning and development while supporting core objectives and meeting corporate expectations.

    His experience includes building and selling Metro News to a national news conglomerate.

  • Meredith Wasney - Founder @ Rallie:  Meredith Wasney is the founder and CEO of Rallie. Meredith has over 10 years of entrepreneurship under her belt. Her company, Rallie, seeks to get women learning and investing in the world of cryptocurrency. 

What You'll Learn:
  • What it's like to IPO a satelite company.
  • What it's like to build and then sell Metro News to a national news conglomerate.
  • What it takes to get more women learning about and investing in the crypto-economy.
  • The highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey!

Additional Resources:
Find more Startup Events, learn about Finding a Co-Founder, or visit our Insight Blog for more startup tips. If you would like to attend live, please purchase live tickets from Startup Grind Calgary.

About Founder Institute:
The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 6,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 95 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

Speakers

Wade

Wade Larson

Senior Vice President, EarthDaily Analytics and @ Director, Founder Institue

Steve

Steve Shrout

erience Owner/Principal @ Steve Shrout Coaching

Meredith

Meredith Wasney

Founder @ Rallie

Platinum Partners

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The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.


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