Spark Centre Announces Launch of Startup Grind Durham Region
A Collaboration to support entrepreneurs, innovation and technology
OSHAWA, ON (June 19, 2017) – Spark Centre is pleased to announce the launch of Startup Grind in Durham Region. Startup Grind and Spark Centre will join together to help strengthen entrepreneurial efforts and activities in Durham Region through monthly events that will teach, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs.
The inaugural Startup Grind Durham Region event will feature guest speaker, Simon Foster, CEO of Chatter Research on Thursday July 6th at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, this month’s Event Partner (http://www.rmg.on.ca).
Simon Foster, is a digital business builder with 15 years management experience at leading digital media companies and has a strong entrepreneurial spirit that supports achieving aggressive business targets. With a deep knowledge base that includes content and product development, he is now the founder and CEO of Chatter Research, a real-time customer feedback company backed by US and Canadian venture capital.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to have Simon kick off our Startup Grind Durham Region chapter”, said Spark Centre CEO, Sherry Colbourne. “Simon is the personification of the innovative spirit that lives in Durham Region and guests of our inaugural event will be inspired by his journey.”
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About Startup Grind: Startup Grind (www.strartupgrind.com) is a global entrepreneurial community made up of 400,000 entrepreneurs in 200 cities and 85 countries around the world. Founded by Derek Anderson in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind educates, inspires and connects entrepreneurs around the globe.
Startup Grind is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs and features successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
About Spark Centre: Spark Commercialization and Innovation Centre is one of eighteen not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) that form part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). The centre works to improve competitiveness and visibility of Durham Region and Northumberland County as a world-class innovation cluster. For more information on Spark Centre, please visit www.sparkcentre.org
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