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Friday, January 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
What Makes a Great Entrepreneur? / Les ingrédients d'un(e) entrepreneur(e) d'exception

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It's said that many investors invest in the entrepreneur as opposed to the business -- but what are they looking for? We'll explore what might indicate particular traits of perseverance and a willingness to learn, but discuss more broadly how to identify (and therefore develop) great entrepreneurs.

Facilitators
avatar for Jonathan Glencross

Jonathan Glencross

Partnerships, Purpose Capital
Leading the firm’s office in Montreal, Jonathan’s work has focused on revolutionizing post-secondary education through funds, MOOCs and industry consortiums; on developing a global platform to leverage the potential of emerging technologies to improve access to education for the 99%; and on assisting leading social enterprises and co-working spaces to secure investments. Jonathan is working the J.W. McConnell Foundation... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Baron

Stephanie Baron

Edupreneur, Amuza
avatar for Mark Brown

Mark Brown

Executive Director, Kulemela Investments
Mark Brown is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Kulemela Investments. He has started working in Agriculture in Zambia in 2008 with Engineers Without Borders, where he consulted for donor funded projects, small farmer-run societies and Ghana's largest processed fruit exporter. He started Kulemela in January 2012. He holds a BSc. From the University of Victoria.
avatar for Nicole Haggerty

Nicole Haggerty

Professor, Ivey Business School, Western University
avatar for Wayne Miranda

Wayne Miranda

Growth Mosaic
Wayne’s passion is to grow companies that generate a social and environmental impact in sub-Saharan Africa. He currently leads Growth Mosaic Ltd. which identifies early-stage impact businesses, accelerates them to become investment-ready, and matchmakes with appropriate investors. Growth Mosaic is based in Ghana and works in agribusiness, healthcare, sanitation, renewable energy, clean water, education, manufacturing, and other impact... Read More →
avatar for Duncan So

Duncan So

Founder & Chief Catalyst, Phinklife
Duncan So is a visionary leader with a focus on helping people realize and resonate their passions to live life to the fullest.  He is an expert on passion and human achievement, and the founder of Phinklife, a social enterprise that addresses systemic social challenges.  Supporting his work, he has launched several social businesses in the fields of technology and human development that creates living solutions and thriving... Read More →



Friday January 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fundy 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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