October 28th 6-8
TheCodeFactory is excited to introduce a new series of events called "The Buddy System" designed to put interested new entrepreneurs/startups together with experienced, successful entrepreneurs in order to learn from their experiences and expertise. The first installment of The Buddy System will be taking place on October 28th from 6-8 pm at TheCodeFactory. The event is produced in collaboration with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP and will feature Huw Leahy - Lumenera President, Greg Bell – Lumenera Vice President Business Development, Andrew Nelson – Vice President Engineering and Kevin Mayer – Chief Technology Officer.
Lumenera is a company that was started during the depths of the economic downturn and successfully bootstrapped all the way to acquisition with $0 in external funding. An inspiration for all Ottawa area entrepreneurs/start-ups with some incredibly valuable lessons learned along the way that the founding team would like to share with the audience.
Entrepreneurship is the act of being an entrepreneur which is a French word meaning one who undertakes an endeavor. Entrepreneurs assemble resources including innovations, finance and business acumen in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods. The newest workshop being offered by TheCodeFactory is presented in an entrepreneurial co-learning style. The Code Factory, firmly believes that experience is the best teacher and that in order to know how to teach someone how to start their own company it is important to have done it yourself first!We encourage participants to register for the event, however, drop-ins are welcome. http://thebuddysystematthecodefactory.eventbrite.com/