Emergence partners to present Invest Atlantic 2018

August 28, 2018

Emergence has announced a “Kickstart Partnership” with this year’s Invest Atlantic conference, which takes place September 19-20, 2018 at the Confederation Center in Charlottetown, PEI.

invest-atlanticAs Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for more than 200 startups, entrepreneurs and investors, Invest Atlantic is THE place to help entrepreneurs connect and grow their ventures. 

If you’re looking to grow your business, meet investors, or network with the ecosystem you should attend! Click here to register!

Invest Atlantic brings together some of North America’s most noted investors, mentors and seasoned entrepreneurs, together with the region’s newest and fastest growing companies, for 2-days of focused discussions on everything from raising capital, getting collaborative, to partnerships and succession planning. Click here to check out this year’s agenda!

The two-days will be jam-packed with discussions on everything from raising capital and getting collaborative to partnerships and succession planning.

downloadIn the margins of Invest Atlantic 2018Emergence will be hosting a workshop on the state of the Atlantic Startup Ecosystem (which will be open to the general public) with Peter Moreira from Entrevestor. This will take  place at 10:30 am on Wednesday, September 19 in Studio One at Confederation Centre of the Arts.

In his presentation, Peter will discuss the state of the start-up landscape in Atlantic Canada, and what challenges are holding back the region. With a particular focus on PEI, Peter will share – in this exclusive briefing – some of the results from his just-released Entrevestor Data ReportRegister here for the Startup Ecosystem report-back with Peter Moreira!

In addition, Emergence mentor-in-residence, Dr. Don Ridley, will be a speaker on the “GOOD MENTORING VS BAD” panel discussion at 11 am on Thursday, September 20; while Emergence director, Martin Yuill, will feature on the PLANNING FOR AN EXIT” panel discussion at 3 pm. A full list of speakers can be found here!

For the start-up community, Invest Atlantic offers the opportunity to:

  • Find out when traditional financing and angel and venture capital are right for you
  • Hear from other entrepreneurs from around the region
  • Hone your pitching skills
  • Network for two days with top-notch investors.

As an investor, attending Invest Atlantic offers you a chance to:

  • Hear pitches from more than 25 startups, mid & late stage entrepreneurs
  • Meet with top investors
  • Meet potential investment partners
  • AND 2 days of networking with many of Atlantic Canada’s top entrepreneurs and investors.

If you’re serious about growing your business, Invest Atlantic is an event you won’t want to miss! Plus, with a new format that includes more networking, more sessions, more pitching and a kitchen party, you’ll leave feeling more focused, connected and inspired about the future success of your business.

Click here to register!

Click here to check out this year’s agenda!

A full list of speakers can be found here!