Executive in Residence- Stephen King
Stephen is an influential tech entrepreneur who is passionate about making the “local tech scene hyper-successful on a global basis.”
Stephen will be a featured member in the A100 Office Hours program (see below) and will be a community supporter of the space and its startups.
Launched October 1, 2012, Startup Slyngshot is a four phase business accelerator program created by startups, for startups. Startup Slyngshot will give entrepreneurs the tools, environment, and mentorship to gain the momentum they need succeed in the shortest time possible. Founded and led by successful entrepreneurs, Pieter Boekhoff and Bruno Steppuhn, tech startups won’t want to miss out!
Each four-week phase is only $400 and includes a monthly membership/desk at AcceleratorYYC:
- Validate Your Market
- Grow & Scale
Part of the VA Angels’ Summit Series, BaseCamp is led by R. Stewart (Randy) Thompson, angel investor and CEO of VA Angels. It is a crucial investment that will give you the valuable connections you need to reach your next funding milestone. Only 15 founders will get the exclusive opportunity to:
- Talk directly with investors about what they are looking for and how to protect yourself and your startup (Local VC speakers included!)
- Form connections with many of the influencers and active investors in the Alberta investment community. (Typically, access to these investors can cost up to $1,000!)
- Learn how to create a product plan, discuss sales & marketing, and determine how to value your company and sell shares - all from real angel investors, not consultants
- Create a valuable Investor Deck that will be presented to an experienced panel of judges
Learn more about the next BaseCamp: May 31 -June 3, 2013