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Ottawa Network Event (April 13th): Developing a Winning Game Plan with Mentors, Coaches, and Advisors.

Luke Clare from Gowlings just pinged us to let us know about a very cool event that is being hosted on April 13th in conjunction with the Ottawa Network. The event emphasizes the importance of advisors and mentors, how to find them, and how this can help your business.

Event Details are below. Register here (free): http://tontuesday13apr10.eventbrite.com/


TON Tuesday – Business is a Team Sport!
Developing a Winning Game Plan with Mentors, Coaches, and Advisors.

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
5:30pm – 7:30pm
hosted by Gowlings
160 Elgin Street, Suite 2600

Much like with sports, every winning business team has a group of dedicated, experienced, and enthusiastic coaches and mentors who offer guidance from the sidelines. Do you have a set of good coaches and mentors offering you guidance? Do you want to have a team of mentors helping you? Not sure where to start? Please join our expert panel of Bruce Lazenby and Denis Colbourne, moderated by experienced Hi Tech CEO, Martin Horne, for a discussion on these topics and more.

Read Event Details Here

This event is provided at no cost through the support of the sponsors and members of The Ottawa Network.

By Aydin Mirzaee

Starting Your Startup Series – Part II is on Tuesday!

Luke Clare from Gowlings just pointed out that their second “Starting Your Startup” event is fast approaching and it seems that they have an awesome panel lined up:

Preparing A Business Plan To Raise Capital
Tuesday February 9th, 2010 – 5:30pm – 7:30pm
160 Elgin St., 26th Floor

“In Part 1 of the seminar series on business plans, “The Business Plan You DON’T Take To The Bank”, we discussed how a business plan can be used to help your Company stay focused on primary business objectives and to operate more efficiently. Part Two of the series will focus on the role of the Business Plan when your start-up is raising Capital.”

Click here to register for the event

To read more about the event, check out the post on the TON website: Ton Tuesday – Starting Your Startup

By Aydin Mirzaee

Free Legal Advice for Startups

Luke Clare sent me a quick note to thank StartupOttawa for driving awareness to their June 23 Seminar. We always like it when we’re thanked :) It seems that their event was a great success and they have been nice enough to provide the material resulting from their course which can be found here: Free Legal Advice for Startups.

Check it out!


By Aydin Mirzaee

Open Source Debate

Adrew Ross has extended an invitation to anyone interested to an exciting open source debate hosted by FOSSLC and Gowlings, here’s the info:

FOSSLC and Gowlings would like to invite you to a thought provoking debate
on August 31st at 9:30am. The event takes place at Gowlings’ Elgin street

There are some high profile speakers debating open source licensing.
These include:

  • Matt Asay, VP of Business Development from Alfresco and chair of the Open Source Business Conference
  • Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation.
  • David Maxwell, Open Source Strategist at Coverity and NetBSD board member

The event will feature the above speakers debating of the GPL, EPL, and BSD
licenses, which license is best for business, community growth, and working
with academia. The debate will provide cover the key factors that influence
the decision regarding an open source license. As well, it will cover
important things you should look out for.

Registration is free and includes a free breakfast. Click here for details and registration instructions.

This event is brought to you by Alfresco, The Eclipse Foundation, Coverity,
Gowlings, and Ingres.

By Scott Lake

Startup 101 by Gowlings

Luke Clare from Gowlings just told me about an interesting event that is being held by his firm to teach startups about the basics of law as it relates to them. The information is below (register here: http://www.gowlings.com/e-form/event.asp?eventId=166):

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By Aydin Mirzaee