It was the 8th edition of our annual Entrepreneur Challenge held in the prestigious Glendon auditorium and rooftop lounge reception space !
"Impact investing, social finance, ESG: an overview and how it can apply to your job/life?" with Narinder Dhami (Rotman/ESSEC), Managing Partner at Marigold Capital ( and Canada's top 40 under 40) and Eric In (ESSEC), Director of Investments at Dragonfly Ventures. Thank you both for a great presentation!
Bertrand Loumaye , INSEAD, Managing Director North America, Cerelia . The Challenge to Manage Hyper Growth . Second IN PERSON event in 2022 and back in our downtown location . Thank you Bertrand
Great event with Capgemini Canada and Latam Managing Director Aruna Jayanthi and Sector Leader - Telecom, Technology and Services Asheesh Rangnekar last Wed May 25th . Thank you both for your insights and for staying during the Networking breakout sessions . Special thanks to Aruna who got on the event straight out of her flight back from Paris ! Thank you Christian Osterman for the Technical support on Zoom
On April 27th , Dave Spagnolo, President & CEO of Systra Canada, was our guest and shared some lights on the #3 in the world in Railway Engineering and why it has been so successful in the past 4 years in doubling its revenue. Very interesting zoom session with a record Q&A session that was longer than the keynote address. It shows how interesting the session was. Thanks again Dave for your participation
First IN PERSON event after 2 years of zoom events. Great networking in a unique space dedicated to Wine . Register asap so that we can plan for Wine , Food and Staff at https://guestli.st/709977. Event sponsored by Ben Rouaud to optimize the cost.
On Feb 23rd, 2022, Delphine Adenot - Owusu ( NEOMA), Executive Managing Director, European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada (EUCCAN) was our guest. She gave us very interesting insights on CETA and on the role of EUCCAN. Thank you Delphine ! Thank you Tudor Alexis , Consul General of France in Toronto for introducing the topic as France is holding the presidency of the EU
Great Panel on Jan 26th, co-organized by AAGEF Ontario and INSEAD Alumni Association Canada on "Post Covid Trends in Healthcare : How Canadian medtech companies are meeting patient needs" moderated by Miklos Tomka and with the following speakers : Joshua Liu co-founder/CEO at SeamlessMD, Keith Loo co-founder/CEO at Skinopathy, Lisa Boreanaz Technology Advisor at NRC Government of Canada, Rodey Wing, Partner at Kearney, Jeffrey Kadanoff P.Eng., MBA, Managing Director at Espanades Ventures, Avnish Mehta, Corporate Chief, Family Medicine at Scarborough Health Network. Special thanks to Nurjan D'Mello, Karen Bozynski and Felipe Peng for organizing. Recording available upon request
Nov 24th Great success for our 7th annual AAGEF Ontario Annual Entrepreneur Challenge ! Congrats to our finalists Hamza Shaikh, CPA, Simone Godbout, Nadia Ladak and to our winners Anneke van Heuven and Elias Trouyet from Algo Bio who won both awards ( Grand Jury Award and the Audience Award ) ! Thank you to our MC Veronique Hamel, our Jury Audrey Heurzeau (Pedreira), Loren Rafeson and Peter Traynor. Thank you to our last year winner Rachel Bartholomew testimonial. Thank you to our sponsor Rum It Yourself! and all our benefactors. Thank you to the organizing team Felipe Peng, Christian Osterman, Claire Canu, David Nanta, MSc, PMP®, Miloud Alain Hassene, Gilles Chatelain. Thank you to all participants for attending including Tudor Alexis, Consul General of France in Toronto