#LeanEnterpriseTO - Part 3 Acquisition Panel

Come to Part 3 of the Lean Enterprise Toronto, 6-Part Speaker Series.

Part 3 is all about enterprise innovation through acquisition.

Come out and hear 3 entrepreneurs, who have each founded companies that have been acquired, tell their story:

Jordan Satok - Fuse Powered (formerly AppHero)

Robert Ostfield - Channel Zero Digital (formerly ANDPOP)

Satish Kanwar - Shopify (formerly Jet Cooper)

Event Schedule:

6pm – Doors Open and Drinks

6:30pm – Panel Discussion*

7pm – Drinks and Mingling

9pm – Doors Close

*Panel Discussion:

20 minute panel with moderator

20 minute open forum with audience

There will also be complimentary drinks thanks to our sponsor Steam Whistle.

There will also be a few Lean Enterprise books to give away, thanks to support from the authors Trevor Owens and Obie Fernandez.

About the Panel

Jordan Satok - Fuse Powered (formerly AppHero)

Jordan was the youngest VC funded tech entrepreneur, having raised a $1.8 million seed round lead by OMERS Ventures at the age of 18. Jordan is now a Director at Fuse Powered, where he joined the team through acquisition in 2013. Jordan is responsible for building relationships with AdRally ad network/demand partners, evaluating new ad tech opportunities and leading ad operations.

Robert Ostfield - Channel Zero Digital (formerly ANDPOP)

Robert is currently the Managing Director of Channel Zero Digital, the digital division of Canada's largest independent broadcaster. Robert is responsible for managing Channel Zero Digital's owned and operated properties (CHCH.com, ANDPOP.com and ChartAttack.com), along with identifying new growth and partnership opportunities for the organization. Previously, Robert Ostfield was CEO of ANDPOP Inc. (acquired by Channel Zero), a post he held from 2007-2013. ANDPOP operates the leading music and pop culture properties of andpop.com and chartattack.com

Satish Kanwar - Shopify (formerly Jet Cooper)

Satish is a Director at Shopify, where he leads the development of the growing Toronto office. Shopify helps over 100,000 retailers around the world sell online, in store, and on the go. Satish previously co-founded a user experience agency called Jet Cooper, which was acquired by the fast-growing startup in 2013.

About #LeanEnterpriseTO

Learn to innovate like a startup. Together we'll start having better conversations about bringing the lean startup mindset into larger organizations. We host a monthly Speaker Series with large enterprise guest speakers, interactive forums and of course a few cold drinks!

*If you haven’t already, join their community on Meetup to receive exclusive offers and discounts to future events: http://www.meetup.com/Lean-Enterprise-Toronto/

Organizing Team

Corey Eastman – Head of Digital Consulting, Climax Media

Carlos Oliveira – Lean Strategy Manager, Telus

Ramli John – Lean Startup Advisor

Michael Cacho – Founder, Inkly.ca

#LeanEnterpriseTO - Part 3 Acquisition Panel

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