AccelerateOTT slider background Accelerate OTT 2020 logo Different delivery. The same epic event. Every Thursday afternoon, October 15 – November 5, 2020

AccelerateOTT 2020

Different delivery. The same epic event.

Now in its eighth year, our annual flagship entrepreneurial conference has gone virtual. AccelerateOTT 2020 kicks off on October 15. Instead of just one high-impact day, we’re bringing the actionable insight and meaningful connections to you four weeks in a row.

If you’re an entrepreneur, investor, or looking to advance your business, mark your calendar.


What this year looks like

Every Thursday afternoon, for four Thursdays in a row, join in. Watch an exciting $100,000 pitch competition. Listen to top speakers from Ottawa and around the world. Learn from impressive panelists with raw experience. And do it all from anywhere you want.

Oh and did we mention – tickets are free!

Here’s what you can expect:

  • 4 easy-on-your-schedule sessions
  • 4 hot topics
  • 8+ hours of content
  • 20+ speakers and panelists
  • 1 pitch competition, 10 womxn founders, 1 winner for $100,000
  • $0 from your bank account


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  • Day 1: A roadmap for womxn entrepreneur journey and the pitch finale for $100,000

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

  • Day 2: The convergence of diversity and technology in fundraising

    Thursday, October 22, 2020

  • Day 3: Storytelling in a chaotic world; and Journeys from startup to scale-up.

    Thursday, October 29, 2020

  • Day 4: Navigating remote work: managing the human aspects of high-growth tech companies

    Thursday, November 5, 2020

Speakers

Wendy Knight Agard

Wendy Knight Agard

Leadership Coach at Shopify, TEDx Speaker
Nazim Ahmed

Nazim Ahmed

CEO, Creative Layer & CanvasPop
Snita Balsara

Snita Balsara

Senior Investment Manager and Head of Community, MaRS Investment Accelerator
Jeff Bennett

Jeff Bennett

Chief Operating Officer, Relogix
Karla Briones

Karla Briones

Immigrant serial entrepreneur

David Dufresne

David Dufresne

Partner, Panache Ventures
Ann Handley

Ann Handley

Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs
Alexander Hatton

Alexander Hatton

Director, People, Culture and Performance , GoFor Industries
Matt Holland

Matt Holland

Founder, CEO and CTO, Field Effect
Sarah Kunst

Sarah Kunst

Managing Director, Cleo Capital

Lance Laking

Lance Laking

Managing Director, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund
Michael McNaught

Michael McNaught

Co-Founder and President, RVezy
Shauna Moran

Shauna Moran

Founder, Operate Remote
Hamzah Nassif

Hamzah Nassif

Partner, Real Ventures
Claudia Reuter

Claudia Reuter

General Manager, Americas East, Techstars

Donna Ronayne

Donna Ronayne

Former CMO, Halogen
Lynn Stevens

Lynn Stevens

Principal, Lynn Stevens Consulting Services
Alexandra Sukin

Alexandra Sukin

Investor, Bessemer Venture Partners
Pierce Ujjainwala

Pierce Ujjainwala

Co-Founder and CEO, Knak

SheBoot Pitch Finale Contestants

Ellie Ardakani

Ellie Ardakani

Co-Founder and CEO, Meta
Ashley Belleau-Dame

Ashley Belleau-Dame

Co-Founder and COO, Bagsort
Audrey Bond

Audrey Bond

Founder and CEO, Vaultt
Shannon Ferguson

Shannon Ferguson

Co-Founder and CEO, FanSaves
Alina Jahani

Alina Jahani

Co-Founder and CEO, HireFast

Julie MacDonell

Julie MacDonell

Co-Founder and CEO, Heirlume
Cassie Myers

Cassie Myers

Founder and CEO, Lunaria
Caitlin Pentifallo

Caitlin Pentifallo

Founder and CEO, Bingo Impact Management
Julia Slanina

Julia Slanina

Founder and CEO, Treehouse Medical
Rebecca Wormleighton

Rebecca Wormleighton

COO, Zendelity

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Want to take part in AccelerateOTT 2020? Contact Kara Eusebio at partnerships@investottawa.ca to learn more

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