MaRS Future Leaders - Youth Meet-ups
Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
Movie Screening - The Startup Kids
Are you in high school and eager to become one of tomorrow's leaders?
If so, join us for these regular Future Leaders sessions where youth interested in entrepreneurship share ideas and hear from seasoned entrepreneurs.
In this session, we present The Startup Kids, a documentary about young web entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Europe. It contains interviews with the founders of innovative companies like Vimeo, SoundCloud, Kiip, InDinero, Dropbox, Foodspotting and many others, all discussing how they started their company and their lives as entrepreneurs. Read more here.
5:00 – 5:30 Welcome/Networking
5:30 – 6:30 Movie: The Startup Kids
6:30 – 7:00 Q & A/Discussion
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented in partnership with CINCO
Part of the MaRS Future Leaders Series
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.
Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.
Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.