iNOVIA x C2

May 24-26, 2017

AccelerateMTL, now in it’s 7th year, brings startups from North America to C2 Montréal in order to connect them with investors, community builders and Silicon Valley influencers.

 

“It was a perfect blend of inspirational and tactical takeawaYS, and I was glad to be a part of it!”
- Sameera Banduk, Thalmic Labs
(2016 attendee)

 

“WHAT I LOVED ABOUT C2 X ACCELERATEMTL WAS THAT IT OFFERED
A RARE FORUM FOR SOME OF THE BRIGHTEST, MOST DRIVEN FOUNDERS I’VE MET TO CONNECT WITH AND LEARN FROM EXPERIENCED VETERANS ON A WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS ESSENTIAL TO STARTING, SCALING AND SUPERCHARGING THEIR BUSINESSES"
JEFF GADWAY, VIDYARD (2016 SPEAKER)

 

“ACCELERATEMTL WAS A GREAT PLACE
TO MEET AND RE-CONNECT WITH CANADA’S TOP FOUNDERS AND INVESTORS”
ANGELA TRAN KINGYENS, VERSION ONE VENTURES (2015 SPEAKER)

 

“C2 X ACCELERATEMTL IS AN INTIMATE, OPEN SET OF DISCUSSIONS WITH PEOPLE WHO KNOW WHAT THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT AND WANT TO LEARN MORE. THE QUESTIONS WERE GREAT, THE SPEAKERS INTERESTING AND UNIQUE AND THE CONVERSATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER EACH SESSION JUST
AS VALUABLE.”
GERRIT DE VYNCK,
BLOOMBERG BUSINESS (2016 SPEAKER)

 

“It was a pleasure speaking at C2 x AccelerateMTL 2016 and interacting with so many entrepreneurs. I was also amazed at the unique setup of the conference, and its truly unique set of interactive experiences.”
- Jeff Clavier, SoftTech VC
(2016 Speaker)

 

“THE QUALITY OF THE SPEAKERS WERE EXCELLENT AND IT WAS FUN TO MEET OTHER FOUNDERS DOING COOL STUFF IN CANADA.” - PARISA FOSTER, PLAY THE FUTURE
(2016 ATTENDEE)

 
Andrew Arruda

ANDREW ARRUDA

Co-Founder and CEO
Ross Intelligence

ANDY MAURO

Founder and CEO
Automat.ai

Jimoh Ovbiagele

JIMOH OVBIAGELE

Co-Founder and CEO
Ross Intelligence

Satish Kanwar

SATISH KANWAR

VP of Product
Shopify

 
Crystal Huang

CRYSTAL HUAnG

Vice President
GGV Capital

Jason Mante

JASON MANTE

VP of Product Design
Eight (Stealth Startup)

JENNIFER HOMSTROM

Talent Partner
GGV Capital

Parul Singh

PARUL SINGH

Principal
Founder Collective

 

ZAVAIN DAR

VC
Lux Capital

MATT RENDALL

Co-Founder & CEO
Clearpath Robotics

MATTHEW ZEILER

Co-Founder & CEO
Clarifai

BLAKE BORGESON

Co-Founder & CTO
Recursion Pharmeceuticals

 

SARAH MARION

VC
iNovia Capital

SUKINDHER SINGH CASSIDY

Founder & CEO
Joyus & TheBoardlist

WESLEY CHAN

Managing Partner
Felicis Ventures

 
 

2016 Program Highlights