When: Tuesday September 20th 2016 from 11:30am to 1:00pm
Where: McMaster Innovation Park @ 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton
Cost: $10 General, $5 IF/Forge client or student
Please join Innovation Factory and The Forge on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 for a joint Lunch ‚Äėn Learn session featuring John Coombs of Rover!
John is the CEO of Rover, a rapidly growing startup focused on location-powered mobile engagement. At our session, John will share firsthand knowledge on how to compete with large enterprises as a startup, and also touch on his experience as part of the 500 Startups accelerator in San Fransisco and his fundraising journey that raised over $1.1M for Rover this past year.
WHY YOU NEED TO BE THERE!
This is a can‚Äôt-miss opportunity for entrepreneurs and startups to hear a success story that‚Äôs close to home ‚Äď a young, Canadian founder who‚Äôs a great example of making opportunities pay off and who will speak candidly about his entrepreneurial experience.
Rover is a mobile engagement platform that leverages iBeacon and Geofence technology to connect marketers with their customers at the right time. The platform serves hundreds of locations, in a number of key sectors including professional sports, retail, loyalty and tourism. As a leader in proximity marketing, Rover compliments the platform with industry insights and comprehensive campaign support. Customers are guided from pilot to full-scale rollout, ensuring they achieve a positive ROI from this powerful channel.
11:30am-noon ‚Äď Lunch & Networking
Noon-1pm ‚Äď Factory 5 (TBD) and Keynote Presentation (John Coombs)
1pm-2pm ‚Äď Dessert & Networking (at iF‚Äôs Innovation Destination)
Lunch ‚Äėn Learn sessions are a great way to get out and network while enjoying a catered lunch and learning something new! Please forward this to all of the innovators you know.