DemoCamp is an event for the regional technology and startup community to come together and share what they’ve built, give each other feedback, and connect with one another. Â The event involves a series of startup topic talks, followed by a series of 5 minute live tech demos + 5 minutes of audience Q&A.
Everyone interested in locally built technology is welcome to attend. Entrepreneurs, makers, developer, students, non-technical and technical, funders, marketers, salespeople, lawyers, accountants – anyone who is interested in regionally built tech and startups!
When: Saturday October 14th from 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: CoMotion on King at 115 King Street East, Hamilton, ON (3rd floor)
Cost: $10 early bird
Vice President at Georgian Partners
Talk: VC funding
Emily Walsh (@emilymwalsh) is Vice President on theÂ Georgian PartnersÂ Investment Team. She supports deal sourcing, executes the due diligence process, and helps companies with operational effectiveness and strategy, with a particular focus on people and culture. Emily currently works with Fusionops, WorkFusion, Top Hat, Precision Lender, Signpost and Bluecore on a variety of projects. These span people analytics, benchmarking, org design, and team dynamics and culture. Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Emily worked at McKinsey & Co. as a management consultant, and on the first management team of NYC-based investment firm Archer Gray. Emily holds an MBA in Finance from The Johnson School at Cornell University, is a member of the Cornell Entrepreneurship Advisory Board and provides support for Canada Learning Code.
Marketing Strategy Consultant
Talk: Startup Marketing StrategyÂ
Consultant working with startups on M&A’s, software/product development, marketing strategy, design and production. Â Recent projects include theÂ most accurate sports projection and analytical platform on the planet, the world’s top SaaS predictive modelling cloud software for asset management, and the fastest growing green-tech company in the country. Â Justin was previously Director of Marketing at Construction Specialities Company, Business Development & Operations Manager at LivClean Carbon Offset Solutions, and General Manager at Carmens. Â He completed a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Health at the University of Waterloo.
Co-founder of Merit Brewing
Talk: Craft Brewery UXÂ
Tej Sandhu (@merit_tej) is the co-founder of Merit Brewing, a brewery, kitchen and bottle shop located in the heart of downtown Hamilton on 107 James North. Â Tej is also co-organizer of theÂ Lower City Runner group. Â Tej completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business. Â Tej’s talk will be followed up with drinks from Merit Brewing during our break before the demos!
To be announced!
Are you interested in demo-ing? Â Fill out theÂ application formÂ to demo at this or a future DemoCamp event!
12:30pm – 1:00pm – Arrival
1:00pm – 2:30pm – Talks
2:30pm – 3:00pm – Break with craft beer served byÂ Merit Brewing
3:00pm – 4:30pm – Demos
4:30pm – Networking
Drinks for the event will be from Merit Brewing. Â We’ll have some good snack food out throughout the event too.