|Entrepreneurs en residence - Business chat series
February 12, from 9 am to noon: "Starting a business through innovation," with Mathieu Boivin, Founder, President and CEO of Composite Transtex, Norduyn and Norcan Aluminium, 1999 Laureate. - conference in French, Q/A bilingual.
Our guest speaker is the entrepreneur Mathieu Boivin who launched in 1999 his first business, Transtex Composite, upon completing his engineering studies. Since then, he has grown the company through product development and the acquisition of companies that strengthen its mission: to improve energy efficiency through aerodynamic, weight reduction and logistical innovation. Today, Mathieu directs an SME with 200 employees and centres of operation in the United States and China. 95% of the company's sales are generated outside of Canada.
March 18, from 9 am to noon: « Building a winning team », with David Lipes, cofounder and co-CEO of Budge Studios, laureate 2001. - conference in English.
Budge Studios is the industry leader in entertaining kids through innovative and creative apps with products such as Strawberry ShortcakeTM, Care BearsTM, Crayola®, The SmurfsTM, Caillou®, ChuggingtonTM and GarfieldTM. For David, Budge Studio’s success can be mostly explained by the strength of the team he was able to build.
9 a.m. : Presentation by the entrepreneur of the challenge and its solutions, continuous discussion and questions / answers
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. : Individual coaching meetings of 20 minutes each (with interested participants)
Important: Please note that places are limited. First come, first served. Participation in the coaching will be confirmed one week prior to the event.