#StartupChats – Tips for Moving from Startup to Scale Up

About This Event

“There is no elevator to success – you have to take the stairs.”

Congratulations! You have built a sustainable and are on target to scale. But how do you go from startup to scale-up? How does your leadership style, team, processes and financing need to shift to make the scale-up process strategic, intentional, controlled and successful?

Join Startup Canada (@Startup_Canada) and Intuit Quickbooks (@QuickBooksCA) on Sept 14 for a live #StartupChats on Twitter from 12pm – 1pm ET. Hosted by Edwin Frondozo of SlingshotVoIP (@drgnmeme) and featuring a panel of Canada’s top experts, we will deep dive into tips for moving from startup to scale up.


– Intuit (@QuickBooksCA)

– James Bowen, Entrepreneur & Chair of the Startup Canada Awards, Experiential Simulations, @jamesBowen2015

– Vania Karam, Vania is the owner of a tax practice in Ottawa and also works on small business financing and taxation issues. Accountant, Economist and Risk Manager, Vania Karam CPAs (@VaniaKaram)

– Janil Jean, Head of Overseas Operations at Logo Design Guru, a graphic design crowdsouring company that helps startups and small businesses in branding and digital marketing. (@logodesignguru @janiljean)

– Philipp Postrehovsky, Philipp co-founded RentMoola, North America’s most innovative and fastest growing online rent payment service focused on disrupting the traditional pay-rent-by-check approach. (@philpostro)

– Stacy Corneau, Communications Advisor. (@PRStacy)

– Susan Watkin, Small business accountant and educator, specializing in small business growth and offering expertise as an Intuit Accountant, Pro-Advisor and Sage Accountant (@WatkinSBS)

– Drinky, Drinky.ca is a new ecommerce and promotional portal for the alcohol industry that allows consumers to find unlisted and unique products across Canada. (@drinkycanada)

– Kim Hong, VP Marketing, Trulioo (@Trulioo and @TheKimHong)

– Kristian Borghesan, Social Media Marketer and Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of @bruhaexclusive. (@KrisBorghesan)

– Miryam Lazarte, Business Development, LatAm Startups (@MiryamLazarte)

-Alex MacLean, Creator & CEO of East Coast Lifestyle | Entrepreneur | @EASTCOASTLIFEST | 2015 Canada’s Top 30 Under 30. Marketing Magazine. (@AlexMacleanECL)

– Rich Silva, owner of Pain Point IT Solutions (@PPITSolutions)

– Sari Abdo, Principal, O+A Marketing @MindofSari

– Alex Bevilacqua, Growth & Partnerships at Picatic Toronto. @PicaticTO

– Stephen Partridge, International investor, advisor, board member and executive (@iamspartridge)

– David Ciccarelli, CEO and Co-Founder of Voices.com, the largest online voice-over marketplace in the world. (@davidciccarelli)

– Onding Homeboom, #lean4flourishing – Social entrepreneur start-up strategist, mentor and coach. Shifting the entrepreneurial ecosytsem. Doing my bit for the world. (@OndineHB)

– Justin Thouin, Co-Founder and CEO of LowestRates.ca, a leading Canadian financial rate comparison site. Following a successful career as a Senior Executive in the entertainment & gaming industry, Justin turned his attention to helping Canadians save two of their most valuable resources – time and money. Justin andLowestRates.ca have been featured in the Globe and Mail, CBC, Betakit, and the Huffington Post. (@LowestRates_ca)

– Tammantha Denyes – Today’s QBO Evangelist. Your Gateway to All things Cloud (@TDAccounting)

– Brad Gall,  Inertia, VP Ops – Working with entrepreneurs to bring hardware concepts to commercial success. (@brad_gall)

– Luke Aulin, Lover of all people on the same mission: to help local businesses succeed. Mayor of @RTOWN_ (@LukeAulin)