Save the date.

February 20-22, 2019

Lazaridis Institute, Waterloo

 
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What is DRIVE?

DRIVE is a conference about building scaleup ecosystems. It’s for accelerators and funders hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis Institute and Hockeystick.

DRIVE is bringing together world-class thinkers and practitioners who are building the next generation of scaleup companies in Canada and globally.

Stay tuned for more details.

 
 
 
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Supporters.

 
 
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Lazaridis Institute.

75 University Ave W

Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5

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Waterloo’s reputation as a tech hub continues to expand. DRIVE will enable us to share our ecosystem’s energy and vision with global players — international hubs, founders and policy-makers — and to learn from their diverse perspectives on growth.
— KIM MOROUNEY

Managing Director Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises
Co-Chair of DRIVE

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DRIVE is where data, policy and practice meet in the world of scaleup ecosystems. We’re bringing together leaders from global accelerators, policy-makers, academics, funders and founders to challenge each other and present bold new ideas on building scaleups.
— RAYMOND LUK

Founder and CEO of Hockeystick
Co-Chair of DRIVE

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Founding Partners.