News & Events

August 18, 2014
Pitching Opportunity for Technology Startups in the Ottawa Area

Axis Ottawa 2014 is a two-day conference taking place on September 9-10 at Algonquin College, which serves as a direct platform for global investors to meet promising Canadian startups. Axis Ottawa's mission is to introduce and showcase emerging technology startups from the Greater Ottawa region to the international investm... Read More

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March 18, 2014
LW Connect March

Who: Tech Startups and Knowledge-Based Businesses; What: An informative networking session with beer and light snacks; When: Thursday, March 27 5pm to 7pm Where: The LW Boardroom – 515 Legget Drive, Suite 800; Why: To learn more about the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP); Guest Speaker: R... Read More

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February 10, 2014
Community Demo Day in Fredricton

On Saturday evening, 10 startups pitched their businesses at to a crowd of over 250 people at The Crowne Plaza in Fredericton. Hosted by Planet Hatch, Knowledge Park, and in partnership with The Pond-Deschpande Centre, the event, known as Community Demo Day, was a great night showcasing New Brunswick’s talented tech se... Read More

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February 3, 2014
Two Canadian Companies Selected for 500 Startups

Last week, 28 lucky companies started working as part of 500 Startups latest accelerator program. Having hosted seven sessions before, there are two major differences for the 8th batch of participants this time around. For starters, this program is based out of 500 Startups’ new San Francisco office. Secondly, this grou... Read More

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January 31, 2014
LW Connect Hears Tweed’s Story

On Tuesday, January 28th, Tweed Inc. received a federal license from Health Canada to grow and sell medical marijuana. With the media frenzy that followed, we were exceptionally lucky to have Bruce Linton, Chairman of Tweed, and Chuck Rifici, CEO of Tweed, take the time to tell their story at our LW Connect event yesterday ... Read More

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