Sprout Up is a monthly event for forward-thinking entrepreneurs to gather and mind-meld. A great chance for startups to get friendly, discuss current trends, and network in a casual, open, and focused setting. Sprout Up events have been held in cities around the world including Toronto, Montreal, NYC and London, and regularly have over 300 attendees.
Our latest event will be held on May 22nd at The Courthouse. We’re excited to welcome guest speaker Sean Ellis, founder and CEO of CatchFree (http://catchfree.com/). Sean has worked on marketing for several high-profile startups, including Xobni and Dropbox, and is the author of the popular Startup Marketing Blog (http://startup-marketing.com/). He’s also been profiled in Sprouter Weekly (http://sprouter.com/weekly), and you can read his Founder Profile here (http://sprouter.com/blog/in-the-startup-world-reputation-is-everything/).
Tickets are $12 for this event - you must buy a ticket to attend and space is limited, so grab one while they're available! We will sell out, and we can't always accommodate everyone on the waiting list. We're also trying to relevantly recommend people to meet at Sprout Up, so when you register you'll be asked to answer a couple questions so we can make a relevant connection. These answers will appear on your nametag.
Date: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
Cost: $12 per ticket (roughly $10 + HST)
6-6:45 - Registration
6:45-7:15 - Startup Demos
7:15-8 - Guest speaker & Questions
8-10 - Networking
Place: The Courthouse, 57 Adelaide St. E (see a map, closest TTC station: King and Yonge)
Sean Ellis (http://sprouter.com/blog/in-the-startup-world-reputation-is-everything/), founder and CEO of Catchfree, author of The Startup Marketing Blog
Participating Startups: Cream.hr (http://creammetrics.com/), mi Lifemap (http://www.milifemap.com/), Uberflip (http://www.uberflip.com/)
If you'd like to apply to present at Sprout Up please email a description of your company to [masked] .
Make sure you RSVP to get your connection nametag at the event. For more information contact Jon at jon[at]sprouter.com.
Join us & be a part of our Sprout Up! It’s going to be a fabulous night of invaluable insights, new & old friends, & of course your lovely hosts from Sprouter.com!
More about guest speaker Sean Ellis:
Sean is the founder and CEO of CatchFree, and author of the popular Startup Marketing Blog. He launched CatchFree in 2010 and raised over $5m in venture capital. CatchFree is a community driven resource that makes it easy to discover and share the best free web apps and avoid those with hidden catches.
Sean has served as an advisor to 18 startups, and has also helped bring Dropbox, Lookout, Xobni and Grockit to market, and helped accelerate growth at Eventbright, Webs and Songkick. Sean’s insight on marketing, growth, and entrepreneurship should make for a fantastic talk that you won’t want to miss!
More about Sprout Up:
Sprout Up is made up of three main components:
Startup Demos – Pre-selected entrepreneurs share their innovative business ideas to the audience
Guest Speaker – Fabulous new speakers will be brought in each month to spur new discussions on relevant trends and ideas
Networking – Network with peers: share knowledge, experiences and have a drink or two!
Sprout Up Toronto is sponsored by TD.