Startup Revelstoke launches on Startup Canada Day in Ottawa

Startup Revelstoke is the latest community to be included in the Startup Canada network, a national rallying brand, platform and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurship community.

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From left: Jean-Marc La Flamme of Startup Revelstoke, Alessia Guthrie of Startup Whitehorse, Liberal MP for Yukon Larry Bagnell, Shauna Harper of Startup Prince George and Allan Stroet of Startup Smithers. Photo: Startup Revelstoke

Jean-Marc La Flamme represented Revelstoke in Canada’s capital this week, meeting with Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Standing Committees and Ministers at Startup Canada Day on the Hill.

Startup Revelstoke was formed this year to support entrepreneurs following Revelstoke’s Tech Task Force Strategy, and is launching this week on the Hill. The team includes founders Scott Duke, John Simms, Aaron Orlando, Tracey Buckley, Derek Marcinyshyn, Nathan Bertram and Roberta Ciolli as well as a team of national advisors.

Startup Canada is the the national rallying brand, platform and voice for Canada’s entrepreneurship community. The Startup Canada Communities network is its flagship program that connects local entrepreneurs to each other and to a national network of opportunities, initiatives and a voice to government.

Startup Canada Day on the Hill is the largest annual gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators, anchor companies, investors, industry leaders, media personalities and government decision makers to raise the bar in building Canada as an innovative, entrepreneurial nation.

Jean-Marc provided direct input into the Government of Canada’s Innovation Agenda on behalf of the newly launched Startup Revelstoke.