“As a founder, our minds are easily distracted by day-to-day operations. Our District 3 coach keeps us on track by helping us focus on what really matters. Our coach regularly questions and challenges us, which consequently sharpens our vision and helps us identify opportunities for growth.” - Philippe Tardif-Michaud, Cofounder of MovingWaldot
“The coaching sessions really helped us to develop our product and business strategy. The workshops have been of great value, including the specialized sessions we had from financing to design. It’s been a truly amazing experience and we are grateful to District 3 and especially our coach, Edna, for believing in us.” - Francisco Berrizbeitia, Cofounder EBHNow
Cofounded Simbionix Inc., a medical-simulation startup acquired by 3D Systems in 2014.
Cofounded Mechtronix, a manufacturer of commercial flight simulators acquired in 2010.
Business advisor for over 25 years, specializing in social entrepreneurship and nonprofit organizations.
Technical advisor, specializing in technology business models, and software and hardware prototyping.
Cofounded BEEM, an automotive technology company, and provides specialized coaching in the business model canvas, and business validation.
Cofounded BEEM, an automotive technology company, and provides specialized coaching in product development, business processes and analytics.
Over 20 years of consulting experience, focusing on business planning, market research, and organizational and financing strategies for both for profit and nonprofit organizations.
Founded over six successful organizations in social innovation, specializes in coaching, mentorship and development of social enterprises.
Over 22 years of software and product development, specializing in large-scale software solution integration and delivery for early-stage technology-driven companies.
Founded Stelvio Inc. in 1990, a Montreal-based software house specializing in claims systems for the insurance industry.
Contributed to the sale of a startup to a Fortune 500 company, and facilitated the financing of a series B round for a Canadian SaaS with worldwide operations.
Launched four startups in the entertainment industry, and specializes in mobile application and marketing.
Over 20 years experience in the gaming industry, specializes in innovation consulting for high-tech startups and SMEs.
Successfully cofounded Diablo Technologies Inc., a technology startup specializing in memory storage.
Over 5 years of experience in marketing and communications, and founding member of District 3 Innovation Centre.
Cofounded E-panneur, an online grocery store platform, and provides specialized coaching in lead generation and sales.
Over 12 years of experience in corporate strategy, strategic planning, market & competitive analysis, business modelling, and corporate development.