Building Canada’s next generation ofgrowth companiesMaRS – A Unique Innovation CentreLeveraging the Community to Expedite ...
There are three objectives that I hope to achieve intoday’s presentation:   1.  Provide an overview of MaRS, our mandate, ...
MaRS is a non-profit innovation centre connecting science,technology and social entrepreneurs with business skills,network...
Competing is one thing…  Winning      is another!
How do we                   Compete?At an average of only 3.3 peopleper sq km, Canada has one ofthe lowest population dens...
Our hub cities are                            Isolated                         Edmonton            CalgaryVancouver       ...
Big Country                                                 but few people…        33	   Million	  People	                ...
The importance ofHistory and       Place
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DiscoveryDetails inNotes Part ofSlide
“…incubator, conference centre,education institute, entrepreneurs !                  clubhouse,                  research ...
Universities            Proof of                                                        Principle Grants                  ...
Phase I"           Phase II"
Improving Commercialization    Building Next GenerationOutput from Academe           Startups                             ...
Business   Advice                   Education                   Access    and                    and Insight              ...
Our      unique and evolving                                advisory model                            MaRS Advisory       ...
1. Give something back                – educating,  advising, mentoring, and parenting young companies  is inspirational2....
Community volunteersService providersCapital connectionsCorporate and businessAcademic and government                     ...
Peer to Peerinteractionsare designedto shareinsight andinspire           20
Culture   ofEntrepreneurship
Impact!        Real Estate Services !                                                           Ecosystem Development!Offic...
Don DuvalVice PresidentMaRS Discovery Districtdduval@marsdd.comTwitter: don_duval
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This keynote presentation was given at the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) International Conference in New Orleans, USA on December 1st, 2011. The presentation focused on the importance and methodology to engage your community business leaders, corporations, service providers, government, academic institutions, and regional assets to support and expedite the growth of early stage entrepreneurial ventures being served by an innovation centre.

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Don Duval: Leveraging the Community to Expedite Job and Wealth Creation

  1. 1. Building Canada’s next generation ofgrowth companiesMaRS – A Unique Innovation CentreLeveraging the Community to Expedite Joband Wealth CreationAURP International Conference, New OrleansDecember 1st, 2011
  2. 2. There are three objectives that I hope to achieve intoday’s presentation: 1.  Provide an overview of MaRS, our mandate, and the programs and services we offer 2.  Discuss the role of place and how our community engagement strategy has enabled us to expedite our mandate 3.  Provide an opportunity to address any questions you may have 2
  3. 3. MaRS is a non-profit innovation centre connecting science,technology and social entrepreneurs with business skills,networks and capital MaRS helps to create successful global Mission businesses from Canada s science and technology Who we Early stage science and technology ventures Serve and innovative social purpose businesses Measure of Job and wealth creation for the economy Success 3
  4. 4. Competing is one thing… Winning is another!
  5. 5. How do we Compete?At an average of only 3.3 peopleper sq km, Canada has one ofthe lowest population densitiesin the world.
  6. 6. Our hub cities are Isolated Edmonton CalgaryVancouver Saskatoon Québec City Halifax Ottawa Winnipeg Montréal Waterloo London Hamilton Toronto 6
  7. 7. Big Country but few people… 33   Million  People   VS.   300   Million   1.1   Billion   1.3   Billion   7
  8. 8. The importance ofHistory and Place
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. DiscoveryDetails inNotes Part ofSlide
  11. 11. “…incubator, conference centre,education institute, entrepreneurs ! clubhouse, research centre, entrepreneurial services and programs - all under one roof…” ! pg  12  
  12. 12. Universities Proof of Principle Grants Research Hospitals Pre-Seed Funds Individual Angels Scientists Philanthropists Generating Inventors VCs Purposeful Banks Collisions Individual Service Providers Entrepreneurs Government Incubator Companies Industry Associations Regional Innovation Small/Medium Organizations Sized Business Large Sector-based Corporations Organizations 13
  13. 13. Phase I" Phase II"
  14. 14. Improving Commercialization Building Next GenerationOutput from Academe Startups 15
  15. 15. Business Advice Education Access and and Insight to Capital Mentorship Networks, Talent, Customers and Partners"Programs for High Growth Ventures, Policy Initiatives, and Special Projects " 16
  16. 16. Our unique and evolving advisory model MaRS Advisory ServicesFull - Time Part - Time Volunteers Internship Corporate A single, integrated pool of advisors offering free consultative services to an array of emerging ventures 17
  17. 17. 1. Give something back – educating, advising, mentoring, and parenting young companies is inspirational2. Connect and network with other like-mindedpeople…helps drives the culture of entrepreneurship 3. Be inspired by innovation and attempt to answer what s next? 18
  18. 18. Community volunteersService providersCapital connectionsCorporate and businessAcademic and government 19
  19. 19. Peer to Peerinteractionsare designedto shareinsight andinspire 20
  20. 20. Culture ofEntrepreneurship
  21. 21. Impact! Real Estate Services ! Ecosystem Development!Office & Laboratory Facilities | MaRS Incubator " Strategic Partnerships | Stakeholder Support"MaRS Collaboration Centre l " IT/AV Services" Community Programs |" Awards & Recognition" MaRS Centre Development " Talent & Knowledge Management " Public Policy " Business Services! IP Development |" Market Intelligence |" Capital & Investment" MaRS Advisory |" Entrepreneurship Education" 22
  22. 22. Don DuvalVice PresidentMaRS Discovery Districtdduval@marsdd.comTwitter: don_duval
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