Transformative Quantum Technologies (TQT) Lunch and Learn: Startup 101Export this event to calendar

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 12:00 PM EST

The event will feature a panel of four speakers who will share their perspective on startup formation and resources. Each panelist will provide a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session. Informal networking will take place between 1:15pm - 1:45pm. 

This Lunch and Learn serves to complement the ongoing CryptoWorks21 IP Management Lunch and Learn Lecture Series.

Welcome and Moderator

Tracey Forrest
Program Director, Transformative Quantum Technologies
University of Waterloo


"So you want to start a startup?"
Naudia Banton
Advisor, Strategic Growth Team

"OCE Market Readiness and other programs"
Ken Schultz
Senior Business Development Manager
Ontario Centres of Excellence

"AC JumpStart"
Gary Brock
Director of Strategic Initiatives
University of Waterloo

"Commercialization through WatCo"
Khosrow Modarressi
Technology Transfer Manager
University of Waterloo

All students, faculty and staff at the University of Waterloo with an interest in quantum and commercialization are welcome to attend. A light lunch will be provided. Guests are encouraged to arrive early (anytime between noon - 12:15pm) to grab lunch and a seat.

RSVP is optional but we strongly encourage to ensure appropriate room capacity and refreshments.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Sara Clark, Administrative Assistant, TQT at (519) 888-4567 x30311 or

QNC - Quantum Nano Centre
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1