Building a Canadian Startup in California

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

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President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you to join fellow UWaterloo alumni at the new offices of Embark Technology as we bring together industry experts (who just happen to be former Waterloo students!) for a panel discussion on the challenges of “Building a Canadian Startup in California.”


  • Jay Shah, BASc ’11, Director Velocity, University of Waterloo - Moderator 
  • Rosco Hill, BASc’03, CEO, Perpetua Labs and Founder, Blend Labs
  • Alex Rodrigues, former UW Student, CEO & Co-Founder, Embark Technology
  • Alexa Roeper, current Science student @ UW, CEO & Co-Founder, Penta Medical
  • Marcelo Cortes, former Math/Computer Science student @ UW, CTO & Co-Founder, Faire


7:00 - 7:30 Registration
7:30 - 8:30 Remarks & Panel Discussion
8:30 - 9:30 Networking

Space is limited so register early.