Startup Canada Podcast: Larry Shaw on Fredericton’s growing startup scene

“Innovation is a full contact sport and research parks are the playing grounds. University Research Parks are places where like-minded organizations and people come together to create magical collisions that move innovation forward.”

In this week’s Startup Canada Podcast, host Rivers Corbett speaks with Larry Shaw, the President of the Association of Research Parks (AURP) Canada and CEO of Ignite Fredericton and Research Park. Larry shares his insights on the Atlantic Startup Community, the booming Fredericton startup scene and shares practical insights on what it takes to build an effective entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.

The Startup Canada Podcast Show is a production of Startup Canada, a grassroots, entrepreneur-led movement to bring together, celebrate, and give a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurship community. On the podcast, award-winning entrepreneur host Rivers Corbett speaks with the movers and shakers of Canada’s entrepreneurship community to give a glimpse into the future of business, and share insights on everything from social innovation to the future of work, investing, and why we need to think bigger to take our businesses global. Join Rivers Corbett for new episodes every Tuesday airing at 10 AM ET for lessons, trends, and opportunities in entrepreneurship from Vancouver to Fredericton; and Israel to Peru.

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