Meet the Entrepreneurs – Life Sciences & Healthcare

Nov 14, 2012 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

MaRS Auditorium
101 College Street
Toronto, ON

Interested in rubbing elbows with some of Toronto’s hottest life sciences and health care start-ups?

Come hear successful entrepreneurs discuss the challenges and opportunities faced in launching their organizations.

This event is part of the Canadian Mentorship Challenge, a nationwide challenge during Global Entrepreneurship Week to organize events in an effort to collectively mentor more than 10,000 enterprising Canadians.

We have extended this invitation to our life sciences community both within and outside of MaRS to draw those who work with entrepreneurs as well as those with industry experience. This group will provide mentorship during the networking reception. Refreshments will be served.


  • Peter Adams, Senior Advisor, Life Sciences & Healthcare, MaRS


  • Joel Ironstone, CEO, SenoSENSE Medical Systems Inc.: SenoSENSE Medical Systems is a development stage medical device company with a novel technology that enables personalized breast cancer risk management.
  • Trevor van Mierlo, CEO, Evolution Health Systems Inc.:  Evolution Health Systems uses Web 3.0, social networking and mobile health to promote compliance and improve health outcomes for those who are suffering from chronic conditions and mood and anxiety disorders.
  • Alex Hodgson, Managing Director, 1DegreeBio: 1DegreeBio is the largest independent review website for life science related products and service providers.


This is part of a series of “Meet the Entrepreneurs” events which present panels of start-up entrepreneurs in different sectors discussing the challenges and opportunities they are facing. Followed by a networking reception.

Come learn from and meet others in your sector.


Series includes

December 12th, 2012 – Social Innovation
February 27th, 2013 – ICE
April 17th, 2013 – Cleantech

Part of the Entrepreneurship 101 Series

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