In 2015, Mike McNeil quickly jumped at the chance to build an accelerator program for food and beverage + health and wellness products founded by ..
Canadian entrepreneur Arlene Dickinson. Mike will touch on a variety of topics in this presentation. If you run a support program for entrepreneurs, you will learn what has worked for DV in propelling early-stage companies forward. If you're an entrepreneur (or thinking of becoming one), Mike will share insights for getting started, raising capital, and some of the approaches that have worked for their entrepreneurs. Before returning to DV, Mike was the Executive Director of the Alberta Small Brewers Association and served on the Canadian Craft Brewers Association board. Mike has substantial experience in connecting private and public partners to support Canadian entrepreneurs. Before joining DV in 2015, Mike was an advisor to Canada’s Minister of Finance.