Aging2.0 Americas Startup Bootcamp

Tue, Jun 20, 2017, 6:00 PM (EDT)


Aging2.0 seeks to find the best aging-focused startups from around the world and prepare them to work with the industry through our Startup Bootcamp. We are passionate about companies solving scalable, real life problems that are affecting the 1 billion older adults worldwide. We focus on providing support, introductions and mentorship to help companies navigate the industry and reach their growth objectives. The Startup Bootcamp is supported by Google for Entrepreneurs.

The Startup Bootcamp: will bring founders from around the world together to learn from and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, senior care executives, investors and seniors themselves; provide carefully curated speakers and experiences equip startup founders with the insights and relationships they need to succeed in the aging space; includes educational tours of multiple senior care communities and an evening networking reception


8:30am - 9:00am | Networking Breakfast

9:00am - 9:15am | Welcome & Introduction

  • Michelle Maalouf | Head of Strategic Programs | Aging2.0

9:15am - 9:45am | Keynote: Aging2.0 Lessons Learned

  • Stephen Johnston | CEO & Cofounder | Aging2.0

9:45am - 10:30am | Senior Care and Innovation

  • Moderator: Charles de Vilmorin | Founder & CEO | Linked Senior, Inc.
  • JP Cadeau | VP, Operations | Revera, Inc.
  • Ron Riesenbach | VP, Innovation & CTO | Baycrest / CCABHI
  • Mary Lou Ackerman | VP, Innovation | Saint Elizabeth Health Care
  • Grand Cheng | VP, Corporate Development | PointClickCare

10:30am - 11:00am | Break

11:00am - 12:00pm | Investing in the Aging Space 

  • Moderator: Geert Houben | Founder & CEO | Cubigo
  • Azi Boloorchi | Director of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships | Revera, Inc.
  • Peter Van der Velden | Managing General Partner | Lumira Capital
  • Rich Osborn | Managing Partner | TELUS Ventures

12:00pm - 1:00pm | Lessons from the Front Lines 

  • Moderator: David Robertson | Strategic Advisor | DSR Consulting
  • Ryan Van Wert | Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer | Vynca
  • Mike Eidsaune | Co-Founder & CEO |
  • Jeremy Dabor | Head of Product Development | Sensassure

1:00pm - 2:00pm | Networking Lunch

2:00 - 3:00 pm  | Tour: JLABS @ Toronto

3:00 - 4:00 pm | Tour: iDAPT

4:00- 4:30 pm | Break and Travel Time 

4:30 - 5:00pm | 1-1 Meetings at the Bradgate Arms by Revera 

5:00pm - 7:00pm | Reception and small guided tours at Bradgate Arms by Revera

SUMMIT AGENDA (JUNE 21) see here

Hosted at MaRS Discovery District (101 College St. Toronto, M5G 1L7)

Keynote Speaker

  • Stephen Johnston

    Stephen Johnston



    Stephen Johnston MBA is co-founder and CEO of Aging2.0 a global innovation platform for aging and senior care, founder of Fordcastle, an innovation consultancy and a member of the Future Agenda, the world’s largest open foresight initiative. Stephen serves on the board of Music and Memory a New York 501c3 nonprofit focused on improving the quality of life for older people, He is co-author of G…

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  • Stephen Johnston

    Stephen Johnston



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  • JP Cadeau

    JP Cadeau

    Revera, Inc.

  • Ron Riesenbach

    Ron Riesenbach

    Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation

    Managing Director

  • Mary Lou Ackerman

    Mary Lou Ackerman

    Saint Elizabeth Health Care

    Vice President of Innovation

  • Grand Cheng

    Grand Cheng


  • Azi Boloorchi

    Azi Boloorchi


    Toronto Ambassador

  • Peter van der Velden

    Peter van der Velden

    Lumira Capital

  • Rich Osborn

    Rich Osborn

    TELUS Ventures

    See Bio
  • Ryan Van Wert

    Ryan Van Wert

    Vynca, Inc.

    See Bio
  • Mike Eidsaune

    Mike Eidsaune

  • Jeremy Dabor

    Jeremy Dabor



  • Stephen Johnston

    Stephen Johnston



    See Bio
  • Charles de Vilmorin

    Charles de Vilmorin

    LinkedSenior, Inc.

  • Geert Houben

    Geert Houben


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Tuesday, Jun 20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)


MaRS Discovery District
101 College St TorontoM5G 1L7


  • Michelle Maalouf

    Michelle Maalouf


    Director of Partnerships and Programs

  • Stephen Johnston

    Stephen Johnston



    See Bio
  • Grace Andruszkiewicz

    Grace Andruszkiewicz


    VP, Brand Strategy

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  • Azi Boloorchi

    Azi Boloorchi


    Toronto Ambassador

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