We sat down with John Hayden of the NC100 and discussed Riverwood Acoustics big win for the Renfrew County startup contest. Check out the exclusive interview here: https://n100.ca/diving-in-an-interview-with-ben-seaman-of-riverwood-acoustics/
Riverwood Acoustics is honoured and humbled to win the first Renfrew County RC100 startup competition. This 100K comes at a perfect time and will allow us to scale production to meet much needed demand. We are so proud to call this area our home and now can make that positive impact to local business community. We highly recommend any local startup in the area to apply for the 2019 RC100. It's truly a game changer! https://rc100.ca/
We had the opportunity to have a 1 on 1 with Bruce Croxon from Dragons Den (Canadian version of Shark Tank). Bruce is a high tech mogul that runs Round 13 a venture capital firm. He absolutely loved our prototype speaker and is looking forward to getting one in his office/cottage. Talking with him he says the key to entrepreneurship is to follow your passion. His values seem to align well with ours as we both have a love for music and the environment. Fingers crossed we can get his backing going forward.
Scott and I have just recently been attending Startup/Collab space events over the last couple week and already have been welcomed with open arms. The Ottawa startup scene is a dynamic and interconnected group of young social entrepreneurs that have vision and drive second to none. People go out of their way to make everyone feel welcomed and included in their amazing network they have grown organically over the years. They have many industry contacts and can provide some guidance/mentoring that will only improve your chances of succeeding. It is truly a team vibe where everyone helps everyone with ideas, networking and positive re-enforcement. This week we were invited to the Startup Canada Ottawa awards banquet and plan on going...