L-Spark

'You’ve seen what a white CEO looks like numerous times. It’s rare that a black, female woman gets to meet a room of fifty CEOs who are black and female.'
Petten was a founding member of Kanata’s L-Spark SaaS accelerator and served as its director of marketing for the past four years.
Erin Blaskie, community manager with Ottawa’s L-Spark accelerator, brings back perspectives, takeaways and unicorn-building lessons from SaaStr 2018
2018 needs to be the year Ottawa tech gets loud, attendees say
Year two of SaaS North nearly doubled the exhibitors’ space and inspired a fresh crop of startups, but organizers and attendees say the Ottawa-based conference has a bigger ambition: Turning global…
With SaaS North getting underway today, Erin Blaskie of Kanata startup accelerator L-SPARK argues that Ottawa has all the necessary ingredients to be a dominant software city.
One of the other major developments for L-Spark has been the launch of SaaS North, which runs this year from Nov. 29-30.
The seven successful startups now move into L-Spark’s Kanata offices for nine months with the goal of scaling their revenues 10x.
L-Spark grads walked across the stage Tuesday night, but pitched their businesses – not their caps – as the latest cohort graduated from the Kanata-based SaaS accelerator.
L-Spark's SaaS Showcase is just more than a week away, when the Kanata accelerator touts the best of its cohort of companies in an event that is both pitchfest and celebration.