Leo Lax

Kanata-based L-Spark is taking some space at Algonquin College to make its mark on the post-secondary institution’s entrepreneurship programs and connect students to opportunities with the accelera
From its origins as an upstart accelerator for Canadian SaaS firms to its new program partnering with BlackBerry QNX, Kanata’s L-Spark has never been one to rest on its laurels.
The L-Spark accelerator is widening its sectors of focus but keeping closer to Ottawa with the first four companies announced in its 2018 fall cohort, three of which call the National Capital Regio
Kanata-based accelerator L-Spark has struck a partnership with one of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing payment processors.
BlackBerry QNX and L-Spark, with the support of the National Research Council, are teaming up to launch a new accelerator program focused on early-stage technology companies.
The Kanata North Business Association’s search for a new leader culminated with a pick from its own tech park. 
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
At last year’s SaaS North conference, Sean Silcoff, reporter for the Globe & Mail, sat across from Tobi Lütke, co-founder and CEO of local SaaS giant Shopify, for an intimate
Strapped with lessons learned from their previous cohorts, L-Spark’s Leo Lax and Jamie Petten dropped by
It had everything but the freeze-frame cap toss at the end of the movie: L-Spark grads walked across the stage Tuesday night, but pitched their bu