Leo Lax

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
If your software-as-a-service startup is getting the insatiable itch for growth, L-Spark wants you.
The L-Spark family of companies grew by six today as the Kanata-based accelerator 
L-Spark managing director Leo Lax recently wrote a blog post that forecast a banner year for the Kanata-based accelerator, as well as for Ottawa and Canada as a whole.
A veteran entrepreneur and mentor to a host of successful startups, Leo Lax has no doubt that Canadian tech enterprises can thrive head-to-head against competitors from around the world.
Two years after its launch, L-Spark is dropping the incubator label.
L-Spark might be the first to notice it: Ottawa could be on its way to becoming a hub for software-as-a-service startups.