Istuary Accelerates into Ottawa’s Tech Sector With Conference Sponsorship

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Istuary Innovation Group (Istuary) announced today its Platinum Sponsorship of Invest Ottawa’s 4th annual AccelerateOTT event on May 5, 2016

Istuary Innovation Group (Istuary) announced today its Platinum Sponsorship of Invest Ottawa’s 4th annual AccelerateOTT event on May 5, 2016. The event is Ottawa’s premier gathering for tech companies of all sizes, bringing together innovators, creators and inventors. It will be the strongest speaker list to date, featuring leaders who have driven the success of major international brands such as Netflix, Etsy, Kijiji, Squarespace, Shopify and more. Over 400 participants with backgrounds in business, technology, venture capital, and entrepreneurial mentorship are expected.

Istuary is a Canadian innovation firm based in Vancouver, BC, who has recently opened a Toronto office and is also planning to launch offices in Waterloo and Ottawa this year. The company specializes in launching technologies and companies into rapidly growing markets, and in particular, China.

Istuary has been a strong supporter of the entrepreneurial community in Canada through its pitch competitions, event sponsorships, internship and educational exchange programs, in addition to its core businesses units: Innovation Labs, Venture Capital and Idea Labs. The company is continuing its rapid expansion across Canada after hosting a series of recruitment events in April, and is looking to expand its Canadian presence aggressively by over 25%.

Hugh Chow, CEO of Istuary said, “We have received tremendous support from Invest Ottawa in accessing talent and establishing our office in Ottawa, and we are excited to be part of and support this thriving tech community. When the opportunity to sponsor AccelerateOTT arose, we saw a natural fit.”

Bruce Lazenby, CEO of Invest Ottawa added, “AccelerateOTT truly fuels the entrepreneurial spirit of our innovation economy. Ottawa’s tech ecosystem has nearly 68,000 people working in over 1750 companies. We are pleased Istuary is now helping us celebrate and grow that ecosystem.”

To learn more about AccelerateOTT, please visit

About Istuary Innovation Group

Istuary cultivates innovation into businesses and launches them into fast growing markets. The company acts as a platform to connect innovative talent with resources to develop successful companies geared for global markets. Istuary is comprised of three business units: Innovation Labs, Venture Capital, and Idea Labs. These business units work in synergy to nurture and commercialize innovation. In partnership with entrepreneurs and innovators, Istuary transforms ideas into reality by utilizing capital, R&D, and business expertise. Istuary was founded in Vancouver, BC in 2013 and now employs over 600 professionals and partners in Canada, USA and China. Learn more at

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