Join Lead to Win: Drive Massive Innovation in Canada’s Capital Region

Join Lead to Win:

Drive Massive Innovation in Canada’s Capital Region

If you are serious about starting a profitable technology based business in the National Capital Region during the current economic situation, we invite you to apply to Lead to Win (LTW).

LTW is a proven program for talented technology individuals who wish to establish and grow successful businesses in Canada’s Capital Region.  Past program participants have come from a wide range of backgrounds, including – sales, business development, product managers, design engineers, systems analysts, and management.  LTW previously ran during the 2002 economic downturn.  Out of the 29 participants in 2002 – over half launched a new business.  Collectively those businesses created over 300 new jobs and attracted over $90M in investment.

The first 2009 LTW training session starts May 19, 2009. If you have what it takes, we encourage you to apply immediately.  Applications are now being accepted online at

The LTW program is free to qualified applicants – no strings attached, no small print, no surprises.  Our region is investing to make LTW participants successful for the benefit of the individual and the community.

LTW has three phases. In the first phase, you apply online.  Qualified applicants will then be invited to meet with LTW leadership.  Participants will be selected based on their experience, commitment, and opportunity profile. In the second phase, you participate in an intense six day training program where you will learn how to lever business ecosystems, profitably serve attractive vertical markets, and the key factors that contribute to the ultimate success of a fledgling technology company. Upon completion of this second phase, you will be well equipped, and encouraged, to launch your new technology businesses in the National Capital Region.  In the third phase, LTW connects you to strategic customers, revenue opportunities, and individuals, companies and organizations that can provide requisite resources, including capital.

LTW is supported by The City of Ottawa, The Talent First Network, alumni from the 2002 Lead to Win program, community expertise, and faculty members and graduate students of Carleton University’s Technology Innovation Management program (

To apply to LTW, please contact: Press and program, please contact:

Ottawa Tony Bailetti:

613 829 8885

Tony Bailetti


Rowland Few


Ian Graham


Serge Lafontaine



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