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Export Meetup: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Going Global

  • Terrace View Room - Global Business Centre 5th Floor 120 8 Avenue Southeast Calgary, AB, T2G 5P6 Canada (map)

Hosted by Startup Calgary

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Going Global

For most founders, establishing a successful local business is step one. However, if you want to grow your company and expand your market, you need to sell globally. Learn how 3 local entrepreneurs expanded their businesses and began selling internationally. You’ll hear the good, the bad AND the ugly to help you better prepare your business for global expansion.


  • 4:00 - 4:30 pm - Registration, meet others and mingle

  • 4:30 - 5:30 pm - Panel discussion and Audience Q&A

  • 5:30 - 7:00 pm - Closing comments and networking until 7 pm

Featured Speakers:

Thomas Battle, COO & Co-founder of Nobal Technologies

Thomas is the CEO and co-founder at Nobal Technologies. They believe in reimagining and reinventing human experiences. They do this by re-engineering and enhancing the physical world through seamless and engaging technology. Their flagship technology is The iMirror, the world's most advanced interactive mirror.

Muni Boga, CEO & Founder of Kudos

Muni is the CEO & Founder of Kudos, a leading employee recognition and experience platform, with clients in over 80 countries. With over 15 years of experience as a leader, innovator, and strategist, Muni is passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology. Prior to Kudos, he led the creation of award-winning technology and design solutions for clients throughout Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore and Mexico. Muni has also been listed as the lead inventor on numerous international patents, including the Vinyl CD that was acquired by Verbatim.

Rena Tabata, CEO & Co-Founder of ShareSmart

Rena is the CEO & Co-Founder of Think Tank Innovations, a healthcare communication solutions development firm. They are best known for ShareSmart, a secure smartphone app that lets healthcare professionals to collaborate with each other through chat and photos.


Scott DeJong, Sales Manager at Calgary Chamber of Commerce
Katie Findlay, Manager, Ecosystem & Export Development

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