HELIX Advisory, Coaches and Mentors, Partners and Funders

Funders

We are proud to work with these incredible funders that support HELIX’s goal of developing the innovation mindset in participants and supporting new venture development and launch.

Platinum Funder

TD Bank

 

 

Gold Funders

City of Toronto

 

 

Scotiabank

 

 

York Region

 

 

Global Innovation & Skills Development Canada

 

 

CIBC

Silver Funders

Seneca Alumni

 

 

Vretta

 

 

Tazwiz

 

 

Partners

We are proud to work with these tremendous partners that collaborate with HELIX in the startup ecosystem.

Ontario Centres of Excellence

 

 

ventureLab

 

 

City of Markham

 

 

LATAM Startups

Advisory Council

The HELIX Advisory Council is composed of dedicated leaders who provide advice on matters such as strategic direction, international growth, program reviews, fundraising, technology and industry trends. Additionally, council members are strong advocates of HELIX in the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Dr. George Arnold

Dr. George Arnold

Chief Innovation Officer and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Markham Stouffville Hospital | Owner of Signature Hormones by Dr. Arnold

Sep Assadian

Sep Assadian

Director of Venture Growth
ventureLAB

Charles Banfield

Charles Banfield

Manager, Strategic Economic Initiatives
The Regional Municipality of York

Stephen Chait

Stephen Chait

Director, Economic Growth, Culture and Entrepreneurship City of Markham (Retired)

Patrick Clifford

Patrick Clifford

Director of Research and Innovation Southlake Regional Health Centre (Retired)

Christina Kakaflikas

Christina Kakaflikas

Acting Director, Growth, Culture and Entrepreneurship
City of Markham

Parth Patel

Parth Patel

Founder & CEO
Tazwiz

Balinder Rai

Balinder Rai

Business Development Manager
Ontario Centre of Innovation

Mike Shaver

Mike Shaver

Chief Technology Officer
integrate.ai

Sean Stephens

Sean Stephens

CEO
Treefrog Inc.

Coaches and Mentors

Coaches and Mentors are passionate about supporting the development of new ventures that are actively accelerating through HELIX. They contribute to the venture development of HELIXers and the overall progressive culture of HELIX. They are engaging, approachable and experienced. HELIX Coaches and Mentors provide expert advice to startups on sales processes, revenue growth, product design, pitch coaching and more.

Coaches

Judy Cameron

Judy Cameron

PMO Expert

Heather Gramlow

Heather Gramlow

Entrepreneur

Alan Luk

Alan Luk

Economic Developer | Clarity Coach

Shelly Markel

Shelly Markel

Lawyer, Professor and Business Consultant

Jason Presement

Jason Presement

Technology Enthusiast | Trusted Advisor | Volunteer

Perry Smith

Perry Smith

Professor, Marketing

Mentors

Elliott Atkins

Elliott Atkins

Entrepreneurial Business Leader and Educator

Rob Cattle

Rob Cattle

Innovation Leader and Performance Accelerator

Karen Dubeau

Karen Debeau

Entrepreneur and Change Agent

Paul Rivett

Paul Rivett

Venture Growth Advisor

Ramy Taraboulsi

Ramy Taraboulsi

Operations and Strategic Directions Specialist

Contact Us

General Inquiries helix@senecacollege.ca
Seneca HELIX
Seneca Innovation