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Startup Grind Ottawa Hosts Paul Meek Kichesippi Beer Co

5/30/2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Paul Meek, Kichesippi Beer Co.

Paul Meek is an international beer agent and the co-owner/founder of Kichesippi Beer Co., an Ottawa-based microbrewery that has been gaining a very strong following since it's founding in 2009 even scooping up local competitors Heritage Brewing in 2010 and Scotch Irish Brewing Co. in 2011. The brewery recently even launched an "olde fashioned" Soda product line Harvey & Vern's.

Join us on Thursday, May 30th as we learn about Paul's journey starting and running a successful brewery in Ottawa and what they have planned for the Harvey & Vern's soda line.

AGENDA 6:00 Networking and Food

7:00 Fireside Chat + Q & A

9:00 Event Over


Cheryl Draper, Director of Startup Grind Ottawa

Cheryl has been living the startup life since 2008 when she co-founded Boxseat Suite Management. She has spent more than a decade in Events, Marketing & Partnership Activation and currently, is the Lead Organizer for Startup Weekend Ottawa, Curator at StartupDigest & StartupGenome and is leading a Startup Communities initiative for Ottawa - I guess you could say she cares a lot about the startup ecosystem in Ottawa.

Email: | Twitter: @cheryldraper


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