Tech Venture Series: Finding Your Customers

By Vaughan Economic Development


Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Tickets: Free


The Tech Venture Series presented by YSpace, York University & Vaughan Business & Entrepreneurship Centre:

Recording of the session is now available (1:09:00) here. 

Join YSpace and the Vaughan Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre for a session on finding the right early customers to build traction.

COO Dexter Chew will share his founder journey and focus on the customer.

You will leave with a better understanding of how to successfully start your tech venture.

Entrepreneurs participating in this series have the opportunity to apply for a provincial grant of up to $5,000 through the Starter Company Plus program, designed to help implement and execute on the plans created through this training series. Learn more at:

The other upcoming topics in this “Tech Venture” series include Building the Right Product, Getting Venture Funded, and Idea Consultations with YSpace’s own Nafis Ahmed.

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Dexter is the Chief Operation Officer at Q One Tech, a software development company and the Chief Growth Officer at MR Tech Ops, a market research operations service agency. He helps market research agencies understand their customers better through surveys helping them to create brands, products and experiences people love. Previously, Dexter worked as a business development director at a healthcare market research agency. In addition to Q One Tech and MR Tech Ops, Dexter is the owner of Dexter Chew Photography where he specialized in lifestyle photography.

This workshop is brought to you in partnership with YSpace‘s Venture Catalyst program, a free 6-week training, and mentorship program that supports early-stage tech entrepreneurs in testing their start-up ideas and bringing a proof-of-concept to life. Program participants gain access to interactive online workshops, expert mentorship, peer support, and start-up resources to transform their ideas into a successful business.


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