As a born and raised Edmontonian, his career has been focused on startups since day one. Currently, Sam is one of the founders of FlightPath Ventures. Flightpath is Edmonton’s first startup accelerator, created for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. Focused on software/digital media, FlightPath is working with entrepreneurs to create networks, build a new creative/tech hub in the core, and create a new accelerator program and a new seed fund. Over the next three years, FlightPath will fund 30 startups, and impact many other creative entrepreneurs along the way.

Prior to his current endeavors, Sam also worked with Control-F1 (now CA) and eventIQ.

Sam is a proud graduate of the University of Alberta School of Business.

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Didem again

For most early stage startups, user experience, like marketing and human resources, is a luxury. A bright idea is born, and few people hurriedly work towards developing a building a tool or a service that meets a need.

In many cases, however, this need is assumed. And, in those same cases, this assumed need is wrong, or at least not close enough to be make the purchasing decision easy for your customers. At the end of the day, this is really the only thing that matters: making sure that someone will use/buy what you have to offer.

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