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MTL Ensemble

On October 22, 2015 at the Salon 1861 located within Montreal’s Quartier de l’Innovation, MTL Ensemble, a startup community event brought to you by Yellow Pages and the Notman House, will bring together some of the top entrepreneurs to our city in the regional edition of the 1776 Challenge Cup, a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections and share their vision on a global stage.

Get Inspired

In its first edition, Yellow Pages is hosting a special speaker series that brings together two of North America’s most notable speakers on Innovation.

Nir Eyal           
Author, Investor, Entrepreneur

Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.”

Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He is the author of the bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products.

In addition to blogging at, Nir is a contributing writer for TechCrunchInc. and Psychology Today.

Jon Egan
Growth Hacker, Pinterest

John Egan is currently working on the growth team at Pinterest where he's the tech lead for the push notification & email team. At Pinterest, there are tens of millions of people use their service every day & he has led the team that learned to grow the company at scale. Previously, he led the growth team at Shopkick, a cross-retailer mobile loyalty app funded by Kleiner-Perkins & Greylock Partners and acquired by SK Planet for $200MM.

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