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|SUBJECT:||Genesis Centre graduates environmental monitoring company|
|DATE:||Feb. 26, 2014|
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For more information, contact Keelin OLeary, vice-president, entrepreneurial support, Genesis Group at 709-864-2365 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Dan Brake, CEO, EMSAT Corporation at 709-383-0312 or email@example.com.
EMSAT was mentored by St. Johns-based businessman Paul Antle, who brought his experience as an award-winning entrepreneur of a number of environmental companies that became global leaders in innovation and customer service to the table. Mr. Antle is currently chairman, president and CEO of West Mountain Capital Corp., a publicly traded company operating in the environmental industry in North America and China. Mr. Antle is also president and CEO of Pluto Investments Inc., which focuses on private equity opportunities in Atlantic Canada, and most recently acquired NEWDOCK (St. Johns Dockyard) and Humber Motors Limited of Corner Brook, N.L.
EMSAT also worked with an advisory board that was established through the Genesis Centre. The board consisted of Paul Anderson, president and CEO of Blue Oceans Satellite Systems; David Hood, partner with Grant Thornton LLP; Greg Janes, team lead of environment, emergency response and security at Suncor Energy; and Marvin Chaulk, partner with OPEN Communications.
About the Genesis Centre
The Genesis Centre is a support network for technology-based ventures that have high-growth potential, and are seeking business guidance and capital. The Genesis Centre
helps selected enterprises gain access to the marketing, finance and management expertise of world-class mentors and advisory board members. It also connects entrepreneurs to the scientific, technical and business expertise resident at Memorial University of Newfoundland. By helping these entrepreneurs develop comprehensive business plans and implement effective advisory boards, the centre prepares promising ventures for private investment.