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 A picture of Jan Mertlik, one of our startup coaches Mandy Woodland - One of the startup coaches at MCE 
Jan Mertlik Mandy Woodland
Expertise: Tech sector.  Expertise: Healthcare and Tech sector.


   Emily Bland holding growing basil plant.
Andy Fisher Emily Bland
Expertise: Medtech. Expertise: Social enterprises and agriculture sector.



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Emily Bland

CEO, SucSeed

Emily is the CEO of SucSeed, a social enterprise startup that exists to bring hydroponics into classrooms, homes and communities to encourage a simple and easy environmentally sustainable practice that is delicious and rewarding. To date their gardens are used in over 600 classrooms across Canada, educating 15,000 students each year!

Book a meeting with Emily if you are looking to explore a startup idea, to have a chat with someone who has been there or to chat about your personal experience as a student-entrepreneur.

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Jan Mertlik

CEO and Co-Founder, Get Coding

Jan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Get Coding, a St. John's based tech training organization that aims to create the world's most accessible and effective technical education and increase the tech talent pool in Newfoundland & Labrador.

Book a meeting with Jan if you are looking to get started and want to have a chat with someone who has been there. Or if you just want to chat about your new startup idea!

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Mandy Woodland

Co-founder and CEO, Amp Health


Mandy is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in business and tech. She’s had a diverse career - from medical research, to practicing law - and is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of the digital health startup Amp Health.

Mandy is the past Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Bounce Health Innovation, Vice-Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Innovation and Business Investment Corporation, and a trustee of the Canadian Museum of Nature. She holds a B.Sc. (Biology) from Memorial, LL.B. from Dalhousie, and a Masters of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Sobey School of Business at SMU. She is a past winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Innovation) from NLOWE, former Chair of TechNL, a Rotary award winner for community contribution, and was a fellow of the School of Graduate Studies at Memorial University.
Mandy loves to talk about the Red Sox, travel, letterpress, experience design, and her golden retriever Wade Boggs.

Book a meeting with Mandy if you are looking for guidance on how to get started or want to chat with someone in the healthtech sector.

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Andy Fisher

Entrepreneur in Residence, Bounce Health Innovation

Andy is currently the Entrepreneur in Residence at Bounce. He was previously the Chief Product Officer at the medtech startup BreatheSuite, which created an FDA/Health Canada cleared device to monitor adherence and technique of inhaler usage (asthma & COPD). Andy spent many years in the Faculty of Engineering at Memorial teaching students and local businesses about product and process design and development.

Book a meeting with Andy if you would like to someone about your healthcare innovation or medtech ideas.

Email Andy to book a meeting with him.