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Former Toronto Raptors’ guard Jose Calderon headlines the Athlete Tech Summit – a free virtual summit connecting athletes with Canadian tech startups, business leaders, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and professionals.

The Athlete Tech Summit takes place on Friday, October 1, 2021. Presented by the Athlete Tech Group, the summit is designed to showcase the growing number of entrepreneurial opportunities for athlete investors in Canada’s tech sector.

“We want to empower athletes to begin their entrepreneurial journey and explore the many opportunities within Canada’s fast-growing tech industry,” said Randy Osei, Founder, Athlete Tech Group. “The Summit is a wonderful way for young and aspiring athletes to learn, ask questions and start the important process of thinking beyond the game. We are thrilled to have a leader like Jose join us and share his journey from sport to business.”

Calderon, a 14-year NBA veteran, is an investor in several tech startups and is a global advisor at Sngular. He will discuss the importance of becoming more than an athlete and planning for life after sport. In addition to Calderon, the Athlete Tech Summit includes a range of professional athletes, executives, innovators and entrepreneurs including:

  • Terri Jackson – Executive Director at WNBA Players Association

  • Al Harrington – NBA Veteran | Founder and CEO, Viola

  • Madison Ornstil – Former Women’s Cross-Category Sports Marketing Lead at Adidas

  • Swish Goswami – CEO at Trufan | Investor | 3-Time TEDx Speaker

  • Quin Sandler – CEO at Plantiga

  • Lavonne Idlette – Track & Field Olympian | Real Estate Finance Specialist

  • Lacey Henderson – Paralympian | Host of the ‘Picked Last in Gym Class’ Podcast

  • Adam White – Founder & CEO at Front Office Sports

  • Alexandra Assouad – CEO and Co-Founder of Mind-Easy

Free registration for the Athlete Tech Summit is available at www.AthleteTechGroup.com.

Athlete Tech Group

Athlete Tech Group, founded by Randy Osei, is a media and events company that has built a global network of Athlete and Tech Entrepreneurs that have come together in the Canadian technology ecosystem. The purpose of ATG is to provide educational, business and content opportunities. The talent at ATG is very diverse as members of the advisory board include tech entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and industry experts to help push the ATG mission forward.