Adam explores the topic of startups that operate in a legal grey zone, bend the rules to scale their business and disrupt archaic industries.

While many taboos keeps the world spinning, there are many rusty ones that are delaying it from evolving. And although we’re hardwired to stand before the edge of taboo, there are others who have gone over it. Those are the taboos explored in this month’s talk.

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While many taboos keeps the world spinning, there are many rusty ones that are delaying it from evolving. And although we’re hardwired to stand before the edge of taboo, there are others who have gone over it.

Those are the taboos we’ll be exploring this month as we welcome Adam Bent, co-founder & COO at thisopenspace to the CreativeMornings Ottawa stage. More specifically he’ll be exploring the topic of start-ups that operate in a legal grey zone, bend the rules to scale their business and disrupt archaic industries. 

Adam Bent is co-founder and chief operating officer at thisopenspace, North America’s leading real estate technology company changing the landscape of short-term rental space all over the world. Connecting space owners with potential short-term tenants, thisopenspace is an online marketplace that creates a better way for anyone to access space, anywhere for a few hours to a few months!

Previously the VP of business Development at Provender – an online marketplace that addressed inefficiencies in local food delivery to the wholesale industry – and a key player in leading the growth of Urbanspoon before its $50M acquisition, Adam is a technology entrepreneur, building brand driven online marketplaces in industries that are overdue for innovation.

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