Slava Apel

Slava Apel has been a part of the Canadian start-up ecosystem for over 20 years. With experience in technology, print, direct and web marketing, Slava shares knowledge in panel discussions, blogs and seminars. Slava has been involved in every stage of brand deployment: creation, planning, marketing, integration, and execution of strategies. Slava has been a frequent speaker on marketing, and international business expansion at the largest international summits, franchise trade shows, marketing and search marketing conventions. Slava writes marketing guides for 5 magazines and publications and has been voted top 35 most influential Canadians in Print, Walk of Fame Awards Recognized for Making a World of Difference in the Lives of New Canadians, Print Industry Who is Who, Top Pros to Know, and top 25 Marketers in UK. Slava sits on multiple boards as well as consults 20 large investment firms on marketing and technology initiatives of high-profile public companies. Mr. Apel has been helping businesses grow through commercialisation of new products, prototyping, proper business structuring and capitalisation. After working with thousands of businesses in marketing, business acceleration and technology space, Slava brings entrepreneurial mentorship with practical planning.


Incubator, Not-for-Profit, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management