Rita Baker

Principal Consultant
Baker Pivot & Acceleration

Rita Baker is the Principal Consultant at Baker Pivot & Acceleration, co-founder of Montreal Lean Startup Circle, and founder of Mentors Montreal. Awarded the SCA 2021 Mentor of the Year Award, she has spent 9 years contributing to the Montreal startup ecosystem as a Lean Startup Coach and Mentor. She is a world-class consultant, marketer, entrepreneur, and intrapreneur. She now helps SMEs adopt/improve agile management to cope with fast changing environments.

Mentor expertise: Business model strategy, Pitching, commercialization (marketing, pricing, distribution, sales, etc.), agile product development and MVP iterations


Speed Circles

13/07/2022 13.25 - 14.25

AuditoriumAuditoriumNetworking Activation

Pairs of founders meet a mentor one-on-two, connect, pitch, and get feedback—fast. Then we rotate the founders so you never have the same conversation twice.

Mentor Meetups

14/07/2022 15.00 - 16.00

AuditoriumAuditoriumNetworking Activation

Small huddles with subject matter experts tackle common startup challenges, from culture and fundraising to product and pitching. Join our amazing mentors and get the help you need on the problems you’re facing!

Mentor Meetups are open to all startups – Mentors will be seated at tables throughout the auditorium, tables will be themed. Whatever you need help with, Mentors are there...

Hive mind

15/07/2022 14.30 - 15.10

AuditoriumAuditoriumInteractive session

We crowdsource questions, upvote the best ones, and display stream-of-consciousness solutions our mentors can riff on from the stage.