David Gobeille-Kaufman strongly believes entrepreneurship is a major driver of socio-economic development and his mission is to empower entrepreneurs to achieve their goals through various initiatives.
He is the founder and president of Mangrove, a Canadian non-profit corporation. Mangrove supports the growth of innovative companies and entrepreneurial ecosystems through the organization of trade missions and collaborative projects nationally and internationally.
Mangrove clients are governments, economic development organizations and fast-growing technology and creative companies, mainly in Canada and France.
Mangrove led the strategic partnerships for the Quebec delegation @ SXSW from 2017 to 2019, and for the Canada House @ SXSW from 2018 to 2020.