Startup Grind for its 6th edition is hosting Max Chauvet.
Max Chauvet is the co-owner and General Manager of the daily newspaper Le Nouvelliste, the oldest media of Haiti and the oldest newspaper of the French-speaking Caribbean.
During the first hour of the event the attendees will have the opportunity to network with entrepreneurs, stakeholders, investors from different sectors.
Later on, Max Chauvet will have the pleasure to share the story of his journey as an entrepreneur and the public will be allowed to interact with him at the end of the fireside chat.
Snacks and drinks will be offered at the event. See you all...
Max Chauvet, 66 years old, is the fourth generation of the Chauvet family at the head of “Le Nouvelliste”. After graduating in August 1973, he became involved in “Le Nouvelliste” taking over the administration and technical modernization of the newspaper. Today, he has contributed greatly to making the oldest newspaper, the most read and credible newspaper in Haiti.Read More
"Le Nouvelliste"was founded in 1898 by Guillaume Chéraquit and Henry Chauvet. Cheraquit had for the third time launched a daily newspaper and announcement in Port-au-Prince. He first founded Le Quotidien, then Le Matin, which became fifteen months later Le Nouvelliste.
Max Chauvet is the co-owner and General Manager of the daily newspaper Le Nouvelliste, the oldest media of Haiti and the oldest newspaper of the francohone Caribbean.
He joined the newspaper in 1974, with a vision to change its structure and made it today a modern company with one of the most important newsroom of the country.
He led the passage of the first letterpress newspaper to offset, then from black and white to color, and the management of four rotary changes, building a modern local and professionalization of the editorial team.
Le Nouvelliste has also a website, the www.lenouvelliste.com, linking Haiti to the world, but mostly to Haitian Diaspora scattered around the world
The newspaper also publishes TICKET, a entertainment weekly magazine and TICKET SPORT, a sport weekly magazine.
Max Chauvet is also the CEO of Global Media SA, which owns a music station, VISA and two FM licenses for television. He is as well the largest shareholder of Total PRESS SA, which owns Press radio generalist Magik 9
With a personal interest in culture in general, he is one of the founder and current vice-president of the Foundation Culture Creation, a private sector organization that works to safeguard the Haitian culture and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation Unibank, an institution created by one of the two largest commercial banks in Haiti, Unibank where he sit on the board of directors as the 3rd vice chairman.
Founder of the National Association of Haitian Media (ANMH), he is also a founding member of the Center for Free Enterprise and Democracy (CLED). Today he is a member of the board of directors of both institutions of Haitian civil society, and has presided both in the past.
True to his core business, he owns a printing firm, Imprimeur II.
Max Chauvet has been married for more then 35 years to Myriam Apollon, with whom he has three children; he is the proud grandfather of two happy grandchildren.