Sherry Colbourne

About Me

Sherry Colbourne is the President & CEO of Spark Centre where she manages a dynamic team of advisors and client-focused staff to deliver high impact services to Durham Region's tech and innovation entrepreneurs. Sherry is a Canadian entrepreneur who recently returned to Ontario from a four-year entrepreneurial sabbatical in the Middle East. During her time in the GCC Sherry co-founded Startup Oman, which has become the hub of Oman’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, focused specifically on high-impact entrepreneurs. Prior to founding Startup Oman, Sherry was co-founder and CEO of Ladybug Teknologies, a social technology company that developed innovative breath-screening solutions. Sherry’s energy and love of technology was seeded early in her 25-year career in the Canadian high tech sector where she worked for some of Canada’s leading technology innovators including Leigh Instruments, Com Dev, Diemaco, DspFactory and Certicom.

My blog posts

Startup Grind Launches in Muscat, Oman!

Entrepreneurism in Oman just got a BIG boost! Startup Oman has just launched the local chapter of Startup Grind, the largest independent startup community in the world. Yes -- the WORLD! Startup Grind actively educates, inspires, and connects 215,000 founders in over 185 cities and connects Oman to the greater global entrepreneurial groundswell. We are no longer alone.