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Andrew D'Amours

Co-founder at Flytrippers

Andrew D’Amours is the co-founder of Flytrippers.com, Montreal and Toronto's go-to destination for everything related to low-cost travel. He has extensive experience and knowledge of the aviation and travel industry and travels frequently thanks to low-cost flight deals. He has visited 45 out of 50 US states, 8 out of 10 Canadian provinces and aims to one day visit every country in the world (current count: only 15).

He also is the cofounder for the Startup Weekend Trois-Rivieres event promoting entrepreneurship and as such acts as a Techstars Community Leader, and also an ambassador for the Quebec-based crowdfunding platform La Ruche.

Prior to launching Flytrippers, he was a management consultant within KPMG Canada's Strategy Advisory practice for two years and previously a retail management consultant and an organizational efficiency consultant. He also has years of experience in retail management and has obtained a MBA degree from Laval University, Canada's oldest institution of higher learning.

Quebecers: Wrong on Tuition, But Not Laissez-Faire

Around two hundred thousand Quebec students were out in the streets of Montreal protesting tuition hikes Thursday. Their claims are unfounded, or at the very least misguided -- but one thing I must concede is how this movement is getting Quebeckers out of their bubble of indifference relating to public affairs.
03/23/2012 02:41 EDT