Vancouver - November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Segal Building (SFU)
500 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia


8:30 AM - Registration and Networking

9:00 AM - Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM - Delivering Great Pitches

9:40 AM - Transitioning from Start-Up to a "Legit" Company

10:05 AM - Preparing to Raise Money

10:30 AM - Funding Options that You’re Probably Ignoring

10:50 AM - Closing Keynote / Fireside chat

11:20 AM - Closing Remarks and Networking

Keynote Speaker

Dax Dasilva
CEO & Founder, Lightspeed


Alex Kuo
Regional Director, CNW Group

Bernard Pinsky
Partner, Clark Wilson LLP

Bill Tam
President & CEO, BC Tech Association

Eric Bukovinsky
Principal, Yaletown Venture Partners

Hamed Shahbazi
Founder & CEO, TIO Networks

John Keserich
Partner, BDO Canada LLP

Michael Goehring
Vice President, NATIONAL Public Relations

Michael Gokturk
Founder & CEO, Payfirma

Michael Kousaie
Head, Business Development, Innovation, TMX Group

Natalie Obiko Pearson
Vancouver Bureau Chief, Bloomberg LP

Orlee Wertheim
Head, Business Development, Mining, TMX Group

Ray Walia
Co-founder & CEO, Launch Academy

Richard Mockett
Technology Business Advisor & Partner, EY

Warren Learmonth
Partner, BLG LLP

Nick Waddell
Founder & Editor, Cantech Letter

Kate Hiscox
Co-founder & CEO, Venzee Inc.

Greg Smith
Chief Investment Officer, TIMIA Capital

Caterina Papadakos
Director, Western Canada, Espresso Capital

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