From Pitch to Rich

18/Sep/2013 @ 12:45 PM 18/Sep/2013 @ 05:00 PM IVEY/ING Direct Conference Centre130 York St. (Exchange Tower: King & York St. 1st Flr)Toronto, Ontario

To register for this event: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7836877311

An Insider’s View of Raising Capital in Tech for 2013-2014

This is a must attend event for every entrepreneur, investor and stakeholder in the tech industry.  We will cover topics such as Raising Capital, Maximizing Valuations and Following Industry Trends

You will hear from experts who are coming to speak from NYC, LA,and Silicon Valley in order to give you a global perspective, in addition to the experts we will have from Toronto.

Join us to gain knowledgeable insight from Indiegogo, OMERS, CNSX & TSX as they give you a behind the scenes look in terms of what they look for when they consider investing in entrepreneurial led companies.

You will also hear details from Bloomberg both on the trends in the tech industry but more importantly on their recently launched Silicon Valley based V.C. fund called Bloomberg Beta.

In addition, the C.F.O. of Indiegogo will give an overview of what’s hot in the Crowdfunding space across North America.

….. and at the end, there will be plenty of time set aside to network with your fellow attendees and speakers.

Tickets are going to be limited, so don’t miss out.



Time Topic
12:45 pm Registration
1:00 pm Introduction/Welcome
1:05 pm State of the Union – What is the outlook for 2013-14 for Raising Capital?Moderator: Sean Stanleigh Globe and Mail Small Business Editor
http://www.linkedin.com/in/seanstanleighPanelists:Crowdfunding: Sinohe Terrero – VP, Finance at Indiegogo
http://www.linkedin.com/in/sinoheterreroPublic Markets: Robert Theriault – Director of Listings CNSX
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/rob-theriault/4/289/753Venture Capital: Damien Steel – Director at OMERS
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/damien-steel/5/996/a95Public Markets: Justin Canivet – V.P. Business Development, Toronto Stock Exchange
2:15 pm Audience Questions
2:30 pm Breaktime
2:45 pm What are the Major Factors that Affect Tech Company ValuationsAs an Entrepreneur, How do you Maximize your Company’s ValueHear from independent experts in this area who will give you their unfiltered opinions as to what the current state of company and sector valuations. As an entrepreneur you will hear how you should position your company to maximize its valuation.Moderator: 

Andrew D’Souza   Contributing Writer MashableC.O.O. TopHat


Roger Royse, Founder Royse Law Firm – Palo Alto/Los Angeles/S.F.

Daniel Lee: M-Partners – Investment Banker: Tech & Diversified Industries

Justin Kew: Cantor Fitzgerald – Research Analyst (Tech Sector)- NYC/Toronto

3:45 pm Audience Questions
4:00 pm Breaktime
4:15 pm Tech industry outlook seen through the Bloomberg “Crystal Ball”(Fireside Chat with Bloomberg)Hugo Miller : Bloomberg(Technology, Media, Telecom)
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/hugo-miller/19/744/5a4What’s Hot/ What’s Not in the the Tech SpaceWhat are the trends for entrepreneurs raising capital in 2013-2014What does Bloomberg use to keep “plugged in” to follow tech trendsWhich tech companies are in a buying spree?
4:45 pm Audience Questions
5:00 pm Networking