From Pitch to Rich

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

    Time: September 18th, 2013
    Location: IVEY/ING Direct Conference Centre130 York St. (Exchange Tower: King & York St. 1st Flr)Toronto, Ontario
    Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7836877311

     

    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.

     

    Agenda

    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
    http://linkd.in/AirIxB
    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
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewdsouza

    Panelists:

    Roger Royse, Founder Royse Law Firm – Palo Alto/Los Angeles/S.F.
    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/roger-royse/1/898/5a6

    Daniel Lee: M-Partners – Investment Banker: Tech & Diversified Industries
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/dsclee

    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

     

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