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Alternative Sources of Funding You Should Know About

May 14, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 6:30 pm


Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV): Alternative Sources of Funding You Should Know About

Join us for an afternoon to learn how you can access alternative sources of capital, including equity crowdfunding, Reg A+ and debt financing and public venture capital in Canada.

Our target audience includes Founders, CEOs and CFOs, VC partners, and investment and advisory firms.


1:45 pm – Registration & Networking

2:00 pm – Welcome and Introductions

2:15 pm – Alternative Financing Options

In this session, learn about funding options you may not have considered for your company, including equity crowdfunding, Reg A+ and debt financing.

Nicole Washington, Director of Innovation & Growth, OCTANe

Brian Lowery, Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank

Ron Ainsworth, Chairman of the Board , Tellson

David Gosselin, Partner, DBBMcKennon

3:30 pm – Overview of Public Venture Capital

Delilah Panio, Vice-President, Capital Formation, TSX and TSXV

3:45 pm – How It Works

Advisory panelists in this session will cover the cost and deal structure advantages of accessing public venture capital in Canada on TSX and TSXV.

Peter Simeon, Partner, Gowling WLG

Georges Dube, Partner, McMillan LLP

Octavio Cabral, National Audit Leader, RSM

4:25 pm – Fireside Chat with a US CEO Who Has Done It

Russ McMeekin, Founder and CEO, mCloud Corp.

4:55 pm – Raising the Money

Capital panelists will discuss raising capital on TSX and TSXV, including current sector trends and case studies from recent US companies who have raised capital. The discussion will include mistakes to avoid and how a company can succeed with public venture capital.

Rob Orviss, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Clarus Securities

James Austen, Director, Investment Banking, Cormark Securities Inc.

Paul Andreola, Founder, Small Cap Discoveries

5:30 pm – Networking Reception

Pre-arranged one-on-one meetings with capital providers and advisors are available for select companies. If your company has revenue and is raising $10M+, click the meeting request option when registering and we will contact you.

There is no charge to attend this event.


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