Session 5 of Keep Growing Your Business focuses on raising cash from Angels and VCs. The seminar is scheduled for January 20 at the Faculty Club, South Building University of Toronto Mississauga at 3359 Mississauga Road from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Pre-registration is $20, at the door $25. Registration fees include parking and breakfast.
The seminar is sponsored by RIC Centre (Research Innovation Commercialization Centre) and the Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement (OCETA).
Listen to our expert panel talk about the roles of Angels and Venture Capitalists along the innovation continuum. Our panel includes:
Robert Koturbash, Managing Director of Maple Leaf Angels, is the founding Managing Director of the Maple Leaf Angels, an angel investment group based in the Toronto area. He is an active investor and has invested in several early stage companies. He also sits on the investment committee of the Investment Accelerator Fund administered by the Ontario Centers of Excellence. Rob holds a BSME from Tufts University and a M.Sc. in Engineering Management from Stanford University.
Tim Jackson, Partner, Tech Capital Partners, is a founder and Partner of Tech Capital Partners where he focuses on investment opportunities in the wireless, communications, new media, and internet sectors. Prior to founding Tech Capital in 2001, Tim was CFO and CEO at PixStream, a technology company focused on distributing and managing digital video across broadband networks. At PixStream, Tim successfully raised more than $60 million in equity capital and negotiated the $550 million sale of the company to Cisco Systems, one of the largest technology company acquisitions in Canadian history.
Nic Morgan, VP Business Development, Morgan Solar Inc,has developed a breakthrough solar energy technology – a unique design for a high-efficiency, low-cost solar panel. It started as a family venture co-founded by John Paul, Eric and Nicolas Morgan, supported by a growing team of engineers, technicians and business staff. Initially family funded by angel investor Eric Morgan, Morgan Solar has recently completed their round A fundraising by putting together a consortium of strategic and venture capital investors. As VP of Business Development and Marketing, Nicolas led Morgan Solar’s efforts in contacting and connecting with investors.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn first hand how to raise cash from Angels and Venture Capitalists. Register here
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