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ECFA MONTREAL | THE 2014 CANADIAN EQUITY CROWDFUNDING CONFERENCE

ECFA Montreal

Monday, 9 June 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

ECFA MONTREAL | THE 2014 CANADIAN EQUITY CROWDFUNDING...

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THE 2014 ANNUAL CANADIAN EQUITY CROWDFUNDING CONFERENCE

** TORONTO ** CALGARY ** VANCOUVER ** OTTAWA ** MONTREAL

Following sold-out events in other cities, we are launching our event in Montreal providing equity crowdfunding education to Issuers (companies), Investors, Equity Portals, Broker/Dealers, Lawyers, Accountants, 3rd party providers (compliance, governance, technology solutions)

The Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada is pleased to present a full day conference on June 9, 2014 at Notman House, 51 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal QC.

Come listen to panellists discuss how you can sell securities on the internet in Canada today under existing prospectus exemptions and under proposed exemptions.

Key speakers include:

Keynote Speaker:  Brian KoscakChair, Private Capital Markets Association of Canada; Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Chair, ECFA Canada

 - Patrick Théorêt, Directeur du service de financement de societés, Autorité des marchés financiers du Québec

 - Robert Brouillette, Chairman, Anges Québec; Founding Partner, Brouillette & Partners

 - Louis-François Hogue, Partner and General Manager, Eastman Capital

 - Raphael Bouskila, President & Chief Platform Officer, CoPower

 - JS Cournoyer, Partner & Co-Founder, Real Ventures

 - Sophie Forest, Managing Partner, Brightspark Ventures

 - Diane Bérard, Journalist, LesAffaires.com 

 - Julien Brault, Journalist, LesAffaires.com  

 - Antonio Fratianni, Counsel, Miller Thomson LLP 

 - Jonathan Halwagi, Partner, Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP

 - Perry Niro, Founder, FINANSO 

 - Gratien Etiah, Founder, Crowdvesting 

 - Christian Jacques, Partner, Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP

 - Matthew Oliver, Associate, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
 - Tim McKillican, President, OpenAvenue
 - Benoit L'Archevêque, President, ODE Technologies

 - Jo-Ann Lempert, Partner, MNP LLP

 

Full list of speakers TBA

Agenda for Montreal, June 9 2014:

Time

Topic

Speakers

8.15 - 8.45

 

Registration and Breakfast

 

9.00 - 9.15

Keynote: Welcome Remarks and Equity Crowdfunding Concepts

Brian Koscak (Cassels Brock)

9.15 - 10.15

 

Equity Crowdfunding in Canada

This conference would be a discussion on the differing proposed rules in Canada

Brian Koscak (Cassels Brock)

10.15 - 10.30

 

Networking Break

 

10.30 - 11.30

Presentation on Existing Portals

This is a conference that provides information on existing crowdfunding portals.

Moderator

Louis-François Hogue, Eastman Capital

Panelists

Carlos Pinto Lobo (MaRS VX)

Raphael Bouskila (CoPower)

Tim McKillican (Open Avenue)

Perry Niro (Finanso)

 

Benoit l’Archeveque (ODE Technologies, Yoyomolo.ca, Fundo.ca)

Gratien Etiah (Crowdvesting)

11.30 - 12.45

Lunch

 

12.45 - 1.45

Questions et Réponses avec l’AMF

This is a Q&A interview with the AMF

Moderator

Christian  Jacques, Fasken Martineau

Panelist

Patrick Théorêt (AMF)

1.45 - 2.00

Networking Break

 

2.00 - 3.00

Preparing for a Successful Crowdfunding

This conference would be a discussion about the three phases of crowdfunding - how an issuer gets ready for crowdfunding (pre-crowdfunding), what to expect from the crowdfunding process, and post crowdfunding issues.

Moderator

Julien Brault, Les Affaires

Panelists

Benoit l’Archeveque (ODE Technologies, Yoyomolo.ca Fundo.ca)

Oscar Jofre (BoardSuite)

Antonio Fratianni (Miller Thomson)

Matthew Oliver (Osler)

JoAnn Lempert (MNP)

3.00 - 3.15

Networking Break

 

3.15 - 4.15

Perspectives from Traditional Investors on Equity Crowdfunding

This conference would be a discussion centered on the perspective of the traditional investor on crowdfunding.

Moderator

Diane Berard (Les Affaires)

Panelists

JS Cournoyer (Real Ventures)
Robert Brouillette (Anges Québec)
Sophie Forest (Brightspark)

4.15 - 4.30

Closing Remarks

Raphael Bouskila

4.30

Networking Cocktail Reception

 


This conference will provide the participants with a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the current state of the equity crowdfunding industry. Participants will learn from experts in the venture capital, business angel and crowdfunding fields, will have opportunities to network and find new partnerships, and will be provided with tips and tools that are needed to guide a successful equity crowdfunding campaign from beginning to end.  

Who will benefit from participation:

  • Private/angel investors and venture capitalists seeking information on how best to work with crowdfunded companies, and on opportunities that crowdfunding may create for them;
  • Startups, entrepreneurs and innovators seeking alternative fundraising options and practical, step-by-step tips on running a successful equity crowdfunding campaign;
  • Crowdfunding platforms who are promoting their portals in the capital of innovation and private investments;
  • Marketing specialists, legal advisors, and accountants looking for new clients and partners;
  • Business or law students interested in the areas of securities, private investment, entrepreneurial initiatives, and marketing;
  • Journalists and business bloggers searching for new topics of interest, and;
  • Anyone who is considering supporting crowdfunding projects or investing in businesses through crowdfunding.

Your ticket price includes:

- Continental Breakfast
- Continuous refreshments breaks offered the entire day
- Buffet Lunch

There is LIMITED SEATING for this hot topic event - Book early to avoid disappointment!


 

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Have questions about ECFA MONTREAL | THE 2014 CANADIAN EQUITY CROWDFUNDING CONFERENCE? Contact ECFA Montreal

When & Where


Notman House
51 Sherbrooke St W
Montreal, QC H2X 1X2
Canada

Monday, 9 June 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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