Gaming and Emerging Tech Investor Conference - Vancouver (Invite-Only)

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Join The Gaming Society on June 5th in Vancouver for our invite only Gaming and Emerging Tech Conference. The Conference will include speaker presentations and a roundtable discussion designed to connect you to investment opportunities / sources of capital while learning from them and other business experts.

Tentative (Evolving) Schedule:

9:00 - 9:15am: Registration and Opening Remarks from the Gaming Society

9:15 - 9:40am: Gaming Investor Panel

9:45 - 10:00am: Founder Pitch

10:05 - 10:25am: Founder Pitch

10:30 - 10:55am: Debt Panel

11:00 - 11:15am: Emerging Tech Investor Panel

11:15 - 11:35am: Founder Pitch

11:35 - 12:00pm: Founder Pitch

Samarth Chandola is a serial entrepreneur who thrives at the intersection of entrepreneurial spirit and creative passion. He was the founder of V2 Games, a Vancouver-based gaming studio that launched the world's first licensed Pac-Man mobile puzzle game, and scaled the company to over 20 million users, eventually exiting to Victory Square Technologies Inc.Sam is the co-founder of SmartShare Solutions, a data sciences company that uses artificial intelligence to power Smart Cities. He is also the co-founder of pepper.gg, an online esports platform. Sam serves as an adviser to several gaming startups, and is a recipient of the 2014 BC Business Top 30 under 30 award, the RBC Top 75 Canadian Immigrant award, and the 2017 TMX Canada's Next 150 award. He routinely talks about entrepreneurship at events and universities such as Pecha Kucha Nights, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the Center for Digital Media.

Axion Ventures is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “AXV” and employs an active investment approach to create long-term value for our shareholders and partners. Our team strives to provide our portfolio companies with disciplined operational and financial experience to help our portfolio companies execute and grow. We believe that our flexible and innovative funding and support platform offers the incentives for Axion Ventures and our portfolio companies to succeed, whether it be by increasing revenue, commercializing products or gaining market share.

Michael Sfalcin has worked at the intersection of the technology and finance industries in many capacities, including co-founder, investor, and consultant. Michael has sourced, managed and completed dozens of investments and specializes in providing technology companies with growth capital to scale operations. Before joining Yaletown, he helped a Schedule A Bank re-enter the technology lending market. For the five previous years, he was an Investment Director with a venture capital and venture debt firm, leading more than 15 successful investments. Michael began his career with a seed-stage incubation and investment firm that was created and financed by a successful entrepreneur. Having graduated from McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business, Michael earned his MBA in Management of Innovation and New Technology and Finance.

Blake Corbet has over 25 years of experience in London, New York and Toronto providing advisory and capital markets services to small-cap, mid-sized and large companies. In particular, Mr. Corbet has completed a wide variety of corporate advisory assignments including published formal valuation and fairness opinions for Maritime Tel & Tel in the formation of Aliant, and for ACC TelEnterprises. Prior to joining PI Financial in 2010, Mr. Corbet worked as a senior investment banker at Haywood Securities and before that CIBC World Markets covering the Technology, Media and Telecom Sectors. Prior to 1996, Mr. Corbet worked as a Vice

Bryan Hughes is an experienced professional with over 20 years of trade experience successfully selling products and services to makets in Latin America, USA and Asia. Export Development Canada is Canada's export credit agency and a state-owned enterprise wholly owned by the Government of Canada. Its mandate is to support and develop trade between Canada and other countries, and help Canada's competitiveness in the international marketplace.

Mike Montian seeks to connect with entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups as well as investors within the Technology sector, focusing on Western Canada regions. In his role as Regional Market Leader, he provides senior leadership on all matters relating to Tech financing solutions for the region’s commercial bank and banking partners.He also develops relationships with various segments of the Technology ecosystem spanning accelerators, angel investors, Venture Capital firms, advisory services, and government agencies.

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