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Lunch & Learn: Options to fund a Start-up Business

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TEC Edmonton

#4000

10230 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, AB T5J 4P6

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Lunch & Learn: Options to fund a Start-up Business

Presented by:
Randy Yatscoff & Ryan Heit

Please note: there will be a $10 charge per session. There will be no refunds but tickets are transferable.

A light lunch will be provided to registrants.

In this lunch & learn, TEC Edmonton's Randy Yatscoff and Ryan Heit will provide a brief overview and assessment of the various funding options available to early stage companies, including:

  • Bootstrap funding

  • Family and friends funding

  • Grant funding

  • Crowd funding

  • Angel investment

  • Venture Capital investment

About the Presenters:

Randy Yatscoff
Executive Vice President - Business Development
TEC Edmonton

Randy has been with TEC Edmonton since 2008, initially as an Entrepreneur in Residence before becoming Executive Vice-President of Business Development in 2010. He oversees a team that works with over 80 companies a year. Randy was formerly CEO and President of the drug-development company Isotechnika, raising over $200M in equity financing. He has over ten years’ experience as a biotech executive. Randy was the national recipient of the 2016 Startup Canada Adam Chowaniec Lifetime Achievement Award. In an earlier lifetime, Dr. Yatscoff was an accomplished academic, a full professor and researcher at several Canadian universities. In total, he holds more than 20 patents.

Ryan Heit
Investment Coordinator, TEC Venture Angels
TEC Edmonton

Ryan Heit is an Investment Coordinator, managing the investor network for TEC Venture Angels. Since joining TEC in 2013, Ryan has been a member of the Business Development team, screening companies for TEC Venture Angels and organizing regular investor events. Prior to TEC, Ryan was co-founder of Pacylex Pharmaceuticals and Prairie Noodle Shop. Ryan holds an MBA, Technology Commercialization Specialization as well as an MSc, Experimental Oncology. According to Ryan, one fun fact about himself is that he is not fun. Not even when he is rock climbing, running a successful noodle restaurant, or building home arcade machines out of Raspberry Pi computer parts.






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