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SVX PreFlight Demo Day
Tue, 6 December 2016, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST
Join the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing on Tuesday, December 6 for the SVX PreFlight Demo Day!
Demo Day is an investor and stakeholder pitch event to showcase seven scalable ventures that offer compelling financial propositions as well as strong social or environmental impact.
SVX PreFlight is a business growth and investment-readiness program for ventures with a double bottom line. This program continues the work of the Impact8 program and provides a pathway for growth-oriented companies to raise capital, including connecting through the to-be-relaunched SVX platform.
At Demo Day, seven ventures will pitch to an investor panel and the with one winner receiving an operational grant from the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing.
Our ventures are delivering outcomes related to health screening in rural areas (Advin), sustainable insect protein processing (C-Fu Foods), food waste reduction (Flashfood), legal rights education (LegalSwipe), chronic pain management (ManagingLife), toxicity education for personal care products (Think Dirty), and responsible supply-chain management (Ulula).
4:30 – 4:45 p.m.: Registration
4:45 – 5:00 p.m.: Welcome
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Venture pitches and grant prize award
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.: Venture showcase with networking reception
Demo Day is an event with limited capacity targeted to accredited, institutional or foundation based investors.