SVX: Unlocking the capital markets for healthcare companies - MaRS Future of Medicine™
Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Are you a health-science entrepreneur currently raising capital or planning to raise capital in the coming months?
The SVX is a private investment platform built to connect impact ventures, funds and investors. Its aim is to catalyze new debt and equity investment capital for ventures that have demonstrable social or environmental impact and the potential for financial return.
The SVX will present its platform and discuss the potential for healthcare companies to use the SVX to reach new sources of debt and equity capital.
Part of the MaRS Future of Medicine™ Series
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.
Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.
Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.