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The Entrepreneurship Society Raising Capital Event [Invite Only] Toronto

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The Entrepreneurship Society is hosting a special executive only conference & lunch for corporate and entrepreneurial thought leaders in Toronto.


(If you're a founder, lender or investor and looking for an invite or chance to speak,
please reach out to community@thetechsociety.org)


What is the The Entrepreneurship Society?

The Tech Society facilitates transactions among emerging technology Founders/C-Suite, investors and service providers. The Tech Society owns The Entrepreneurship Society, The Cannabis Society, The Blockchain Society, The PropTech Society, The E-Gaming Society, and The Collective (Women's Only). The Tech Society creates, markets and executes 120+ emerging technology conferences and hackathons annually in the USA, Canada, and Europe with expansion planned for Asia in 2019.

Join The Entrepreneurship Society on June 6th in downtown Toronto for our [Invite Only] Raising Capital Conference. The Conference will include speaker presentations, panels, and a roundtable discussion designed to connect you to investment opportunities / sources of capital while learning from business experts and thought leaders.

TES Raising Capital Event Highlights

  • 100+ high growth founders (post seed / series A stage) + CFO's who are Raising Capital
  • 50+ Sources of Capital
  • 5 panels: Accelerator & Incubator, Going Public, Family Office, Debt Panel, VC Panel
  • Roundtable Discussions w/ Capital Providers and Founders who have raised 5MM+
  • Here and Here are blogs posts to past Raising Capital Conferences hosted by The Entrepreneurship Society


*Tentative (Evolving) Schedule*

8:00AM: Registration & Deal Making, Opening Remarks from TES & sponsors
8:15AM: Accelerator and Angel Panel
8:40AM: Founder Pitch
8:55AM: Going Public Panel
9:20AM: Founder Pitch
9:35AM: Family Office Panel
10:00AM: Founder Pitch
10:15AM: VC Panel
10:40AM: Founder Pitch
10:55AM: Roundtable Discussion w/ Capital Providers and Founders who've raised 5MM+
11:20AM: Founder Pitch
11:35AM: Venture Debt Panel
12:00PM: Deal Making & Conference Conclusion

*Schedule subject to change

Panelists:

Lawrence Wilder, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP

Canadian Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital for a wide range of Canadian and International clients. Clients include public and private technology and real estate operating companies, REITs, financial institutions, and investment dealers. Lawrence is currently focusing on financing blockchain companies and am leading Miller Thomson's partnership with the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium.

Hooman Mehranvar

Hooman Mehranvar, Associate, OMERS Ventures

Hooman Mehranvar is an investor at OMERS Ventures, where he is responsible for research and executing on investment opportunities in the Technology sector. His focus areas include real estate tech, blockchain and fintech areas. Prior to joining OMERS, Hooman was the GM of Toronto at Sonder, a hospitality-tech startup, where he oversaw the operations and business development of the local market. Hooman has also spent 6+ years in management consulting where he worked with Fortune 500 companies to address their strategic priorities. Hooman holds an MBA from Columbia University and completed his Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Toronto.


Dalal Zayouna, Account Manager, Technology Group, EDC

Dalal Zayouna is an Account Manager at Export Development Canada (EDC), working with technology companies as they continue to grow and scale globally. EDC is Canada’s export credit agency with the mandate of helping Canadian companies increase their global reach with risk management, financing, and knowledge solutions. Prior to joining EDC, she spent several years working with Not-for-Profit associations helping Canadian companies from various sectors, including technology, expand their footprint internationally.


Estelle Chen, Director, BMO Technology & Innovation Banking

Estelle focuses on industry leading offers that meet the unique needs of technology companies, including venture debt and recurring revenue financing as a financial partner and advisor to help businesses grow fast. Know-how in advanced financial modeling, investment analysis, capital raising and senior debt financing, with a deep understanding of the innovation entrepreneurship ecosystems to help existing and future clients.


Prior to joining the banking industry in the technology sector, Estelle spent several years on the corporate side accumulating experience on both a public level as a Financial Analyst, Investments for public-private partnerships in infrastructure, and a private level as a Corporate Financial Analyst in Cleantech to help the C-suite raise capital both in China and North America.


Conference Sponsors:




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Family Offices & LPs (Fund of Funds Investors) [Invite Only] Lunch


Following the Raising Capital Conference, The Entrepreneurship Society in partnership with Osler Law, will be hosting an invite only lunch for Family Offices &LPs (Fund of Funds Investors).

LUNCH ADDRESS:
Osler
, First Canadian Place, 100 King St W, Suite 6200, Toronto ON

Tentative (Evolving) Schedule*

12:OOPM: Registration and Deal Making
12:10PM: Opening remarks from The Tech Society and Sponsor Presentations
12:20PM: Panel: How LPs & Family Offices are thinking about VC investments
12:50PM: Lunch & Deal Making
1:15PM: Conclusion of lunch

*Schedule subject to change

Panelists:


Oded Levi, President, Epstein Enterprises Inc

Oded is the President of Epstein Enterprises Inc., a single family office based in Toronto. EEI is a multi-faceted investment company with direct and indirect investments in private and public corporations as well as commercial and residential real estate. EEI’s diversified portfolio includes a focus on technology investments that span pre-revenue through growth stage. EEI looks to support companies as they develop, grow and mature. In the past, Oded has played executive management and CFO roles at a number of EEI’s operating subsidiaries and continues to work closely with leaders of those enterprises. Prior to coming to EEI in 2006, Oded worked at Arthur Andersen, Deloitte and a boutique investment research firm. Oded is a CPA, CA and has a BBA in Accounting and MBA in Finance from the Schulich School of Business at York University. He has served on the boards of public, private and not for profit organizations.


Jacqueline Ovens, Portfolio Manager, EDC

Jacqueline joined Export Development Canada’s Investments team in 2016 as a Portfolio Manager for the group’s $2bn of committed capital in direct and fund equity investments. EDC Investments provides Canadian SMEs with equity capital via direct investment and private equity fund investment in the mid-market, venture capital and Cleantech sectors. Prior to EDC, Jacqueline worked in M&A advisory roles with investment banks in London, Montreal and Toronto.


Henry Perren, President, Cidel Bank Canada and Cidel Trust Company

Henry is President of Cidel Bank Canada and Cidel Trust Company, Chairman of Cidel Asset Management Inc. and a member of the Cidel management committee. He is responsible for Cidel’s Canadian operations. Henry first joined Cidel in 2003, then served as chief operating officer of AFL Investments Limited (2005-2008), a Bermuda-based financial services firm, before re-joining Cidel in 2009. Henry is a director of The Mabin School. Henry holds an MA from the University of Cambridge.


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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Family Offices & LPs (FOFs)
$49+HST & Service Fee
+ Access to Raising Capital Conference
+ Access to Family Office & LPs (FOF Investors) Lunch

VCs & Tech Lenders:
EARLY BIRD: $199+HST & Service Fee
+ 1 complimentary ticket for a Founder
+ Access to Raising Capital Conference
+ Access to Family Office & LPs (FOF Investors) Lunch

Founders
EARLY BIRD: $59+HST & Service Fee
+ Access to Raising Capital Conference
+ DOES NOT include access to Lunch


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