On September 26, 2012, the Canadian Innovation Exchange, Ernst & Young, Microsoft Bizspark, FounderFuel and StartUp Drinks Montreal will present an exclusive networking opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors, funding agencies and services that drive Canada's innovation economy.
The evening will begin with a Panel Discussion (details below) and conclude with a barbeque featuring free hot dogs and cocktails.
Join us on September 26 for a complimentary night of networking. Here are the details:
5:00 pm - Doors Open
5:30 pm - Panel Discussion (more information below)
6:15 - 8:30 pm - BBQ (free hot dogs & cocktails)
We are pleased to present an exclusive panel disucssing Current Market Insights: Investment Evaluation and Entrepreneurship
For emerging companies, understanding the tricks of the trade is critical for success when it comes to financing. For investors, entrepreneurs and investors, a company should be built to last and scale but keeping an eye on exit is equally as critical. The key is understanding how to achieve this balance with all stakeholders. Once you’re engaged with investors, a clear understanding of the fundamental issues surrounding the financing of innovative companies is a critical success factor, and CIX has assembled a cross-section of key players to provide their seasoned guidance. From term sheet trends, to closing guidelines, from benchmark data to prevailing practices, this is a practical guide for investors, entrepreneurs and acquirers alike.
Join a group of savvy investors and innovation experts as they chart the future of funding innovation as well as what it means for entrepreneurs, technology companies, investors, and the innovation ecosystem.
- What is the prevalent mindset around valuation and how should companies position themselves for success?
- How do future trends in funding innovation impact you and your business?
- How detailed must you be regarding exit plans, including the identification of acquirers, valuation and returns parameters?
- What are the prevalent term sheet trends and what impact do they have on the enterprise and on outcomes for various stakeholders?
The Canadian Innovation Exchange is Canada's most important annual showcase and networking opportunity for emerging technology companies.
FounderFuel is a mentor driven startup accelerator program that provides seed capital and access to veteran entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists and senior executives.
StartUp Drinks is is a monthly freestyle networking event hosted in pubs and bars by startup community instigators from coast to coast.