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FOIF: Ontario Showcase

Monday – November 28, 2011 1500 – 1800 Room 102, 1st Floor Organized by NAO-Onatrio Description: Co-investment portion of the program showcasing nine Ontario companies seeking investment with previous or committed Angel capital. The Speed Date portion will occupy the last forty-five minutes of the event. Sixteen companies who were not selected to present, but still represented a valuable opportunity were ...
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Blueprint to a Billion

Tuesday – November 29, 2011 0900 – 1000 Description: When you are small company and a billion seems a long way off, you aspire to grow your company to the next level – successfully. You may think that your company or association of entrepreneurial companies are different – they have the potential for exceptional growth. In David’s latest ...
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Cross Border Experiences

Wednesday – November 30, 2011 1000 – 1100 Description: With changes to Canadian  taxes pertaining to investment across the Canada- US border, capital can flow more easily between our countries making co-investment even easier. This panel examines the experiences of investors who have invested across the border from both the West and East coasts. Moderator: Ed Alfke Participants: Kent Keating Mike Miller Randy ...
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Public Policy Roundtable

Wednesday – November 30, 2011 1230 – 1500 Description: Angel capital as an asset class is garnering more recognition than ever. Angels are taking leadership roles as first money into seed and early stage companies and driving those companies to substantial exits through sale and IPO and, at the end of the day, building strong businesses across Canada. ...
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Getting there Faster – Accelerating Corporate Growth and Liquidity

Tuesday – November 29, 2011 1400 – 1500 Description: No company succeeds in a vacuum. Those that succeed partner well from the time they are commercializing IP to the time they are ready to exit! This panel presents and discusses the importance of some of the partners that could make all the difference to your company’s success, focusing ...
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Track 3 – Life Sciences

Wednesday – November 30, 2011 0830 – 1000 Description: As a subset of the life sciences industry, the medical technology (MedTech) sector represents an attractive investment opportunity that is well-suited for angel investment because of lower development costs, shorter time to commercialization, and faster exits compared to biotechnology/drug development. In the US, VC investments in the MedTech sector ...
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Track 2 – Cleantech

Wednesday – November 30, 2011 0830 – 1000 Description: Cleantech has, over the last 4 years, quickly grown to become a sector of choice for Angel investors. Because of the popularity of this sector “clean” and “green” have become popular buzz words. In that confusion, however, there are shining examples of companies that embody cleantech.  This panel discusses ...
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Angels & VC’s – Collaborating to Accelerate

Tuesday – November 29, 2011 1545 – 1700 Description: A champion cannot succeed without partners. Although the relationship has sometimes been strained, today Angel investors and venture capitalists are brothers in arms in the fight to build the next Canadian gazelles. In this panel we examine that relationship, how to better leverage it to fund our companies and ...
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