Ivey Entrepreneurship Forum On November 13th

by Varun Mathur | Business

The Ivey Alumni Association and Institute for Entrepreneurship (at Ivey) are organizing the Ivey Entrepreneurship Forum on Thursday, November 13th at the Toronto Board of Trade. The primary objective of the forum is to "facilitate financing and staffing of Ivey-led entrepreneurial ventures", and features Ivey alumni who have successfully raised financing as well as investors with an Ivey background. There would be some company presentations as well.

The forum is open to everyone though, not just Ivey alumni, and seems like a good opportunity to learn more about the process of raising venture capital financing. Presentations run from 1pm to 7pm, followed by a networking reception. Ticket price is only $30 and you can register at this link.

More from the event description:

Six companies will have the opportunity to make their pitch for funds to a panel of venture capitalists, angels and private equity investors. Guest speakers include Bas Van Berkel, MBA '06, who will talk about how his company, StormFisher Biogas, completed a $350M financing partnership and Andrew Wilkes, EMBA '98, from the National Angel Organization who will participate in a panel discussion on what money looks for.

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Varun Mathur

Varun Mathur

Varun Mathur is the Techvibes Community Manager in Toronto, focused on covering local tech startups, news and events. He is also a Co-founder and Product Manager at Zytran, a Toronto-based web startup which developed and launched Alertle.com - a personal news aggregator (Alertle's version 1.0 got widespread global coverage, with reviews written about it in various tech blogs and in over a dozen... more

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