Summit Series: Venture Alberta and Startup Calgary present two-day Startup Workshops on Aug 28th and 29th

Posted by Stephen King

Venture Alberta LogoAfter a great Summit in Edmonton in June, the Summit Series returns to southern Alberta for August 28th and 29th. The Edmonton Summit was a success with nine companies getting access to mentors, sales and operational help, finance and deal mentors, and even developers.

If you are a Calgary startup, it's worthwhile to  take two days to give yourself a workplan and an investor strategy. Also find mentors and assistance at the VA Summit Series, supported by Startup Calgary.

The Calgary Summit is a go with a number of companies already signed up, so if you or a company you know would love to “pitch for talent” and get 10 hours of free time from “been there done that” mentor capitalists and angels, they would look forward to having you join the Base Camp for the first two days and then the Summit on the Monday evening. 

Startup Calgary logoAgenda: 

Day 1 (Sunday) - 9:00am - 5:00pm:     

  • Understanding Investor Needs             
  • What Makes Your Company Special
  • Identifying Key Investor Pitch Criteria
  • Deal Structuring

Day 2 (Monday) - 9:00am - 4:00pm:     

  • Financial Modeling and Deal Structuring
  • Choosing Teams and Growth Strategies
  • Mock Angel Group Presentations
  • Reception and Presentations

To reserve your spot, contact VentureAlberta's Amber Sayler at 403-918-9106 or asayler@venturealberta.com.

If you've made it this far reading the post, and are interested, here's your Easter egg: Include the promo code "Startup Calgary" in your email when registered and save 10% off the $350 entrance fee ($150 per additional team member).

Company:
VA Angels
Website:
http://www.vaangels.com
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

VA Angels is one of the leading Canadian angel groups and is one of the largest gatherings of business angels. Established in 2003, VA Angels has been in operation for the past ten years. The group has grown over the years and now has over 100 accredited investor members. Since its inception, the members of VA Angels have done 57 deals for $28.3 million. Formally, Venture Alberta Forum the new VA Angels brand was... more

Company:
Startup Calgary
Website:
http://www.startupcalgary.ca
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Startup Calgary is all about community building - our primary goal is to help pull the IT based, startup related communities in Calgary closer together. We know that's a pretty tall order - there's a lot of get togethers, basement startups, and technologies being dreamed up here in our city that no one is aware of. We want to make sure everyone has the support and exposure they need. Don't forget to visit our... more


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Stephen King

Stephen King

I'm President of Stephdokin.com, a "Strategic B2B Technology Commercialization" executive consulting firm based in Calgary, AB offering CMO4HIRE services to technology companies.I've got a great deal of passion to help make my clients and our local tech scene hyper-successful on a global basis. I am a co-founder of the A100, on the Board of Advisors for Startup Calgary, blog for... more



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