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8th Annual 2018

 
 

Claudio Rojas, Opening Remarks at Ivey Venture Forum 2018

 

Planning for next year's FORUM is Underway


Contributions


#IveyPitch Awards

Grand Prize: Instage VR
Second Prize: Passen
Third Prize: SEED Learning
Fourth Prize: Vacation Fund            

 
 

Honourable mention: Presagia, Exagen, North Strong Collective, Eggcitables


Highlights


Ben Zifkin Founder and CEO @ Hubba.

Ben Zifkin

Founder and CEO @ Hubba

 
 
Ben Zifkin Founder and CEO @ Hubba.

Councillor Michelle Holland

Toronto City Council
Advocate for the Innovation Economy

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Councillor Michelle Holland Toronto City Council

Nicholas Rémillard

President and Chief Executive Officer
International Economic Forum of the Americas
Honorary Consul General of Iceland in Montreal

 
 
Nicholas Rémillard International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)

Amanda Lang

Business Journalist
BNN Bloomberg

 
 
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Robert Antoniades

General Partner and Co-Founder
Information Venture Partners

 
 
 
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Sarah Ryerson

Head of Industry - Financial ServiceS
Google Canada

 
Sarah Ryerson, Head of Industry - Financial Services - Google Canada
 

Bilal Khan

CEO
OneEleven

 
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Heather Payne

CEO at HackerYou & Founder of Ladies Learning Code
 

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Jennifer Anquetil

Director, People & Culture Business Partner at TELUS

 
 
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Matthieu Cardinal

Vice President
FinTech Development and Corporate Affairs

 
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Peter Misek

Partner
BDC IT Venture Fund

 
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Sunil Sharma

Managing Director, Techstars

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Alyssa Furtado

Co-Founder, Ratehub Inc.

 
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Darin Graham

Vice President, Industry Innovation
Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence

 
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Stephanie Choo

Partner and Managing Director
Portag3 Ventures

 
 
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Bernard Lebelle

National Innovation Director
Deloitte Canada

 
 
 
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Bernard Lebelle Deloitte Canada’s National Innovation Director

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Heather Scoffield

Ottawa Bureau Chief
The Canadian Press

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PLANNING FOR NEXT YEAR'S FORUM IS UNDERWAY

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Building
The Canadian Dream

Opening Remarks & Keynote

Claudio Rojas
Director, Ivey Venture Forum
Managing Director, Hurt Capital

 

Welcome Statement

Jennifer Anquetil
Director, People & Culture Business Partner at TELUS

 

Building
Canada’s Global Brand

Moderator
Amanda Lang Business Journalist – BNN Bloomberg


Nicholas Rémillard President and CEO – International Economic Forum of the Americas
Michelle Holland Toronto City Councillor – Advocate for Innovation Economy
Ben Zifkin Founder and CEO – Hubba
Darin Graham Industry Innovation – Vector Institute

 

#IveyPitch

Award Announcements

 

 

Building
Global Companies in Canada

Moderator
Heather Scoffield Ottawa Bureau Chief for The Canadian Press


Stephanie Choo Managing Partner – Portag3
Robert Antoniades General Partner – Information Venture Partners
Alyssa Furtado Co-founder – Ratehub
Peter Misek Partner – BDC IT Venture Fund
Bilal Khan CEO – OneEleven

 

 
 

Building
Companies with
Global Impact

Moderator
Claudio Rojas Managing Director – Hurt Capital

Bernard Lebelle National Innovation Director - Deloitte Canada
Sarah Ryerson Head of Industry, Financial Services - Google Canada
Heather Payne Founder, HackerYou and Ladies Learning Code
Sunil Sharma Managing Director, Techstars Canada
Matthieu Cardinal Vice President, Finance Montréal 

 

Closing Remarks

Claudio Rojas
Director,  Ivey Venture Forum

 
 
 

 

Investing in founder centric companies & Canada's Innovation Ecosystem

 

 

Infusing law with the same passion and tenacity you bring to your businesS

 

ONTARIO, CANADA: WHERE THE WORLD IS GOING


Technology at RBC. Powered by ideas. Inspired by you.


MaRS Discovery District in Toronto

The Launchpad for Leading Innovators


The Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University

business incubator for emerging tech startups


 

Global Movement Advancing women in technology


 

private-public partnership driven by the mission to help tech companies start, grow and succeed

 

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Charting the future of tech in Waterloo Region


A leading entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo
and the most impactful startup incubator in Canada


 

supporting Canadian Angel investors, incubators, and accelerators

 

Investing in start-ups run by committed founders 


national ecosystem of 26 Technology commercialization hubs


Canadian seed stage venture capital fund


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a community of professional women
empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers


 

Anges Québec est un réseau actif et croissant d'anges investisseurs

 

Canada's leading centre for entrepreneurship research and education.


ScaleUp Ventures

supporting creative entrepreneurs with more than just capital


OTTAWA, Canada

Business Accelerator for ENTERPRISE SAAS AND CLOUD STARTUPS


Vancouver, British Columbia

dedicated to connecting founders & funders


Vancouver, British Columbia

global platform for blockchain company creation and investment


Accelerator Centre - World-Class Programming and Mentorship for Technology Startups

World-Class Programming and Mentorship for Technology Startups


HELPING High-School Students Learn


buildING an entrepreneurship community in York Region


A Community to meet and learn from technology leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts.


angel investors providing growing companies with seed funding


global leader in press release distribution


 
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Leveraging TECH TO POWER An Exceptional ON-DEMAND BAR SERVICE

 

TOBEN fresh, local, artisan cuisine for any occasion

fresh, local, artisan cuisine for any occasion


IMAGE CRAFTERS COMMITTED TO BEING FORERUNNERS IN BEAUTY, WELLNESS AND ENVIRONMENT. 


 
 
Prince's Operation Entrepreneur - HELPING VETERANS BECOME ENTREPRENEURS 
 

Helping veterans become entrepreneurs


enabling early stage and high growth companies to donatE equity to charity


PLANNING FOR NEXT YEAR'S FORUM IS UNDERWAY

Ivey Venture Forum 2018

TELUS Harbour
25 York Street – 3rd Floor
Toronto, Canada

Thursday February 22, 2018
4:30 - 9:30pm