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Saturday, September 22
 

9:30am PDT

Angel 101: an introduction to angel investing
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Who are angel investors and what do we do? How is angel investing different from other types of investing? What is the impact of angels around the globe? We'll talk about the process, smart money, and best practices.  

Join us for an introductory series on angel investing: the angel philosophy, how Canadian angels are changing the world, and how we get there faster together.

Speakers
KS

Kim Scofield

Founder & CEO,, Space42, Angel42, and Blonde Bad Wolf Consulting
Angel investor and entrepreneur, Founder & CEO, Space42, Angel42, and Blonde Bad Wolf Consulting (artificial intelligence, tech infrastructure, blockchain, cybersecurity), MSc Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Linguistics.  



Saturday September 22, 2018 9:30am - 2:00pm PDT
The Profile (Lonsdale)
 
Monday, September 24
 

8:00am PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | SECRET LANGUAGE OF BANKERS
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Secret Language of Bankers: Build rapport to get more money at lower cost with less risk.

Over $50 billion a year is lent to small businesses in Canada yet only half of the small businesses get financing from banks. Money is available for successful small business owners. You’re successful but are you getting your fair share? If not, maybe bankers don’t really understand what makes your business so successful. Learn how to speak their language and what they need to know to finance your business.

VSW VIP INVITATION: Would you like a no-risk, private session with an experienced banker to discuss the unique aspects of your business? Sign up to attend the complete 2-day VIP session (includes private meetings, lunches, networking reception, and more) for only $50 here (value $2,500). SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Sharp

Stephanie Sharp

Small Business Finance Forum
My name is Steph Sharp, MBA, CFN, ICD.D the founder of the first Small Business FinanceForum event in Vancouver for small to medium-sized businesses. I’ve spent the last 30 years developing innovative, sustainable, financial solutions for business leaders and my real passion is empowering management... Read More →



Monday September 24, 2018 8:00am - 10:30am PDT
UBC Robson Square

10:45am PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | BE YOUR OWN VC
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Be Your Own VC: How to increase cash flow and profitability to reduce dilution

Don’t want to give up control of your company? Create a business model that generates the cash you need to invest in your own growth.
In this session we’ll show you how to:
  • 2X your cash flow and 10X your value! Find out why you don’t need to double your revenue to double your value.
  • Build leverage levers: Get more from what you already have! In this session, we will give you framework and tools on how to leverage your money, time and resources.
  • Stack profits: There are 5 profit drivers in your business, each at a different level of operations. Learn how to maximize profitability to accelerate your growth.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Sharp

Stephanie Sharp

Small Business Finance Forum
My name is Steph Sharp, MBA, CFN, ICD.D the founder of the first Small Business FinanceForum event in Vancouver for small to medium-sized businesses. I’ve spent the last 30 years developing innovative, sustainable, financial solutions for business leaders and my real passion is empowering management... Read More →



Monday September 24, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
UBC Robson Square

1:00pm PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | 3 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL BORROWING (PANEL DISCUSSION)
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You wouldn't buy a house on your credit card, why would you use the wrong type of loan to finance your business?

Short answer? You probably didn’t realize that there are so many ways to borrow money. In this session, we invite a panel of lending and financial experts to discuss the types of loans and debt, how and why you need different types of loans for different needs, and how to build a long-term relationship with your bankers to ensure that you’re always getting the best financing for your stage of growth.

VSW VIP INVITATION: Every business is unique. If you want to have a no-risk, private conversation with an expert banker about your 3 keys to success borrowing specifically to your business, sign up to attend the complete 2-day VIP session (includes private meetings, lunches, networking reception, and more) for only $50 here (value $2,500). SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Moderators
avatar for Andrew Dilts

Andrew Dilts

Lawyer, Cassels
Andrew is a corporate and securities lawyer with Cassels Brock, one of Canada’s leading business law firms. He has worked with entrepreneurs and emerging companies for more than a decade, including having been heavily involved in the University of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial community... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Ma

Brandon Ma

Audit Senior Manager, KPMG
Brandon is an Audit Senior Manager with over 12 years of experience providing assurance and business advisory services. He is passionate about making our clients’ businesses better. Brandon’s experience spans a diverse range of industries, with a focus on the software and technology... Read More →
avatar for Ian Schmitz

Ian Schmitz

Business Banking Advisor, Scotiabank
Hello, my name is Ian Schmitz. I am part of a team of Small Business Advisors here to help you and your business succeed. My approach is simple; I will work with you and take the time to listen and understand your unique business needs and what defines success for you.I hold a Bachelor... Read More →
avatar for Carrie Smith-Jones

Carrie Smith-Jones

Small Business Account Manager, Vancity
We believe in banking with impact. That goes for everything we do: how we invest, spend, and give back. Turn to us for seamless advice, collaborative opportunities, advocacy on emerging issues, and access to a variety of capital pools, from grants to growth capital. You can do well... Read More →



Monday September 24, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
UBC Robson Square

2:00pm PDT

Equity, Convertible Debt, SAFEs and everything in between | FOR FOUNDERS & INVESTORS ONLY
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In this interactive 2 hour workshop In this workshop you will learn answers to:
  • What is a SAFE?
  • Why do US investors require Preferred Shares?
  • Why do experienced Investors dislike Convertible Debt or a SAFE?
  • What type of shares should Founders subscribe for?
  • Why is Convertible Debt ineligible for BC's 30% investment refund program?
  • Why a Valuation Cap on Convertible Debt, negates its whole purpose
  • What Discount should early investors get on SAFE or Convertible debt?
  • Will VC Funds honour a previously agreed Discount to early SAFE investors?

Exclusively for founders and investors - please register here to confirm your space at this event.
Venue location will be emailed to you by the event coodinator once you are confirmed.


Monday September 24, 2018 2:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Downtown Vancouver Location

2:15pm PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | NON-DILUTIVE PITCH BASICS
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Non-Dilutive Pitch Basics: Ditch the pitch and prepare a presentation that builds your credibility with lenders and grant providers.

If you pitch bankers the same way you pitch the Dragons, you probably won’t get the loan from the bankers. It’s not you, it’s them! Bankers are allergic to hype. They want certainty. They want to know you’ll succeed. If your business is a solid business, you need to learn how to convince them your business is a great financial bet. In this session, we share with you the only step-by-step system that helps you build a pitch that can demonstrate a solid case for how your business is financeable by banks. Once you know these 5 steps, you can build a long-term relationship with bankers that can support you and your business.

EXCLUSIVE to VSW VIPS: After the presentation, VIPs get to practice their pitch in front of an audience and get tailored feedback from our pitch coaches. We will not ask you to disclose any sensitive information in your pitch (we have private sessions arranged for that). If you want to practice your presentation in a safe environment and get real feedback (or to discuss your business with a banker in a one-on-one private session), sign up to attend the complete 2-day VIP session (includes private meetings, lunches, networking reception, and more) for only $50 here (value $2,500). SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Sharp

Stephanie Sharp

Small Business Finance Forum
My name is Steph Sharp, MBA, CFN, ICD.D the founder of the first Small Business FinanceForum event in Vancouver for small to medium-sized businesses. I’ve spent the last 30 years developing innovative, sustainable, financial solutions for business leaders and my real passion is empowering management... Read More →



Monday September 24, 2018 2:15pm - 3:00pm PDT
UBC Robson Square

3:00pm PDT

Five Ways to Invest in Startups
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Learn about the different ways to invest in local startups and find what best fits your investment goals and possibilities.

Learn about seed stage investing and investment opportunities in local startups. Hear from angel investors, investor groups, impact investors and funds who invest in our local entrepreneurs.  Find out why they invest, how they find and vet the companies they want to invest in, how they support entrepreneurs after they invest, and what investment returns and impact they aim for. This is a great way to meet investors from all local investor groups at one event and see what best fits your investment goals and possibilities.  


Monday September 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Venture Labs - 11th floor #1100 - 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
 
Tuesday, September 25
 

8:00am PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | WHICH IS CHEAPER ... DEBT OR EQUITY?
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Which is cheaper …debt or equity? Come and enjoy this lively, informative and thought-provoking debate.

We call it an unwinnable debate because there is no right answer. Come and watch a fast pace and fun casual debate to find out why the answer lies in your business model and what makes this debate "unwinnable". We will follow the debate by an in-depth fireside chat on the benefits, risks, and costs of debt and equity. By the end, you’ll understand why debt is not necessarily always the expensive option.

PRIVATE CONVERSATION with the EXPERTS: If you want to talk to one of the experts in a one-on-one session to talk about the unique requirements of your business, sign up to attend the complete 2-day VIP session (includes private meetings, lunches, networking reception, and more) for only $50 here (value $2,500). SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Moderators
avatar for Andrew Dilts

Andrew Dilts

Lawyer, Cassels
Andrew is a corporate and securities lawyer with Cassels Brock, one of Canada’s leading business law firms. He has worked with entrepreneurs and emerging companies for more than a decade, including having been heavily involved in the University of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial community... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Keith Ippel

Keith Ippel

CEO, Spring
With over 15 years experience as a leader in technology centric businesses, Keith has accelerated the growth of both small and large companies, launched new products, and raised over $20m in angel investment and venture capital. He has an unparalleled ability to collaborate with entrepreneurs... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Sharp

Stephanie Sharp

Small Business Finance Forum
My name is Steph Sharp, MBA, CFN, ICD.D the founder of the first Small Business FinanceForum event in Vancouver for small to medium-sized businesses. I’ve spent the last 30 years developing innovative, sustainable, financial solutions for business leaders and my real passion is empowering management... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
UBC Robson Square

9:15am PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | 3 KEYS TO GETTING GRANTS, TAX CREDITS, AND CONTRIBUTIONS (EXPERT PANEL)
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Expert Panel - 3 Keys to Getting Grants, Tax Credits, and Contributions: Discover the most common mistakes business owners make and how the experts approach these funding sources.

We want to help you get the free money you deserve! In this session, our experts will discuss the different sources of free funding from government and other organizations, pointing out the common mistakes people make when trying to access this type of funding, and the biggest surprises people face when they apply for the funding for the first time.

PRIVATE CONVERSATION with the EXPERTS: If you want to talk to one of the experts in a one-on-one session to talk about the unique requirements of your business, sign up to attend the complete 2-day VIP session (includes private meetings, lunches, networking reception, and more) for only $50 here (value $2,500). SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Moderators
avatar for Andrew Dilts

Andrew Dilts

Lawyer, Cassels
Andrew is a corporate and securities lawyer with Cassels Brock, one of Canada’s leading business law firms. He has worked with entrepreneurs and emerging companies for more than a decade, including having been heavily involved in the University of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial community... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jacqueline Gustafson

Jacqueline Gustafson

Director, Tax Incentives Practice, KPMG
Jacqueline is a Director in KPMG’s western region Tax Incentives Practice. She is passionate about enabling innovation and growth in companies by helping clients find ways to propel their ideas into action. Jacqueline has more than 12 years of experience advising clients, providing... Read More →
avatar for Mina Haghighi

Mina Haghighi

Business Development Manager, Futurpreneur Canada
Futurpreneur Canada is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to the success of young businesses. Fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for more than two decades, we provide financing, mentorship, and free support tools for entrepreneurs... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Sang

Stephanie Sang

Grant Angel, Granted Consulting Inc.
Stephanie Sang is the CEO of Granted Consulting, and is known as a ‘Grant Angel’ in Vancouver. She is passionate about working with entrepreneurs in all industries on developing grant strategies for growth. Since 2011, Granted has supported 700+ clients and generated over $13.0... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:15am - 10:00am PDT
UBC Robson Square

10:15am PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | CREDIT, CASHFLOW, AND RISK (EXPERT PANEL)
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Credit, Cashflow and Risk Expert Panel: How to get the money you need at a lower cost and with less dilution

How much information can one financial statement hold? More than you know! We invite a panel of bankers, accountants, and other experts to discuss the first 3 things they look at on a financial statement and why financial statements are important to them. A good banker not only can understand your business from your financial statement, they can also get insights into the management team as well. Join us to find out more about credit, cash flow, and the risk to your business. By the time you leave the session, you'll know how to leverage your financial statement to get more money faster and cheaper (hint: loans with the lowest interest rate aren't necessarily always your best option)!

Also, hear what our past participants have to say about our workshop and what they’ve learned and done differently after attending the Small Business Finance Forum (at 11:30 AM).

PRIVATE CONVERSATION with the EXPERTS: If you want to talk to one of the experts in a one-on-one session to talk about the unique requirements of your business, sign up to attend the complete 2-day VIP session (includes private meetings, lunches, networking reception, and more) for only $50 here (value $2,500). SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Moderators
avatar for Andrew Dilts

Andrew Dilts

Lawyer, Cassels
Andrew is a corporate and securities lawyer with Cassels Brock, one of Canada’s leading business law firms. He has worked with entrepreneurs and emerging companies for more than a decade, including having been heavily involved in the University of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial community... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Aman Janjua

Aman Janjua

SeniorManager, KPMG
Aman Janjua is a Senior Manager at KPMG Enterprise. He has over eight years of experience providing assurance and tax services to private companies operating in a variety of industries including the hospitality, real estate, and technology industries. He has worked with a number of... Read More →
avatar for Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee

Small Business Advisor, Scotiabank
Matthew holds an undergraduate degree in Business Management, with a minor in Economics, from Dalhousie University. Before beginning his career at Scotiabank, he owned and operated a water purification and distribution company in Fort St. John, BC, which continues to operate today... Read More →
avatar for Carrie Smith-Jones

Carrie Smith-Jones

Small Business Account Manager, Vancity
We believe in banking with impact. That goes for everything we do: how we invest, spend, and give back. Turn to us for seamless advice, collaborative opportunities, advocacy on emerging issues, and access to a variety of capital pools, from grants to growth capital. You can do well... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 10:15am - 12:00pm PDT
UBC Robson Square

11:00am PDT

Canada vs USA Investment | Part of the Results Junkies Tech Tour brought to you by Fasken
Limited Capacity seats available

Results Junkies Tech Tour is back in Vancouver and this year, it's brought to you by Fasken!

Looking for investment outside of Canada? What are US Investors looking for? What do you need to do to prep? Join Paul Singh from Results Junkies (DC) and Mat Kaliski from Rubicon Venture Capital (NYC) for a panel discussion on Canada vs US Investment.


Moderators
avatar for Bill McGraw

Bill McGraw

President & COO, Northstar
Mr. McGraw is a tech industry veteran with hands on experience with startups since the late 1990’s. He specializes in assisting early stage companies with investment, technology development, go-to market strategy, scaling and monetization. In giving back, he serves Canadian founders... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mat Kaliski

Mat Kaliski

Principal, Rubicon Venture Capital
Mat is a Principal at Rubicon Venture Capital, a Late Seed and Series A VC fund with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Rubicon focuses on backing software, internet and consumer companies regardless of where they're based. At Rubicon, Mat focuses on sourcing and evaluating... Read More →
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Results Junkies



Tuesday September 25, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

12:00pm PDT

How To Close Your Seed Round Without A Lead Investor
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Looking to raise seed capital but not sure where to start? Investors are saying they're interested but wont commit without a strong lead investor? A few investors on-board but struggling to get enough to wrap up the round? Join Spring for an in-depth workshop to help you prepare for navigating the complicated negotiations that come with raising capital for the first time.

This workshop is for:
-Founders of a post-launch business.
-Companies that have started raising a seed round or are planning to in the next 6 months

You will learn about:
-Handling the "who is your lead investor" conversation.
-How to ask someone to be your lead. -How to raise even without a lead investor.
-and many other tips to help you close your round more quickly.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Ippel

Keith Ippel

CEO, Spring
With over 15 years experience as a leader in technology centric businesses, Keith has accelerated the growth of both small and large companies, launched new products, and raised over $20m in angel investment and venture capital. He has an unparalleled ability to collaborate with entrepreneurs... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm PDT
The AMP

1:30pm PDT

#SBFF Non-Dilutive Financing Bootcamp | NON-DILUTIVE PITCH
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever curious how pitches are different when you ask for non-dilutive financing? What are the tips you can use to get bankers' attention? We'd like to invite you to watch our VIPs pitch for their non-dilutive financing.  They will receive feedback that could potentially be useful for your business.

If you would like to join them, we still have a few spots left. Register here.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Sharp

Stephanie Sharp

Small Business Finance Forum
My name is Steph Sharp, MBA, CFN, ICD.D the founder of the first Small Business FinanceForum event in Vancouver for small to medium-sized businesses. I’ve spent the last 30 years developing innovative, sustainable, financial solutions for business leaders and my real passion is empowering management... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 1:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
UBC Robson Square

2:30pm PDT

Fundraising? Join the Investment Showcase at #VSW2018!
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If you are currently fundraising or will be fundraising in 6 months, you should join Vancouver Startup Week’s Investment Showcase on September 25th. At the event, companies will be matched with appropriate investors for one-on-one meetings. Check out this information package for more details and to apply. Deadline is end of August!

If you are an investor and would like to attend this event, or all of Vancouver Startup Week, please email investors@vanstartupweek.ca.


Tuesday September 25, 2018 2:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
TBA

5:00pm PDT

#VSW2018 Investment Showcase Reception | INVITE ONLY
Limited Capacity seats available

Sorry - this is an invite only event.

If you are an investor and would like to attend this event, or all of Vancouver Startup Week, please email investors@vanstartupweek.ca.

Tuesday September 25, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
TBA
 
Wednesday, September 26
 

11:00am PDT

How to Plan for Future Fundraisings
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With the blurring of lines in early stage financings and ever changing round sizes, metrics and expectations, join us for an interactive workshop on How to Plan for Future Fundraisings. While it is easier than ever to start a business, the costs of scaling are ever increasing and need a thought-out plan for how to raise capital to support the growth over multiple rounds.

This workshop will discuss dynamics, trends and metrics for raising early stage capital, what investors look for and how to best position your startup for potential fundraises.

This event is open to post-product companies that are looking to raise VC capital in the next 12 months.

Discussion Topics
  • Best practices on building relationships and communications with investors before and during the fundraising process
  • What VCs look for at different stages of the early days of the company
  • How much capital to raise at each stage?
  • How to plan and budget for the proper amount of operational runway
  • Key metrics and milestones for each round
  • Dangers of raising too much money too soon and how that affects future valuations and exit expectations
  • Best practices on investor updates
  • Common pitfalls 

Speakers
avatar for Mat Kaliski

Mat Kaliski

Principal, Rubicon Venture Capital
Mat is a Principal at Rubicon Venture Capital, a Late Seed and Series A VC fund with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Rubicon focuses on backing software, internet and consumer companies regardless of where they're based. At Rubicon, Mat focuses on sourcing and evaluating... Read More →



Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

1:00pm PDT

Office Hours with Paul Singh & Dana Duncan from Results Junkies
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

- Results Junkies Tour brought to you by Fasken -

Paul and Dana will be in town to meet and chat with local entrepreneurs!
Sign up here for your private 1-on-1 meeting with him!
(The Results Junkies team will get back to you to confirm if you've got a meeting slot booked with them)


Speakers
avatar for Dana Duncan

Dana Duncan

Partner, Results Junkies
Entrepreneur, investor and Partner at Results Junkies. Previously, Dana was Head of Operations & Special Projects at Disruption Corporation (acquired by 1776), involved in Disruption's post-seed venture capital arm, Crystal Tech Fund. Prior to that, Dana was on the early team at The... Read More →
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Results Junkies



Wednesday September 26, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

2:45pm PDT

Pitch the North Shore
Limited Capacity seats available

See innovative businesses, learn from expert investors, network with business community  at Pitch the North Shore!

Pitch the North Shore is a pitch contest for early stage companies who want to present their business to expert investors and the wider business community. This is an opportunity to gain critical feedback on their business model and pitch, as well as gain exposure and recognition for their company. The format will be short pitches followed by questions from the judges panel. Guest will be treated to pitches from innovative companies, expert insights from the judges panel and the opportunity to network with pitch finalists and judges.  

This half-day event will include a short keynote address, introduction to the judges followed by the pitch competition. It will wrap up with networking and light snacks and drinks.

Prizes:
  • Pitch Winner - Growth Positioning Session from GEM Advertising (value $4000)
  • Door prize - 2 tickets to North Vancouver Chamber ELEVATE event, October 4 at Presentation House

If you're interested in pitching, please apply here.

For those that would like to attend, in order to make sure we have accurate orders for food & beverage, please help our event partner out by also RSVPing here. (Don't worry! There's no additional cost to attend for VSW pass holders!)




Wednesday September 26, 2018 2:45pm - 7:15pm PDT
The Profile (Lonsdale)

5:00pm PDT

Volition's Investor Pitch Night
Limited Capacity full
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Join us for Investor Pitch Night and cheer on six top companies that have demonstrated traction and scale up potential. Each company will have five minutes to pitch an investor panel, with five minutes for Q&A + feedback.

There will be plenty of opportunity to network with 100+ entrepreneurs and investors from Canada and the US. Your ticket includes access to the event, a light dinner, and non-alcoholic beverages (alcoholic options available for purchase).


Speakers
avatar for Dana Duncan

Dana Duncan

Partner, Results Junkies
Entrepreneur, investor and Partner at Results Junkies. Previously, Dana was Head of Operations & Special Projects at Disruption Corporation (acquired by 1776), involved in Disruption's post-seed venture capital arm, Crystal Tech Fund. Prior to that, Dana was on the early team at The... Read More →
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Results Junkies



Wednesday September 26, 2018 5:00pm - 9:30pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100
 
Thursday, September 27
 

1:00pm PDT

Office Hours with Paul Singh and Dana Duncan from Results Junkies
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

- Results Junkies Tour brought to you by Fasken -

Paul and Dana will be in town to meet and chat with local entrepreneurs!
Sign up here for your private 1-on-1 meeting with him!
(The Results Junkies team will get back to you to confirm if you've got a meeting slot confirmed)


Speakers
avatar for Dana Duncan

Dana Duncan

Partner, Results Junkies
Entrepreneur, investor and Partner at Results Junkies. Previously, Dana was Head of Operations & Special Projects at Disruption Corporation (acquired by 1776), involved in Disruption's post-seed venture capital arm, Crystal Tech Fund. Prior to that, Dana was on the early team at The... Read More →
avatar for Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Chief Hustler & Early Stage Investor, Results Junkies



Thursday September 27, 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

2:00pm PDT

Finance Hacking 101 for Startup Founders
Limited Capacity filling up

Accounting and finance is not everyone’s cup of tea, Helina and Rafael will leverage their years of experience to help you get started and excited about finance!

Before living out of a suitcase and pitching investors, you should have the skill set to master your finances. Finance Hacking 101 will cover the financial well being of the startup and its founder(s). The pursuit of cultivating a scalable, repeatable business from your original startup idea is not for the faint at heart. This workshop will provide you with the tools to keep a roof over your head while building your business organically, without the pressure of diluting yourself out of business too early.

The Workshop will be followed by a networking session from 4-6pm  on the 3rd floor of Suite Genius.

Speakers
avatar for Helina Patience

Helina Patience

CEO, Entreflow Consulting Group
Helina Patience is the CEO of Entreflow Consulting Group. She loves tech, finance and business, and has enjoyed a career in Finance and HR for over a decade in the UK, India, Ireland and Canada. After working as a Financial Analyst at Lululemon, she joined Entreflow to roll out Financial... Read More →
avatar for Rafael Reis

Rafael Reis

Founder, Afterwork
Founder of Afterwork.  Afterwork, a SaaS platform, helps professionals create better consumers through financial literacy; as well as, providing planning tools for individuals that are currently underserved. Over the past decade, Rafael has built numerous cash flow apps and dashboard... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Suite Genius - Mount Pleasant

3:00pm PDT

Cap Tables 101
Limited Capacity full
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Come learn how to build a proper cap table for your new business. 

LaBarge Weinstein LLP is hosting an event for startup founders and employees to walk through the process of building a cap table. We will review the proper structure of a cap table and how to model dilution from equity financings, convertible investments and stock options. Our team will be putting together tailored cap tables on demand for attendees, so feel free to stop by anytime during the event.  

Speakers
JS

James Smith

For over 15 years, James Smith has been helping Canadian ventures with their legal needs from formation to exit. He has worked with companies including Shopify, Wattpad, Showbie, Granify, and Kik. 



Thursday September 27, 2018 3:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
LaBarge Weinstein

5:00pm PDT

Capital Talks on the Patio by FrontFundr
Limited Capacity seats available

The Event hosted by FrontFundr with BDC, BDO and BLG to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts in the Greater Vancouver area

What the event is: Capital Talks on the Patio is a networking event that brings together early stage and growth entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts in the Greater Vancouver area. The event will feature a panel discussing how to plan and raise your (pre-)seed and series A capital round in the way that’s most beneficial for your company.

Agenda:

17:00 - 18:30 networking
18:30 - 19:30 industry expert panel (panelists to be announced)
19:30 - 21:00 networking

The hosts: The Business Development Bank of Canada; accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firm BDO; full-service law firm BLG; and online investment platform FrontFundr.




Speakers
MD

Marc Drouin

Regional Director, B.C. and North Technology Group, BDC
PV

Peter-Paul Van Hoeken

CEO, FrontFundr
MW

Michael Waters

Partner, BLG
AW

Ashley Whitworth

Senior Strategy and Operations Consultant, BDO



Thursday September 27, 2018 5:00pm - 11:00pm PDT
FrontFundr
 
Friday, September 28
 

2:00pm PDT

How to Think Like an Angel Investors + Meet our Entrepreneurs
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Gain unique insights from an Angel Investor, then meet awesome entrepreneurs tackling problems that matter.

A backstage pass into one Angel Investor's approach, with our Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Tom Urban. Tom will share how he creates and manages an investment portfolio, and offer insights into decisions around making investments, including key criteria, performance tracking, and decisions around follow-on investments. Next meet our entrepreneurs, who they are, what are they up to. Entrepreneurs to be announced soon!

Speakers
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Tom Urban

CEO and Founder, Agribusiness Advisors
Tom Urban is a former early-stage CEO and is currently the founder of Agribusiness Advisors which manages a portfolio of 14 early stage investments. The portfolio includes investments in precision farming, insect protein and cannabis among others. The portfolio has been developed... Read More →



Friday September 28, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
UBC Robson Square