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Women in Tech November 15, 2017


Get Funded: Tips from Fierce Founders

Learn how to access funding to scale and grow your company

Even though women entrepreneurs are just as ambitious and talented as their male counterparts, their companies tend to be smaller and grow more slowly. A lack of scale can be a real barrier for companies that want to succeed in today’s competitive environment, learn how to access funding to scale and grow your company from women founders who have successfully done it.

BDC Investing in Women-Led Tech Firms

In November 2016, BDC Capital, the investment arm of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), injected $50 million into women led technology firms as part of its efforts to support women entrepreneurs. Join us for a special announcement from the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, about the fund, and information on how to access it.

Date: Wednesday, November 15 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Agenda 11:30 a.m. – Registration/Networking buffet 12:00 p.m. – Opening remarks, with special announcement from Minister Chagger 12:20 p.m. – Panel discussion, moderated by Michelle Scarborough, Managing Director, BDC 1:00 p.m. – Closing/Networking 1:30 p.m. – Event ends

Location The Tannery Event Centre 151 Charles St W Kitchener, ON N2G 1H6

RSVP below – FREE EVENT Seats are limited. Feel free to refer a like-minded colleague.

Meet the fierce founders*

Mallorie Brodie

Co-Founder & CEO, Bridgit

  • April 2016 – $2.2 million seed round
Mallorie Brodie, Co-Founder & CEO, Bridgit

Caitlin MacGregor

Co-Founder & CEO, Plum

  • March 2017 - $666,944 investment
  • January 2016 - $1.3 million angel round
Caitlin MacGregor, Co-Founder and CEO, Plum

Lindsey Goodchild

CEO & Co-Founder, Nudge Rewards

  • November 2016 - $2 million series A round
  • October 2013 - $1 million seed round
Lindsey Goodchild, CEO & Co-Founder, Nudge Rewards

* Further panelists to be confirmed.

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