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Tuesday, September 27 • 16:00 - 17:00
Current Venture Capital Fundraising Landscape and Investing in Canada vs. the US

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The ability to raise capital is a core ingredient in furthering entrepreneurship and innovation.  Join Minh Le of Silicon Valley Bank and a geographically diverse panel of seasoned Venture Capital investors - Hans Knapp of Yaletown Partners (British Columbia) Mickey Arabelovic of Telescope Partner (Bay Area), Moe Kermani of Vanedge Capital (British Columbia), and Randall Lucas of Voyager Capital (Pacific Northwest) - as they share their insights on the current fundraise environment as well as their perspective on investing in Canada vs. the US.

Capacity - 100 


Moderators
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Minh Le

Market Manager - Washington and Western Canada, Silicon Valley Bank
Spearhead Silicon Valley Bank's Early & Growth Stage initiatives in Washington and Western Canada. Manage a team of bankers that serves as a banking partner for technology, life science and clean technology companies. Structure and impliment various debt facilities for clients (venture debt, working capital, growth capital, equipment financing, acquisition financing, etc.). Maintain deep involvement with the entrepreneurial and venture... Read More →

Speakers
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Mickey Arabelovic

Founder, Telescope Partners
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Moe Kermani

Managing Partner, Vanedge Capital
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Hans Knapp

Partner and General Counsel, Yaletown Partners
Hans co-founded Yaletown in 2002 and brings almost 20 years of investing, legal and corporate governance experience to one of Canada’s most active technology investment firms. | | Yaletown invests in emerging-growth technology companies in Canada that enhance productivity and sustainability for enterprise and industrial customers. Yaletown's investments help Canadian technology companies in their initial growth phase to accelerate their... Read More →
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Randall Lucas

Voyager Capital, Entrepreneur in Residence
Currently: Helping Voyager Capital look at the best early stage B2B companies in the Pacific Northwest, and serving our portfolio companies as they go from product-market fit to scaling execution. | | Previously: | - Built the premier source of risk data on the building industry in the Northwest, at Simple Verity. | - Was employee #1 and head of finance for a startup specialty finance company, Lighter Capital (formerly RevenueLoan... Read More →


Tuesday September 27, 2016 16:00 - 17:00
CodeCore 142 W Hastings St, Vancouver

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