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Accelerate access to capital markets and emerging fintech opportunities!  February 28 - March 1, 2017 - Toronto

Full conference agenda and registration at www.crowdfundingsummit.ca

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Wednesday, March 1 • 13:15 - 14:00
PROGRESSA, LENDIFIED, R2CROWD & VERSAPAY PANEL Moderated by BDC: Online Lending and Alternative Finance Models: Scaling Up through Innovation & Partnerships
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Zulf Karim

Director, Growth Equity, BDC
Zulf Karim is a Director in Growth Equity at BDC. He is responsible for leading equity investments in Canadian companies alongside entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses to become the best at what they do. Zulf brings almost 20 years of experience spanning functional roles in operations engineering, investment banking and venture capital. Prior to joining BDC, he spent 10 years working with public and private companies on domestic and... Read More →

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Marc Milewski

Innovation and Partnerships, Crowdfinance Markets, Versapay
Marc Milewski has been the head of partnership development for the last seven years at VersaPays for its Credit card processing and Eft cloud services department. Over this period of time Marc has created some of VersaPay's most important partnerships working with companies from early stages, roll out, to MVP. Marc has lead Versapay's efforts to identify the alternative finance market as a growth industry and working with a variety of software... Read More →
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Amar Nijjar

President & CEO, R2Crowd
Amar is the Founder of Real Crowd Capital. He is responsible for strategic direction, business development, operations, and sits on R2CROWD’s Board of Directors and Investment Committee. Amar has funded over $5 billion and underwritten over $20 billion of real estate during his career. Amar is also a Senior Vice President at JLL (formerly Jones Lang LaSalle), where he leads the Debt Capital Markets group. Amar is licensed to trade in... Read More →
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Ali Pourdad

CEO, Progressa
Ali has been CEO of Progressa (www.progressa.com) since its inception in 2013. Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Ali holds a Canadian Chartered Accountant degree and a BBA in Finance from Simon Fraser University. Under Ali's leadership, Progressa is one of Canada's fastest growing financial technology companies, with revenue and loan origination growth both exceeding 300% in 2016. Ali has decisively positioned Progressa for its next generation of... Read More →
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Troy Wright

CEO, Founder, Lendified
Troy Wright is a globally recognized leader and trusted ‘go-to’ industry expert with a proven 30 year plus track record in the financial services industry. During his career, Troy has met with thousands of companies across Canada and has developed a very clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by business owners in this country. In his current role as CEO of Lendified, he oversees the vision, strategic... Read More →

Wednesday March 1, 2017 13:15 - 14:00
MaRS: Concurrent Auditorium 101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7