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Accelerate access to capital markets and emerging fintech opportunities!  February 28 - March 1, 2017 - Toronto
FINTECH > CROWDFINANCE > INTERNET FINANCE > FUNDING

Full conference agenda and registration at www.crowdfundingsummit.ca

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Wednesday, March 1 • 14:00 - 14:45
HIVEWIRE Insights: Applying Design Thinking to Maximize Interaction on Your Funding Platform
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Description:

Join HiveWire as they explore the application of Design Thinking to the creation of crowdfunding platforms.  Using their own real world project examples they’ll explore the platform development process to show you what it takes to get to a functional and successful product.  

This workshop is intended for those that are interested in creating (or already have created) their own crowdfunding or FinTech website.  Specific design and technical challenges and solutions will be presented. 

Key topics will include: Design thinking, website product development, implementation challenges, crowdfunding platform design, as well as industry specific processes and methodology. An exercise will be included time permitting.


Moderators
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Christopher Charlesworth

CEO, Co-founder, HiveWire
Christopher Charlesworth holds an MBA from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, The University of Toronto, and an Honours Bachelor of Political Science from The University of Western Ontario. Christopher has worked as a management consultant in Indonesia, Canada, and the United States across several practice areas, including financial services, marketing, and social media. As Co-founder and CEO Christopher works to create value for... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Meghan Behse

Meghan Behse

President, PubLaunch Inc.
Meghan was intimately involved in bringing the hybrid publishing model to Canada through her work launching and later operating Iguana Books. She has also been working as an editor for nearly 10 years and has helped over 50 authors see their manuscripts to publication. Prior to joining PubLaunch, Meghan was the vice president of Colborne Communications and co-founder and president of romance publisher Tryst Books. She has her Master’s... Read More →
avatar for Eman El-Fayomi

Eman El-Fayomi

Interaction Design, Sheridan College
Eman is an Interaction Design Professor at Sheridan College, a Multidisciplinary Designer, and a Futurist. She earned her Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation from OCAD University (SFI), and received a Bachelor of Design with a minor in Film from the York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design (YSDN). Born in Toronto, and raised as a third culture kid - Eman has moved 33 times and lived in 18 different cities... Read More →
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Daniella Postavsky

Project Lead, PubLaunch Inc.
Daniella holds a BA in English and psychology from the University of Toronto and a certificate in corporate communications and public relations from Centennial College.   She started as an intern at Iguana Books, where she found her footing running the company's social media accounts and coordinating ongoing projects. She spent the next few years doing everything from social media ghostwriting to interning at a public relations agency... Read More →


Wednesday March 1, 2017 14:00 - 14:45
MaRS: Green Room 101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7