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
From Accelerator to Innovation Hub: OneEleven is creating Canada’s largest scale-up hub with the most sophisticated entrepreneurs, influential thought-leaders, fastest growing tech startups and disruptive corporate partners in Canada’s innovation ecosystem.
About the workshop
Join us for this comprehensive course to learn advanced skills and get expert advice on investing in early-stage companies. This event is ideal for individual investors with some experience or with basic knowledge of startup investing.
You'll learn important skills and get real answers from our experts who have decades of experience investing in startups. We guarantee that you'll walk away a more confident investor!
Key topics will include: Investing fundamentals, term sheets, valuation, rights, picking winners, available vehicles for Canadian investors, best practices, portfolio management tips, and more!
The blockchain-powered Initial Coin Offerings market is on the verge of going mainstream. Learn the disruptive potential of digital tokens and why this new technology could become a major new venture funding model and is hotly debated among capital market regulatory circles.
A Shared Value Economy will reshape capitalism and its relationship to society. It will also drive the next wave of innovation and productivity growth in the Canadian economy as it focusses society on the immense human needs that must be met and the internal costs of social deficits.
Crowdfunding at its core gives Canadians a democratic platform to participate in the part of the economy that makes a tangible difference in their lives and creates capital pools with social purpose at their core.
Single largest day in Canadian equity crowdfunding ($425K in 24 hours)
Developing a solid intellectual property (IP) strategy is essential for companies preparing for market entrance, and should support long-term product development goals and suit their budget. Learn about what innovations to protect, what kind of patent application to file (provisional, utility, or international), where to file the application, how to defer patenting costs, and how to get patents granted faster.
Are you ready for real business success?
Join our panel of experts as they address the critical steps necessary to the success of your business.
In a friendly Q & A-style session, senior members of Bennett Gold LLP, 'Toronto Life's Accounting Firm of Choice for Entrepreneurs', will address the challenges you face growing your business from startup to a full-fledged successful venture.
Topics crucial to growth and survival will be discussed. At the session you will get the lowdown on financing, corporate structures, angel investors, advisory boards, employee and executive compensation, CRA compliance, tax strategies, and a lot more.
The session will conclude with one-on-one consulting and mentoring. Bring your questions, and be prepared to leave smarter!
Are you an emerging platform, issuer or investor interested in learning about the 'ins and outs' of registering to operate as an equity crowdfunding/finance platform or raising capital online via one of the participating provinces?
Overview and difference between various registration categories and exemptions available to facilitate equity crowdfunding/finance such as the Start-up crowdfunding, start-up business, MI 45-108 and OM exemption.
Useful guidance and resources for issuers and investors
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.
Brief overview of Fintech landscape from a PR perspective followed by....
Founders: here's your opportunity to participate in a LIVE PR DEMO!
Is your start-up ready for some media attention, but you're having a tough time getting the right journalist to respond to your emails? Well, here's your chance to get on the mic and pitch your story at CCS2017.
Come loaded with your 'A' game and be ready to pitch your start-up to a group of world-class journalists who will provide real-time feedback on why you might be missing the mark.
In attendance will be technology writers from MobileSyrup, The Wall Street Journal, and The Next Web.
You'll learn the framework to create a network of thousands of prospective customers, venture capitalists, and investors by using tools to automate outreach, community building, and social engagement. Next, you'll discover how to build rapport with anyone through relevant, community-based value. Then, you'll learn the best ways to nurture these relationships at scale, so you stay top of mind.