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Startup Financing: How to Fund Your Tech Development

November 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

We’re bringing together industry experts to help guide startups with their fundraising efforts to finance tech development.

We understand that entrepreneurs are faced with a variety of options and challenges when it comes to securing funding for their tech Canadian-focused development.

In this webinar, we’ll throw frequently asked and critical questions to our panelists. We’ll make sure that entrepreneurs leave with helpful insights that make the most sense for you and your startup in choosing the right path for your fundraising.

We’ll help you answer questions like:

    • How funding works for your tech development
    • How much to raise
    • What are the financing options
    • Who should you consult with for your fundraising and tech development
    • How do you prove that your company is worth investing in
    • How to create an effective financial projection

Speakers:

Mark Mitchell- Chapter President – Alberta, Valhalla Private Capital

Mark is an international finance and technology professional with experience across five countries and three continents, including four years in China. He currently serves as a General Partner at Weave VC, a Western Canadian focused early-stage venture capital firm backing companies building at the intersection of innovation and legacy industry. In addition, Mark serves as the Alberta President for Valhalla Private Capital, Western Canada’s oldest and most established Angel Investment network. Since 2020, Mark has played a Principal role in investing over $7M across 20 early-stage businesses. He has also directly assisted early-stage companies in raising more than $10M in private capital. Mark holds two master’s degrees (Ivey Business School, CEMS Organization) with academic focuses in Economics, Finance, and International Management

JP Rosevear– Partner and Fractional CTO, NuBinary

JP leverages 20 years of industry experience in startups and large enterprise companies with significant experience in a wide spectrum of industries including leadership roles at adtech startup Polar as well as leading teams at Novell and Mozilla. JP brings a strong focus on scalable, repeatable technology development processes to NuBinary.

Megan Sutherland– Director, Business Development, OKR

Meg is a connector of people, with a passion for learning about what drives people and helping to solve problems. Her 15 year career has spanned banking, non-profit, public service, oil & gas, to tech ecosystem partnership, bringing a deep understanding of people, systems, and problem solving. With a strong handle on how to leverage federal and provincial government incentive programs to prevent early dilution, along with a vast network of connections from SRED consultants and grants writers to capital partners and angel investment, Meg brings resources and connections to help startups develop a solid financing strategy at any stage of growth.