Western Angel Investment Summit - Victoria BC


February 21, 2020


All Day


Oak Bay Beach Hotel - Victoria BC

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Oak Bay Beach Hotel - Victoria BC
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WIN TOGETHER - Connecting angels, funds and accelerators

Presented by Angel Forum, Capital Investment Network with the support of VIATEC and NACO.

For both investors and entrepreneurs

Summit Agenda

Thursday, February 20, 2020

6.00pm Social at Canoe Brew Pub - Victoria

Friday, February 21, 2020 - Summit Day

7.45am Registration and Buffet Breakfast

8.30am Opening Summit

8.45am Setting the Stage – Maximizing Investment Outcomes by Bringing the Ecosystem Together - Claudio Rojas - CEO at National Angel Capital Organization

9.00am Key Note - Hans Knapp - Angel Investor and Partner Yaletown Ventures

9.30am Group Networking Exercise: Angel Investor Bingo

10.30am Coffee break

11.00am Company Pitches (4x)

12.20pm Lunch

12.30pm "Working Together to Win Together" - Panel - Seed Funds, Accelerators and Incubators

Moderator: Richard Egli - Managing Director Alacrity Canada

Patrick Lor - Managing Partner Panache Ventures

Mohan Markandaier - Managing Partner Good News Ventures

Jeanette Jackson - CEO Foresight

Kari LaMotte - Managing Director Entrepreneurship@UBC

Rob Bennett - COO and Program Director VIATEC

1.15pm Company Pitches 4x

2.40pm Break

3.00pm "Learning from the Best in the Province" - Panel - BC's Angels of the Year

Moderator: James de Greef - Chair CIN and co-founder GenoLogics, recently acquired by Illumina.

Rasool Rayani - 2017 VIATEC/CIN Angel of the Year

Hannes Blum - 2018 VIATEC/CIN Angel of the Year

Stephanie Andrew/ WEL - 2019 VIATEC/CIN Angel of the Year

John Robertshaw - 2019 AF Angel of the Year

Jennifer Thompson - AF Angel Investor

4.00pm "Victoria - what you didn't know yet but should "- Dan Gunn - Executive Director VIATEC

5.00pm Bard & Banker, downtown Victoria

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