Event Details


Canadian Financing Forum 2013

Vancouver, British Columbia / February 21, 2013 — February 22, 2013


The New Start-up to Exit Journey: Founders, Funders & Exits

Plug into the Canadian Financing Forum! Further your strategic networking agenda in Vancouver as we bring together the west coast’s largest gathering of corporate development leaders from some of the most active acquirers in IT and Cleantech, the most active US and Canadian VC firms, and the most accomplished M&A professionals.

The Forum features presentations from Canada’s most promising technology companies, as approximately 30 technology companies compete for the attention of top tier investors from across Canada and the United States. Focusing on both Information Technology and Cleantech & Advanced Technology companies, the Canadian Financing Forum matches North American corporate and venture capital investors with entrepreneurs on their way to building world-class technology companies.

Join us at the Fairmont Pacific Rim for networking, fresh industry insights, and a look at the next up-and-coming high-tech companies.

Canadian Financing Forum 2013 – Highlights

Keynote Speakers

Yoskovitz EditedBen Yoskovitz

Author of Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster
CEO – Standout Jobs & Founding Partner at Year One Labs
VP Product – Golnstant (Acquired by Salesforce.com, 2012)


Yona Shtern HeadshotYona Shtern

Co-Founder and CEO
Beyond the Rack


PwC Canadian Financing Forum Entrepreneur Bootcamp
We are pleased to be partnering with Launch Academy for the inaugural PwC Canadian Financing Forum Entrepreneur Bootcamp, brought to you by Rocket Builders.

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Don’t miss this high value networking event – register before January 18 with the discount code “CFFEB” to receive a 10% discount.  Also, don’t forget to book your stay at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel as there is a special room rate for CFF delegates. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-441-1414 and quoting the code CANA0213_001 by January 30, 2013 – the hotel always sells out, so reserve now to avoid disappointment.

More information & registration

Title Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor

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Foundation Partners

Innovation SK LogoCOT Manitoba

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Espresso Capital NEW

Media Partners

Backbone New Techvibes

In-Kind Sponsors

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Synodon _logo WSILogo

Communications Partners

Bcbusiness BCTIA
C100 Calgary Economic Development
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Communitech CVCA
Growlab ITAC
Launch Aca New -Ventures -BC
Plugandplay Startup Calgary
VANTEC Wavefront
Event Info

Start / February 21, 2013

Time / 8:00 am

Organizer / Capital Road

Venue / Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel

Address / 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Google Map

Cost / 1095


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