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!
Please note that this event is part of the MaRS Angel Breakfast Series and is reserved for accredited investors only.
8:00 – Breakfast and coffee
8:30 – Workshop I
- Investing fundamentals, term sheets, valuation, rights, picking winners and more!
9:30 – Break and networking
9:45 – Workshop II and Q&A
- Available vehicles for Canadian investors, best practices, portfolio management, investor etiquette and Q&A
Meet your instructors:
Sophie Forest – Managing Partner, Brightspark
Sophie has been in the venture business for close to 20 years. She has lived through and understands the passion and the challenges of startup entrepreneurs.
Since joining Brightspark in 2003 as a managing partner, Sophie has led and overseen more than 50 investments in technology companies. Notably, she played a pivotal role in the investment, growth and exit of Radian6, leading to a 23x multiple on capital invested, and becoming one of the most successful technology exits in Canadian history. www.brightspark.com
David Shore – Director, OurCrowd Canada
David is responsible for expanding OurCrowd’s presence in Canada: building the investor community, bringing new companies onto the OurCrowd platform and leveraging the investor network on behalf of our portfolio companies. David has more than 20 years of experience in analyzing, investing in and operating technology companies. He is also directly involved in fostering a strong start-up community in Canada, serving on the Advisory Board of the Canadian Innovation Exchange and as an advisor for The Next 36. www.ourcrowd.com
Reserve your seat now and invite your friends! Note that this event is reserved for accredited investors only.