Hope you joined us at a great event in October.
This event occurred already: Hope you were able to join us there for this premier networking event! Special thanks to our featured investors, donors, and sponsors – and to everyone who joined us to make the event a success.
The Upside Foundation is holding an event on October 22nd for Canadian entrepreneurs and startups to meet and mingle with investors and influencers. The event will be held at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto from 5:30pm to 8:00pm – drinks and snacks provided.
An opportunity to meet and mingle with other influencers in our industry. Nearly 40 of Canada’s established Venture Capitalists and major supporters of entrepreneurship have already committed to be there and available to talk to entrepreneurs.
Register for this #UpsideEvent that is the talk of the industry – tickets FREE for a limited time.
Learn more about The Upside Foundation and see why successful startup industry veterans across Canada are encouraging startups to share their upside to give back to their communities.
For tickets, click here and go to our Eventbrite page, Please note we have started a waitlist for tickets. Click on the button to buy tickets and you can be added to the waitlist.
Scroll down for an up to date list of industry leaders who have confirmed their presence at the event.
We would like to thank our generous sponsors for the event:
Industry leaders who have already confirmed their presence at this event – and encourage sharing your upside – include:
|Steve Abrams||BDC Capital||VC|
|David Adderley||Celtic House Venture Partners||VC|
|Narbe Alexandrian||OMERS Ventures||VC|
|Rob Antoniades||Information Venture Partners||VC|
|Robin Axon||Mantella Venture Partners||VC|
|Alex Baker||Relay Ventures||VC|
|Janet Bannister||Real Ventures||VC|
|Jonathan Bega||Golden Venture Partners||VC|
|Stuart Browne||Pycap Group||VC|
|Peter Carrescia||The Next 36||Influencer|
|Omar Dhalla||Real Ventures||VC|
|Mark Evans||ME Consulting||Influencer|
|Sophie Forest||Brightspark Ventures||VC|
|Barry Gekiere||MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund||VC|
|Howard Gwin||"Grizzled Tech Guy"||Corporate Director / Advisor|
|Duncan Hill||Mantella Venture Partners||VC|
|Alkarim Jivraj||Espresso Capital||CEO|
|Bryan Kerdman||Impression Ventures||VC|
|Daniel Klass||Klass Capital||VC|
|Steve Leightell||Georgian Partners||VC|
|Alan Lysne||Ryerson Futures||VC|
|Peter Misek||BDC Capital||VC|
|Rick Nathan||Kensington Capital Partners||VC|
|Karam Nijjar||iNovia Capital||VC|
|Elliott Robinson||Georgian Partners||VC|
|Matt Saunders||Ryerson Futures||VC|
|Sunil Sharma||Extreme Venture Partners||VC|
|Mark Skapinker||Brightspark Ventures||VC|
|Shirley Speakman||Cycle Capital Management||VC|
|Dave Unsworth||Information Venture Partners||VC|
|Mark Usher||Wellington Financial||VC|
|Tomas Valis||Celtic House Venture Partners||VC|
|Peter van der Velden||Lumira Capital||VC|
“Never has there been such a collection of Canada’s leading investors, and influencers together in one spot in such an easy way for entrepreneurs to connect with” – Rob Antoniades, Managing Partner, Information Venture Partners and Chair of Upside Foundation.
“Looking forward to meeting the top Canadian entrepreneurs” – Salim Teja, EVP Ventures, MaRS.