Why Canada - why now? How has the relationship with the US changed in the last 5 years?

10/07/2019 09.45 - 10.20

VentureFestBlue StagePanel

In the past 5 years, the relationships between funders and founders in Canada and the US has radically changed. With Canada’s growing AI and deep-tech research advantages and expanding tech ecosystems, US investors have never been more interested in what’s happening in “Silicon Valley North.” So what exactly is in Canada’s secret sauce that’s had US VC’s hopping on flights to Toronto and Montreal from San Francisco and New York? And how can Canadian and US funds work together to continue raising up the best and brightest startups coming out of Canada’s tech communities?

Anne-Marie Bourgeois
Vice President InvestmentsEnerTech Capital
Laura Buhler
Executive DirectorC100
Magaly Charbonneau
Magaly Charbonneau
PrincipaliNovia Capital
Matt Roberts
Matt Roberts
PartnerScaleUP Ventures