While we don’t strictly cover start-up news here at One Degree, we do have a number of entrepreneurs in our community who are wearing the marketing hat for their organizations (along with a b’zillion other hats). So I thought a quick post about a series of VC Roundtables that are happening across Canada might be of interest.
Rick Segal, Partner in JLA Ventures and blogger at The Post Money Value, is hosting a series of VC Roundtables across the country. These are small gatherings, intended for start-up entrepreneurs to meet with an experienced Venture Capitalist and ask questions – before having to face one in the dreaded pitch meeting.
The schedule is currently as follows, but you can always get the most current schedule on the event page. You must register; each session is limited to 25 spots. You can read the post about it on Rick’s blog.
April 14th – Halifax (8a – 10:30a) Sign up here
April 14th – Moncton ( 5p – 7p) Sign up here
April 15th – St. John’s (5p – 7p) Sign up here
April 16th – Ottawa (10:30 – 12:30) Sign up here
April 16th – Montreal (4:30p – 6:30p) Sign up here
April 17th – Toronto Morning (8:30 – 10:30) Sign up here
April 17th – Toronto Afternoon (4p – 6p) Sign up here
April 21st – Victoria (8a – 10a) Sign up here
April 21st – Vancouver (4p -6p) Sign up here
April 22nd – Edmonton (8a – 10a) Sign up here
April 22nd – Calgary (3:30p – 5:30p) Sign up here
April 23rd – Regina (8:00a – 10a) Sign up here
April 25th – Winnipeg (noon – 2p) Sign up here
April 28th – Guelph (4p – 6p) Sign up here
Personally, I think it’s awesome that Rick is offering these. We need more Canadian success stories, particularly Canadian success stories that involve smart, innovative startups getting Canadian funding and making a go of it here in Canada!