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Hungry for capital to feed your growing venture? These investors have the nourishment your business needs. Listen in to a diverse group of bold venture capitalists as they tell you exactly what types of investments they are looking for at the 2017 Atlantic Venture Forum.
Hosted Investor & Strategic Tables
Health Technology Program in Halifax Ballroom A
General Session Program in Nova Scotia Ballroom BCD
This expert panel will explore the challenging dynamics of market access for Canadian health tech entrepreneurs. Given the uncertain policy environment in the United States and parts of Europe, regulatory change, and shifting forces at play – our guests will explore market entry pathfinding, alternative & emerging markets, and the opportunities that await those who do so successfully.
The First Look Showcase gives the hottest early-stage companies an opportunity to present in front a constructive feedback panel of investors. Following each 5 minute quick pitch the investor panel will provide immediate feedback to the presenters.
This panel of experts will explore the critical role played by “big industry”. Blue chip corporate partners are instrumental, if not essential, to validating and accelerating adoption of new technologies. Discussion will focus on how entrepreneurs can engage with industry partners to optimize their respective commercialization pathways from product validation through to procurement and market adoption.
Peter van der Velden, Managing General Partner of the leading Life Sciences Venture Capital firm Lumira Capital shares his uniquely positioned visibility into the near and medium term opportunity landscape. Peter will lend insight into the change forces likely to shape the health technology industry both domestically and internationally.
Lobster. Lots of it. Pair that up with scores of locally produced delicacies (brought in from across Nova Scotia), and plenty of cocktails. The Annual Taste of Nova Scotia Lobster Bash is the Atlantic Canadian technology networking party of the summer.Bottom line here is: good food + good people = good times… Oh, and did we mention there’s Lobster?
Warm Breakfast Buffet
Corporate industry leaders and major technology businesses share elements of their strategic agendas for working with and engaging entrepreneurs. From partnering with and acquiring emerging technology companies, and the integration process. Listen in as our panel of key players discuss the current opportunity landscape and how they successfully engage with entrepreneurs.
Hosted Investor and Strategic Tables