Impact Series: Financing Strategies for Growth

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
4:00 PM
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Schedule:Registration: 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Presentation and Q&A: 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Networking reception: 5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Light refreshments and beverages will be served.
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The Port of Vancouver

Access to capital is one of the major challenges for any scale-up and as a business grows, different options will need to be considered.

Join us for a conversation where we will explore financing strategies for growth including private equity financing, M&A options, and venture capital, and understand the limitations and opportunities that come with each option.

Ask your questions and get practical tips on how to prepare and get organized for financing success and decide the best path forward for your company.

Panel Discussion:

Aimee Halfyard Sanjay Kumar Sherry Zhao

Aimee Halfyard, Partner, Gowling WLG
Sanjay Kumar, VP of Products & Marketing,ACUVA Technologies
Moderator: Sherry Zhao, Regional Director, Pacific, Business Development, Mitacs

About GVBOT’s Impact Series

The Impact Series is an initiative of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Scale-up Centre for SMEs (SCS) which aims to help high-potential firms from various sectors overcome barriers to continued growth and elevate their growth trajectories. Featuring a variety of topics and industry experts, these monthly sessions in the Impact Series will provide small to medium sized businesses with useful resources, tools, and information needed to advance their company growth and make a positive impact on their companies and communities.

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The Scale-up Centre for SMEs (SCS) is an initiative of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. The SCS works to understand the trends, forces, and issues impacting SME growth, innovation, and competitiveness and develops programming and policy to address these issues. Based on the goals of helping companies to discover gaps, engage with experts, and create solutions to address obstacles to growth, the SCS connects, educates, and inspires SMEs in British Columbia.