Catalyst Series

Start. Build. Grow.

TEx Ventures, which was formed to help mentor, fund and accelerate the formation and growth of startups all the way up to Series A is organizing a workshop for budding Entrepreneurs. The first of our Catalyst Series will be happening on October 29th in Toronto – bringing together aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage startup founders to learn, network and exchange ideas with a diverse set of successful founders, innovators, and doers.

Date:     Saturday, October 29th, 2016.

Time:    9AM – 5:30PM

Venue: 477 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON

Tickets: $35 CAD (includes lunch & networking session)

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Alternatively, you can also register via Social Markt.

Time Session
9:00 AM Registration
9:30 AM Welcome
Sumi Shan, TEx Ventures
9:45 AM Opening Keynote – Inspiring Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sanjay Singhal, Audiobooks & 500.co

10:05 AM Connecting the Dots

Parthi Paramsothy, TEx Ventures

10:50 AM Break
11:00 AM Canadian Opportunities 

Facilitator: Thillai Kumaran
Matthew Lo (Brookfield Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
Charles Davis (Ryerson University)
Sigal Haber (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) 

11:25 AM Marketing Ideas

Ramya Srinivasan (TechAdsPro)

12:00 PM Lunch
12:45 PM Pitching Ideas

Hari Subramaniam (TEx Ventures – Advisor)

1:25 PM Financing your Dream

Facilitator: Dr. Chock Karuppaiah
Yuri Navarro (NACO)
Scott Bowman (Futurpreneur)
Qasim Mohammed (OMERS Ventures)

2:05 PM Legal for Startups

Sumeet Dang, Senior Associate, Torys LLP
Paul Budovitch, Senior Associate, Torys LLP
Tom Stevenson, Associate, Torys LLP

2:35 PM Break
2:45 PM Accelerators & Incubators
Hari Subramaniam – TEx Ventures
Craig Major, Co-Founder, Startup Canada
Sunil Sharma, Co-Director, Founder Institute
Thyagi Delanerolle, Founder Institute Participant
3:15 PM Startup Stories:

Facilitator: Manjula Selvarajah
Thomas Savundra, Founder & CEO, Sync.com
Travis Ratnam, Founder & CEO, Knowledgehook
Renish Kamal, Founder & CEO of Fidget Toys
Ram Mangales, Founder & CEO, Social Markt

4:00 PM Closing Remarks

Thillai Kumaran, TEx Ventures

4:15 PM Networking Session


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