Learning Series – Equity Finance and Startup Communities – A Vision for Canadian Entrepreneurship

Learning Series '€“ Equity Finance and Startup Communities '€“ A Vision for Canadian Entrepreneurship

As part of the 2015 Startup Canada Webinar Learning Series, Startup Canada is pleased to feature prominent investor Boris Wertz, Founder and General Partner at Version One Ventures on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 4:00pm EDT.

Mr. Wertz is an entrepreneur turned investor. He co-founded AbeBooks which sold to Amazon, is an early-stage investor through Version One Ventures, and a board partner at tech VC firm a16z (Andreessen Horowitz). His current portfolio includes 50+ investments, including Chloe + Isabel, Edmodo, Figure1, Frank & Oak, Indiegogo, Julep, Mattermark, Shippo, Top Hat, VarageSale and Wattpad.

Participants will:

  • Share his journey as an entrepreneur turned investor;
  • Learn perspectives on the evolution of the startup ecosystem;
  • Hear about what needs to be done to advance Canadian entrepreneurship; specifically, the role Mr. Wertz sees for startup communities / and a call to action.

Don'€™t miss this interactive learning session! Registration is free for Startup Canada Community Leaders and $10 for the general public!

More info here: http://www.startupcan.ca/ourwork/learning-series-equity-finance-and-startup-communities-a-vision-for-canadian-entrepreneurship/