The pandemic accelerated growth across Silicon Valley as companies and consumers turned to new platforms, apps and tech for a digital-first world.

But global economic uncertainty is changing the landscape again and entrepreneurs, executives, employees and investors in Silicon Valley are contending with a new, more difficult business environment.

Learn about the newest start-ups, venture capital activity, down rounds, layoffs and shutdowns, and the rise (and fall) of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

Join David Beatty, Director of the Rotman Schools’ David and Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation, in discussion with Evan Epstein, Executive Director of University of California’s Hastings Center for Business Law, to discuss the latest issues impacting Silicon Valley.

They will discuss the newest trends, including what sectors are exploding, what sectors are imploding and what it means for the wider investment and business community.