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Venture Capital 101: A Primer on Venture Capital

January 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Innovations & Partnerships Office invites you to attend a free seminar that will help you understand venture capital with respect to entrepreneurship.

Presented by Lou Berneman, Founding Partner, and Kirsten Leute, Senior Vice President for University Relations, of Osage University Partners.

Where: Sanford Fleming Building, 10 King’s College Rd., Room 1101
When: Monday, January 11th, 2-3pm
Register: http://bit.ly/1mBhYZ8 

This seminar will explore these questions:

  • Does your Newco have what it takes to secure VC financing?
  • Who is investing in academic startups?
  • What technology sectors are most likely to get funded?
  • How should you and your colleagues approach potential investors?
  • When should you seek funding from non-dilutive sources, family and friends, angels, crowdfunding?
  • What’s hot and what’s not in VC financing today?
  • Who should be the CEO?

Register today!


January 11, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sanford Fleming Building, University of Toronto
10 King's College Rd., Room 1101
Toronto, Canada
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