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Canadian Financing Forum 2012

Open Borders, No Boundaries
Tech Entrepreneurs, Risk Capital, Global Markets

The 2012 Canadian Financing Forum takes place on February 2 & 3, 2012 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, British Columbia, with this year marking the 15th anniversary of the Forum - Western Canada's premier access to capital event.  2012 also represents a significant growth year as the Forum will convene at the stunning Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel and the event program has been expanded to include 1.5 days of company presentations, premium networking and panel sessions.       

The Canadian Financing Forum features presentations from the best and most promising Canadian technology companies, with approximately 40 technology companies competing for the attention of top tier investors from across Canada and the United States. Focusing on both Information Technology and Cleantech & Advanced Technology companies, the Forum matches North American corporate and venture capital investors with entrepreneurs looking to build world-class technology companies.  

Mark Salopek, GRAND's Technology Transfer and Commercialization Manager, will participate in the IT Panel on February 2nd, 14:45-16:15. The other participants on the panel include:  Ronald Chwang, Chairman & President, iD Ventures America (;  Jacques LaPointe, MBA, PEng, Sr. Investment Manager, AVAC Ltd (; Kushal Saha, Managing Director, Cascadia Capital; Shannon Susko, President, DST Brokerage Solutions (  

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