session for WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS - How to successfully raise funds in the tech sector
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About The Event
Raising funds is an essential step to accelerate any company growth
But how to navigate among the different terms used, steps to follow and people to listen to when you are not an expert. And how do you maximize the amount of capital raised and investors fit, while minimizing your time and effort commitment?
And as a woman entrepreneur what are the specifics to make you successful in that exercice notably challenging?
At Lozard institute, professional investors who have also been enterpreneurs will do through the following with you:
How do you put in place a fundraising strategy? Where do you start your fundraising exercise?
How do you qualify and reach out to investors?
Which documents to prepare?
What should be in your pitch deck?and how to present your project?
How do you calculate your valuation?
What terms and topics must be mastered and how to do it?
What missteps to avoid?
What will change for your business when you raise the funds?
Everything you wanted to know to succeed in this mission will be revealed to you. And also an opportunity to meet a connected investor to talk about your project
Our Expert speaker for this training:
Peggy Van De Plassche
Peggy, is an experienced technology, operations, strategy and finance executive with expertise in new venture development, business management and restructuring, investment management, strategic planning and financial analysis.
A finance professional by trade, Peggy started working in technology 15 years ago, before fintech was a word. She is a founding partner at Roar VC, which invests in Canadian Data AI startups catering to the financial services industry. Prior to launching Roar VC, she was senior advisor at Portag3 Ventures as well as VP Innovation at CIBC. Peggy has also worked at CGI and BMO, founded 113 Ventures, invested in tech companies, and consulted for large organizations and startups.
She has been involved in the community as head of committee and volunteer for several non-profits, is a board member for Zoom.ai, FrontFundr, Hackergal, the Digital Finance Institute Advisory Board, the National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada Advisory Board, and acts as an advisor for the AI Fintech Holt Accelerator and Portag3 Ventures.
Peggy holds a M.Sc. and a B.B.A. from the IÉSEG School of Management and is a CFA Institute member