Agenda

The 2019 Toronto Tech & Innovation Family Office Conference Agenda

08:00 – 09:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
 
09:00 – 09:20 AM Opening RemarksMr. Chad Bayne, Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and Mr. Denny Chared, Founder & CEO, DC Finance
 
09:20 – 10:00 AM Special Keynote PresentationJourney to Success – The Founders Kitchen Model – Mr. Uri Levine, Entrepreneur, Founder of Waze, Founder & Board Member of FeeX, Moovit, FairFly, Engie, Refundit, Seetree and more
 
10:00 – 10:15  AM Investing in Deep Tech – Technologies for high data rates while maintaining data integrity and efficient deployment – Mr. Riadh Zine, Co-Founder & Principal, Roadmap Capital Inc.
 
10:15 – 10:30 AM Innovation in Healthcare - Mr. Sam IferganFounder & CEO, iGan Partners
 
10:30 – 10:40 AM Dreaming Beyond The Horizon Of Current Solutions For Diabetic People: The story of Beta-O2 Technologies Mr. Amir LichterCEO, B-O2
 
10:40 – 10:50 AM Impact Investing Toward Better Health – A Uniquely AmorChem Solution Ms. Elizabeth Douville, Managing Partner, Co-Founder, AmorChem 
 
10:50 – 10:55 AM Impact Investing in Canada – The Opportunity in Venture Capital  Ms. Kathryn Wortsman, Fund Manager, Amplify Capital
 
10:55 – 11:30 AM Break
 
11:30 – 12:15 AM Direct and Fund Tech Investing for Family Offices Panel
Description: Family offices have many alternatives for investing in Emerging Technology companies. Join industry experts as they discuss alternatives, pros and cons and potential returns.
Moderator:  Mr. Tom KennedyChairmanKensington Capital Partners Limited
With: Ms. Maria Pacella, SVP, Private Equity and Portfolio Manager, PenderFund Capital    Management Ltd.; Ms. Natty Nashman, Managing Director, INcapital Ventures; Mr. Mark SkapinkerCo-Founder & Managing PartnerBrightspark Ventures;  Mr. Carey DiamondManaging Director, Whitecap Venture Partners
 
12:15 – 01:00 PM Marketplace Panel 
Description: Hear from Canadian marketplace leaders on the evolving marketplace system and their strategies for scaling.
Moderator: Mr. Shayn Diamond, Partner, Whitecap Venture Partners
With: Mr. Ray Reddy, Co-Founder & CEO, Ritual; Mr. Kuljeev Singh, CEO & Co-Founder, ResQ; Mr. Paul Arlin, Co-Founder & Chief Marketplace Officer, Jiffy; Mr. Eran Henig, Co-Founder & CEO, Platterz
 
01:00 – 02:00 PM Lunch
 
02:00 – 02:30 PM Fireside Chat - The Roots of AI, How it is Evolving and Why it is Important Mr. Jordan Jacobs, Co-Founder, CEO, Managing Partner, Radical Ventures 
Mr. Uri Levine, Co-Founder, Waze; Ms. Raquel UrtasunChief Scientist & Head, Uber ATG; Associate Professor, The University of Toronto
 
02:30 – 03:10 PM Fintech Investing Panel
Description: Lively discussion with the next generation of innovative, global financial services companies backed by Portag3 Ventures, part of the Power Financial Corporation ecosystem. In 1968, financier  Paul Desmarais took control of Power Corporation which is, today, a third generation Canadian multinational diversified management and holding company with significant assets in financial services and diversified industries.  Portag3 Ventures has a unique perspective on large family office investors pairing with tomorrow’s financial entrepreneurs to protecting the future through strategic investing.
Moderator: Mr. Adam Felesky, CEO, Portag3 Ventures 
With: Mr. Michael Katchen, Co-Founder & CEO, WealthSimple; Mr. Andrew Graham, Co-Founder, CEO, Borrowell; Mr. Corey Gross, Founder, CEO, Sensibill; Ms. Michele Romanow, Co-Founder, President, Clearbanc
 
03:10 – 03:40 PM Special Keynote Speaker: Family Business, World Changes and QUÉBEC  Reawakening 

Mr. Philippe III de Gaspe Beaubien, Serial Entrepreneur who has established numerous start-ups and turn-arounds over the past 20 years. Currently working with 14 companies, Philippe has a number of key strengths that distinguish him from the general entrepreneurial environment.

 
 03:40 – 04:00 PM Closing Remarks: Mr. Chad Bayne, Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Osler, Hoskin
 
 04:20 – 05:30 PM A Cocktail Reception at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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