Programs and Approach<br />May 2011<br />
not-for-profit foundation<br />Mission<br />Linking Canada’s highest quality, emerging technology companies to the most ac...
access-to-capital focus<br />‘Commercialization pain points’ faced by emerging companies<br />Canadian not-for-profit tech...
approach<br /><ul><li>Canada’s premiere, early stage, technology access-to-capital forums
Develop mutually beneficial program opportunities with partners
Deliver a national program in cooperation with leading regional partners
Partner opportunities: leading technology commercialization not-for-profits, industry (sponsors and investors), angel grou...
Assist in delivering programs to early-stage companies in Canada’s technology commercialization support ecosystem
Help develop Canada’s  technology commercialization support ecosystem
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CapitalRoad: programs & approach (may 2011)

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An overview of CapitalRoad's programs and approach to building a strong ecosystem of investors, sponsors, and entrepreneurs targeting the growth of early stage Canadian technology companies.

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CapitalRoad: programs & approach (may 2011)

  1. 1. Programs and Approach<br />May 2011<br />
  2. 2. not-for-profit foundation<br />Mission<br />Linking Canada’s highest quality, emerging technology companies to the most active and supportive investors<br />May 2011<br />2<br />
  3. 3. access-to-capital focus<br />‘Commercialization pain points’ faced by emerging companies<br />Canadian not-for-profit technology commercialization associations, incubators and innovation centres typically focus on first 2 items; CapitalRoad has a unique focus on ‘access to capital’ programs and events<br />CapitalRoad approach based on innovative, synergistic relationships with partner organizations across Canada and beyond<br />May 2011<br />3<br />
  4. 4. approach<br /><ul><li>Canada’s premiere, early stage, technology access-to-capital forums
  5. 5. Develop mutually beneficial program opportunities with partners
  6. 6. Deliver a national program in cooperation with leading regional partners
  7. 7. Partner opportunities: leading technology commercialization not-for-profits, industry (sponsors and investors), angel groups and government
  8. 8. Assist in delivering programs to early-stage companies in Canada’s technology commercialization support ecosystem
  9. 9. Help develop Canada’s technology commercialization support ecosystem
  10. 10. e.g. exploring development of eLearning network infrastructure with partners
  11. 11. Increase international investor participation in access-to-capital forums and programs
  12. 12. United States, Europe and Asia</li></ul>May 2011<br />4<br />
  13. 13. leading investment forums<br />‘ internationalizing Canadian Investment Environment”<br /><ul><li>Canada’s oldest, largest “early stage” technology investment forums
  14. 14. Banff Venture Forum: largest event in Canada; 13th year (October 6th-7th, 2011)
  15. 15. Canadian Financing Forum: 15thyear (February 2nd-3rd , 2012)
  16. 16. Streams: Information Technology, Life Sciences and Energy/Cleantech
  17. 17. World class keynotes and panels complement investor presentations by entrepreneurs</li></ul>May 2011<br />5<br />
  18. 18. Banff keynote dinner<br />May 2011<br />6<br />
  19. 19. road to Banff<br /><ul><li>Goal: introduce early stage companies to access to capital issues/approaches
  20. 20. Provide basis for cooperation with regional pitch competitions
  21. 21. Regional partners and sponsors operate pitch events
  22. 22. CapitalRoad co-brands competitions and provides ‘on-site’ boot camp and mentoring support to winning companies at Banff Venture Forum and Canadian Financing Forum
  23. 23. 2011 pitch competitions
  24. 24. Canada 3.0 (May 2011) with Canadian Digital Media Netywork/Communitec
  25. 25. Manitoba (June 2011) with Asper School of Business
  26. 26. Future pitch competition opportunities being explored
  27. 27. BC
  28. 28. Alberta
  29. 29. Saskatchewan
  30. 30. Atlantic Canada</li></ul>May 2011<br />7<br />
  31. 31. positioning CapitalRoad<br />May 2011<br />8<br />
  32. 32. keys to strategic success<br />May 2011<br />9<br />
  33. 33. contacts<br />Don Kjosness<br />President, CEO and Director; CapitalRoad<br />kjosness@telusplanet.net<br />Marc Elrick<br />Executive Director, Banff Venture Forum & Canadian Financing Forum<br />marc@criticalpathgroup.com<br />www.thecapitalroad.com<br />www.banffventureforum.com<br />www.financingforum.com<br />May 2011<br />10<br />

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