The BDC Capital Women in Technology Boot Camp is Back!

Hosted by BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund, this half day event connects women founders and leaders of technology companies with the resources they need to grow their businesses.

This event is now closed.

The BDC Capital Women in Technology Boot Camp is for:

  • High-tech companies (companies with potential to scale globally)
  • Pre-Seed to Series A
  • Founded, co-founded or led by at least one woman in the C-Suite
  • Looking to learn what it takes to build and grow a high-tech company

What you can expect

This can’t-miss opportunity will connect Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A technology companies with peers, investors and organizations that are out there to help. Hear candid war stories from those who have been there and walk away with concrete tools to help take your company to the next level.

About BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund

We are one of the world’s largest venture capital funds dedicated to investing in women-led technology companies. Supporting women entrepreneurs is a priority for BDC Capital. We take a holistic approach to empower women by providing capital and resources to create globally successful companies, and help build a robust ecosystem to enable women in tech today and in the future. Find out more at bdc.ca/womenintech.

Agenda

July 13th, 2022, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

EVENT SCHEDULESESSIONSSPEAKERS
8:00 AMNetworking breakfast
9:00 AMWelcome and opening remarksSara Anvari
9:05 AMGrowing against the odds

Join Jodi Kessler (Partner, 3L) as she speaks with Katherine Homuth about all of the challenges she’s faced over the last few unprecedented years, to get Sheertex off the ground.
Katherine Homuth & Jodi Kessler
9:35 AMPosition for our changing macro climate

Join 1862’s Maggie Sprenger as she walks through how to position your startup for the changing times we find ourselves in. She’ll explore how times of constraint are huge opportunities for startups, particularly female founders.
Maggie Sprenger
10:05 AMNetworking coffee break
10:25 AMWhat every entrepreneur should know about cybersecurity threats – in 5 minutes!Sara Anvari
10:30 AMInvestor Chain Reaction Panel

In this unique interview format, join our panel of investors as they take turns interviewing and being interviewed about what’s front of mind for them, and what they think founders should be thinking about today.
Jodi Kessler, Danielle Graham, Michelle McBane & Pelra Azondekon
11:10 AMGetting the right people around your table

In conversation with Shopify’s Atlee Clark
Atlee Clark &
Kim Yeung
11:40 AMIn conversation with The Fund’s Jenny FieldingJenny Fielding & Michelle Scarborough
12:10 PMIn conversation with Isabelle HudonIsabelle Hudon & Michelle Scarborough
12:30 PMClosing remarksSara Anvari
All session times are listed in the EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).

Speakers

Isabelle Hudon
President & Chief Executive Officer | BDC

Michelle Scarborough
Managing Partner | Women in Technology Venture Fund, BDC

Sara Anvari
Chief Information Security Officer | BDC

Katherine Homuth
Founder & CEO | Sheertex

Maggie Sprenger
Managing Director | 1862


Jodi Kessler
Partner | 3L


Danielle Graham
Managing Partner, Phoenix Fire | Co-Founder, The Firehood

Michelle McBane
Managing Director | StandUp Ventures


Pelra Azondekon
Managing Director | asterX

Atlee Clark
Director of Operations, Shopify | Founding Partner, Backbone Angels

Jenny Fielding
Managing Partner | The Fund

Kimberly Yeung
Partner | Women in Technology Venture Fund, BDC