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.
Space is limited to qualified applicants.
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.
Apply now! Selected companies will also be eligible for a 25% discounted ticket to Startupfest. Please wait to hear back about your application to the WIT Boot Camp before purchasing your ticket to Startupfest.
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.
July 13th, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
|8:00 AM||Networking breakfast|
|9:00 AM||Welcome and opening remarks||Sara Anvari|
|9:05 AM||Growing against the odds|
Join BDC Women in Tech Venture Fund’s Mona Minhas 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 & Mona Minhas|
|9:35 AM||Position 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.
|10:05 AM||Networking coffee break|
|10:25 AM||What every entrepreneur should know about cybersecurity threats – in 5 minutes!||Sara Anvari|
|10:30 AM||Investor 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 AM||Getting the right people around your table|
In conversation with Shopify’s Atlee Clark
|Atlee Clark & |
|11:40 AM||In conversation with The Fund’s Jenny Fielding||Jenny Fielding & Michelle Scarborough|
|12:10 PM||In conversation with Isabelle Hudon||Isabelle Hudon & Michelle Scarborough|
|12:30 PM||Closing remarks||Sara Anvari|
President & Chief Executive Officer | BDC
Managing Partner | Women in Technology Venture Fund, BDC
Chief Information Security Officer | BDC
Founder & CEO | Sheertex
Managing Director | 1862
Partner | 3L
Managing Partner, Phoenix Fire | Co-Founder, The Firehood
Managing Director | StandUp Ventures
Managing Director | asterX
Director of Operations, Shopify | Founding Partner, Backbone Angels
Managing Partner | The Fund
Venture Partner | BDC Women in Tech Venture Fund
Partner | Women in Technology Venture Fund, BDC