Meet the sponsors
We power bold. Backer of Canada’s most daring innovators and idea generators. We turn our experience, networks, and capital into your competitive advantage to help drive lasting change. Learn more at RBCx | We power bold.
Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies Group and Venture Capital teams help clients recognize, develop and realize innovative venture capital opportunities. Osler acts for more than 1,000 early, growth and late-stage ventures and venture investors across Canada, the United States and around the world. Osler is a leading law firm with a singular focus – your business. From Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver and New York, we advise our Canadian, U.S. and international clients on an array of domestic and cross-border legal issues. Our collaborative "one firm" approach draws on the expertise of over 450 lawyers to provide responsive, proactive and practical legal solutions driven by your business needs. For over 150 years, we've built a reputation for solving problems, removing obstacles, and providing the answers you need, when you need them. It's law that works.
Export Development Canada (EDC) is committed to helping Canadian companies of all sizes scale their business, gain market share, and access capital through our working capital, financing, investing, insurance, and knowledge solutions. For more information on how EDC is helping companies in the technology sector succeed, finance growth, and expand, even during these exceptional times, click here.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
In Canada, CBRE Limited employs 2,200 people in 22 locations from coast to coast. Please visit our website at www.cbre.ca.
Launched in 2017, the Vector Institute works with industry, institutions, startups, and government to build AI talent and drive research excellence in AI to develop and sustain AI-based innovation to foster economic growth while improving the lives of Canadians. Vector aims to advance AI research, increase adoption in industry and health through programs for talent, commercialization, and application, and lead Canada towards the responsible use of AI. One of the ways Vector is doing this is through the FastLane program, which provides an expanded suite of offerings, training courses, and collaborative projects that enable fast growing companies to raise their AI fluency, develop a deeper understanding of AI’s business value, experiment with applying AI models to their real-world challenges, and acquire the skills to compete and innovate using AI. Vector is funded by the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada through the CIFAR Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, and industry sponsors.
Founded in 2015, the Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI) is a national business association representing over 150 of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies. Its members are the CEOs, founders, and top senior executives behind some of Canada’s most successful ‘scale-up’ companies. CCI exists to drive deeper dialogue and partnerships between Canadian innovators, government leaders, and public policy experts, and advocates for economic strategies and marketplace frameworks that help secure a prosperous Canada in the 21st century global innovation economy.
Owned by TMX Group, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) provide companies with access to equity capital and the benefits of being listed on a leading global exchange with integrity, liquidity and opportunity. Companies listed on TSX and TSXV have access to North American capital markets, one of the world’s largest capital pools. With a wide investor base providing liquidity, our Exchanges serve as access points to the Canadian and U.S. markets for companies seeking growth and expansion capital.
For nearly 40 years, Lafond has supported business leaders in their financial independence and employee benefits needs.
Our unique approach allows us to support executives, but also all their employees, by improving total compensation within the company. This is made possible by traditional employee benefits, by individual financial support for all, and by the installation of an innovative collective mortgage system.
Clarity Recruitment is a full-service Finance and Accounting recruitment agency with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. We place hundreds of designated, senior-level professionals each year at fast growth companies in roles ranging from Senior Financial Analyst to CFO, and project consultants, interim leaders, and fractional executives. Leveraging behavioural science in hiring, data-driven recruitment technology and a commitment to exceptional service & delivery, Clarity helps individuals thrive in their careers and supports companies building a Finance function as they scale. Find your clarity today at www.FindingClarity.ca.