The ABF4 Breakfast is back!
Why learn about UX design? With great design comes great responsibility…
Falling Walls Lab is an international forum to showcase the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers.
A discussion on Cloud Technology.
Lighthouse Labs Calgary: Employer Speed Interviews
Participants will have a unique opportunity to collaborate, innovate, and create real-world solutions for better health in a cutting-edge setting, while connecting with like-minded peers and professionals from across the University and broader Alberta community.
Learn the 7-vital steps to maximizing Growth, Sales & Profit.
This workshop is co-hosted by JLabs and Blakes.
Join JLabs for a workshop designed to help entrepreneurs demystify the legal landscape and fill in the blanks. It is organized in partnership with Blakes, one of Canada’s leading law firms.
This interactive workshop is dedicated to giving you the keys to a successful business, from creation to exit. The lawyers presenting these workshops have extensive experience working with life sciences companies ranging from very early-stage ventures through to multi-national public companies.
Session 1 | Introduction to Legal Basics for Start-ups and Protecting your Intellectual Property
You’ve always been a successful scientist and now you want to become a successful entrepreneur! However, keep in mind that your science plays a key part in your life sciences business. You want to share the secret sauce, but only on your terms. How do you make this happen?
This practical session will give a brief overview of organizing your venture with an eye to the future & how intellectual property (IP) can be used in your life science business:
-How to establish an appropriate foundation for your venture and anticipate future legal issues
-How to address common legal issues for early-stage companies
-Identifying the types of IP relevant to your business
-Protecting and managing IP of your business
-What investors look for in IP due diligence and how to avoid common pitfalls
Session 2 | Venture Financing: What to Expect and Strategies for Success
You’re past the initial stages in establishing your venture and are ready to take it to the next level - raising capital. What should you expect during the course of a pivotal early stage company financing round and what are the strategies for ensuring your objectives are met and your interests are protected?
This session will focus on how to approach a major financing round:
-Common types of deal structures
-Strategies for protecting your interest
-Strategic investors v. venture capital
-Deal terms that are commonly subject to heavy negotiation
Leaders Lunch: Pros and Cons of internal trade in Canada
The Calgary Chamber will be hosting the Honourable Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance.
Come learn about clean energy innovations emerging from the University of Calgary’s students and researchers.
In this hour-long workshop, join David Cory, M.A., founder of the Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc., who has been working to develop the emotional intelligence skills of leaders in progressive organizations around the globe for the past 21 years.
Curious what's happening in the tech industry in Calgary?
Grab a drink and get networking with local experts, community leaders and other companies on their own export journey.