Hosted by Nucleus Calgary
For the third month in a row of our event series VC Office Hours, we're giving 24 entrepreneurs the chance to network with fellow founders and a 10-minute one-on-one session with Irfhan Rawji of Relay Ventures or David Edmonds of Yaletown Ventures.
Featured Venture Capitalists
Irfhan Rawji is a Venture Partner with Relay Ventures and Principal with Totem Capital Corporation. Irfhan has been a strategic consultant, public company senior executive, and investor for over 15 years. Irfhan has also been an Adjunct Professor at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia where he taught in the areas of finance, public policy, strategy, and leadership. Irfhan is presently Board Chair of two Totem Capital investee companies: Carrot Insights, a mobile health app recognized by Mobile Syrup as Canada’s app of the year in 2017; and The Organic Box, Alberta’s largest organic food hub, offering home delivery as well as click-and-collect grocery services.
David Edmonds is an active member of the A100 and is the Chair of the A100’s Industry Committee, he is also a member of the Limited Partner Advisory Committee (LPAC) of the Accelerate Fund II managed by Yaletown Partners, and an active mentor of emerging entrepreneurs through the A100 and the Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA) and the technology community initiative Rainforest Alberta. He has also been a founding member of six technology companies including Burntsand Inc., which grew to 10 locations across North America at its peak and had over 500 employees with $81M in revenue. During this period, he was involved in acquiring 6 technology companies across North America. Burntsand traded on the TSE and ultimately was acquired by Open Text Corporation. During his career, David has raised over $40M to support the growth of the technology firms he was involved with.
- 3:30-4:00 PM: Arrive, check-in, and mingle
- 4:00-6:00 PM: 10-minute one-on-one meetings
- 6:00 PM: Wrap-up
We have time for 24 Founder Meetings. First-come-first-served. Coffee and tea will be available.