Learn The Best Practices to Commercialize Deep Tech in Canada: With BDC Deep Tech Fund
Tuesday February 8th 2022 12:00-1:30 pm EST
Just like the advent of the silicon chip in 1961, the world is on the precipice of major breakthroughs in disruptive technologies from Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Technologies, to Opto-Electronics and Advanced Materials. As countries across the world are investing in the next wave of startups, it is critical for Canada to catch and ride this wave to ensure the creation and growth of the next generation of Deep Tech companies.
On February 8th, we will look at some best practices to commercialize Deep Tech in Canada. From developing early commercial Deep Tech products, to protecting your intellectual property, to positioning your company for venture capital success, experienced leaders Todd Finch, Dan Adamson, and Lally Rementilla will share what works and what doesn’t.
Get to know the Panelists
Founder & CEO of The Xchange company
Todd Finch is the Founder & CEO of The Xchange Company and a technology entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience building, coaching and investing in high growth technology businesses that drive transformational market opportunities.
Co-Founder of Armillia.AI
Dan Adamson is the Co-Founder of Armilla.AI. An expert on vertical search and cognitive computing with more than 15 years in the industry, he holds several search algorithm and cognitive computing patents, in addition to being a recipient of numerous academic awards.
Managing Partner, Intellectual Property-Backed Financing at BDC Capital
Lally Rementilla oversees and provides strategic guidance to a national team at BDC that helps IP-rich companies become global leaders by accelerating their growth and commercialization of innovations. She has decades of experience as a financial executive in the tech sector.
Partner, BDC Deep Tech Fund
Thomas Park leads BDC Capital’s Deep Tech Venture Fund as Partner. Previously, he served as VP, Operations and Strategy, at BDC. He has worked at the UN, the OSCE and the International Criminal Court, and holds degrees from McGill, Harvard, and Dartmouth College.
CEO of Research Money Inc.
Jeffrey Crelinsten is CEO of Research Money Inc. and publisher of Research Money, specializing in science, technology and innovation policy. He has been studying challenges facing tech entrepreneurs and the innovation ecosystems that try to support them for over 25 years.