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Venture Day Toronto

Mark your calendar and plan to join IE Business School (IE) for IE Venture Day Toronto on November 30th, 2016.

Participating start-ups will present their business elevator pitch in front of a jury comprised of a unique mix of industry experts, venture capitalists, business angels and investors.

Over the past four years, IE Venture Day start-ups that pitched their business raised over €15M + in investments!

Register to Attend!

About Venture Days

International Venture Days showcase and celebrate the best of IE Business School’s entrepreneurial spirit. They are host to international startup competitions where the best startups and investors connect and share experiences. Every Venture Day event is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise funds from local investors and for investors to get access to quality deal flow leading to the continued development and empowerment of  local and international startup ecosystems.
Since 2013, more than 15 million Euros have been raised in Venture Days.  Hosted twice  annually in Madrid and  in 35 other cities worldwide over the last 2 years, a total of $100,000 in prizes have been awarded.

From Sao Paolo to Shanghai, Venture Days have been bringing together quality deal flow, innovative companies and the IE Alumni network of over 50,000 students and entrepreneurs and investors from the local ecosystems.

Recent participating Venture Day companies have included: Microsoft, Santander, Pearson, Ooredoo, Silatech, DBS Bank, Facebook, Google, Wayra, Beta-I, Endeavor Miami and Colombia Startup.


Competition Rules


Selection Process & Dates

Send your questions about the competition to Gema Molero: and fill the information required in the following link with an Executive Summary by the end of the day on Sunday, November 20, 2016.

November 24th, 2016: Announcement of start-ups selected to pitch at the event.

November 28th or 29th: Pitch Practice Session for Finalists- to be confirmed

November 30th, 2016: Finalists Pitch at IE Venture Day Toronto 


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CFO & Senior VP of Operations

Espresso Capital Ltd.
Chief Operating Officer & CFO

Futurpreneur Canada


Professor of Entrepreneurship
IE Business School

Director International Business Development- North America
IE Business School

Director- Canada
IE Business School
Attendee Registration
14:00 - 14:30
Welcome to IE’s Toronto Venture Day!
14:30 - 14:45
Keynote Speaker: Marcos Eguillor. Entrepreneurship Professor, IE Business School
14:45 - 15:15
Marcos Eguillor. Professor of Entrepreneurship. IE Business School.
Keynote Speaker: Michael Katchen. Founder, Wealthsimple
15:15 - 15:45
Michael Katchen. Founder. Wealthsimple.
Keynote Speaker: Paul Marshall. CFO & Senior VP of Operations, Influitive
15:45 - 16:15
Paul Marshall. CFO & Senior VP of Operations. Influitive.
Coffee Break and Networking
16:15 - 16:35
Coffee Chat: Supporting your Scale Up
16:35 - 17:20

Coffee Chat as Facilitator:

Marcos Eguillor 


Enio Lazzer, Chief Operating Officer & CFO 

Dominik Loncar. Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Futurpreneur Canada

Enio Lazzer. Espresso Capital Ltd.. Chief Operating Officer & CFO.
Marcos Eguillor. Professor of Entrepreneurship. IE Business School.
Dominik Loncar. Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Futurpreneur Canada.
Venture Day Finalist Pitch
17:20 - 18:20

 5 mins pitch & 3 mins for questions 

Public Vote and Judges Deliberation
18:20 - 18:35

Sponsor & Prize Presentation 

Prizes & Awards
18:35 - 18:50

Members of jury

Executive Director
York Angel Investors

Managing Partner
Extreme Venture Partners

Entrepreneurship Professor,
IE Business School


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