Venue
Fairmont Banff Springs
Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1J4, Canada

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Event Date Thu Oct 3 EDT - Fri Oct 4 EDT (about 2 years ago)
Location Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1J4, Canada
Region Americas
Details

Thank you to each of our partners, presenting companies, investors, speakers and general delegates – the 2018 Banff Venture Forum was a great success. BVF was pleased to host 300 attendees including 95 investing delegates with over 50 investment firms represented, and over 35 high growth technology companies, we look forward to watching these companies excel!

Speakers

2019 Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Ravi Belani
Managing Director, Alchemist Accelerator

Sean Sheppard
Founder, Entrepreneur, VC, Growth

Benjamin Jordan
Professional Athlete, Aerial Adventure Travel Photographer & Filmmaker

SPEAKERS & ATTENDING INVESTORS:

Chris Simair
Co-Founder, Skip the Dishes

Andrew Chau
Co-Founder, Neo

Andrea Drager
Principal, Azure Capital Partners

Scott Gravelle
CEO, Attabotics

Maria Pacella
Senior VP, Private Equity & Portfolio Manager, Pender

Patrick Lor
Managing Partner, Panache Ventures

Andrea Course
Venture Principal, Shell

Mark Blackwell
Partner, Builders

Joseph Regan
Managing Partner – Industrial Innovation Venture Fund, BDC

James Lochrie
CPO, Wave

Bryan de Lottinville
Founder & CEO, Benevity

Dave Kroetsch
Founder & CTO, Aeryon

Joshua Posamentier
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Congruent Ventures

Ravi Belani
Managing Director, Alchemist Accelerator

Sean Sheppard
Founder, Entrepreneur, VC, Growth

Benjamin Jordan
Professional Athlete, Aerial Adventure Travel Photographer & Filmmaker

Minh Le
Market Manager, Silicon Valley Bank

John Markell
Managing Partner, Armentum Partners

Meredith Powell
Venture Partner, Voyager Capital

Jana Hanova
Director, Evok Innovations

Andrew Goldner
Co-Founder, Growth

Scott Mikalachki
Innovation Discovery Leader, 3M

Ryosuke Okamara
Mistubishi Corporation

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

FOUNDATION PARTNERS:
• Western Economic Diversification Canada

CONTRIBUTION PARTNER:
• Alberta Enterprise

GOLD SPONSORS:
• BDC
• Bennett Jones
• Natural Products Canada

SILVER SPONSOR:
• RSM

BRONZE SPONSORS:
• 3M
• Telus Ventures
• Silicon Valley

PROGRAM PARTNERS:
• Calgary Economic Development
• OKR Financial

IN-KIND SPONSORS:
• Bennett Jones
• Bootkit
• CVCA
• NACO Canada
• Pitch Book
• Preqin
• StartUp Canada
• St. Arnaud Pinsent Steman
• Tessellate Inc.
• Tropheus Ventures
• Williwglen Systems
• Wiivv

ADVENTURE PARTNERS:
• CMH
• Aggressor River Cruises
• Aggressor Fleet
• Aggressor Safari Lodge

COMMUNICATIONS PARTNERS:
• A100
• Accel-rx
• Angel Forum
• BCTech Association
• Bio Alberta
• BIOTECanada
• Boast.AI
• Calgary Economic Development
• CDRD
• Co-Labs
• Communitech
• Connection Silicon Valley
• CWTA Acts
• Cybera
• Digital Alberta
• DigiBC
• District Innovation Ventures | IBM Space
• DMZ
• Front Fundr
• Futurpreneur Canada
• Globe Series
• Genome Alberta
• HighLine
• Innovate Canmore
• MaRS
• NACO Canada
• New Ventures BC
• Next Canada
• NREL
• Platform Calgary
• StartUp Edmonton
• The Next 36
• TSGI Corporation
• Vantec Angel Network
• VCAA
• W21C
• Wavefront