Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6, Canada

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Tue Jan 29 EST - Wed Jan 30 EST (almost 3 years ago)
Location Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6, Canada
Region Americas

The Cantech Investment Conference opened the floodgates of capital to Canada's innovation companies. The Conference has grown every year since its inception in 2013 and has been host to every major player in Canadian technology and finance.

This is the hallmark event, that attracts the interest of investors, funds and media from both sides of the border to meet with Canadian innovation entrepreneurs.

• Meet and connect with 100+ leading technology companies.
• Pre-schedule private 1-on-1 meetings for attendees to connect with business leaders and influencers.
• 3500+ Attendees and engaged investors
• Over $1 Billion Currently invested in Canadian tech companies by our attendees
• 100+ Leading public and private technology companies and startups

Anyone interested in investing plus fund managers, investment advisors, & accredited investors.


2019 Speakers

Zach Hyman
President and CEO, Eleven Gaming

Bruce Linton
Founder, Chairman and Co-CEO, Co-Chairman, Martello Technologies, Canopy Growth Corporation

Chris Overholt
eSports and Gaming, OverActive Media

John Ruffolo
Chief Executive Officer, OMERS Ventures

Jim Balsillie
Former Chairman and co-CEO of RIM and Chair of the Council of Canadian Innovators, RIM & Council of Canadian Innovators

Dr. Christine Allen
Chief Scientific Officer, Avicanna

Rob Ballard
Pathfinder Asset Management

Jennifer Twiner McCarron
Chief Executive Officer, Thunderbird Entertainment

David Skok
CEO & Editor-in-Chief, The Logic

Stephanie Price
Executive Director, CIBC

Rick Moscone
Partner, Fogler Rubinoff LLP

Chris Parry
Founder, Equity Guru

Kevin Krishnaratne
Equity Analyst, Paradigm Capital

Dani Lipkin
Innovation Sector Head, TMX Group

Pardeep S. Sangha, B.A.Sc., MBA
Senior Technology Analyst, Haywood Securities Inc.

Kenneth Tupper
Director of Implementation & Partnerships, British Columbia Centre on Substance Use

Hamed Shahbazi
Chairman & CEO, Wellness Lifestyles Inc.

Dan Reitzik
CEO, DMG Blockchain Solutions

Nick Waddell
Founding Editor, Cantech Letter

Eden Rahim
Portfolio Manager, Next Edge Capital Corp.

Sean MacGillis
VP Investment Banking, Haywood Securities Inc.

David Elsley
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cardiol Therapeutics

Guy Halford-Thompson
CEO, Pepper

Charlie Watson
CEO, Tiidal Gaming Group Inc.

John Docherty
President & Director, Lexaria Biosciences

Alex Blanchard
Manager Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Lexaria Biosciences

Guy Chamberland
Tetra Bio-Pharma

Eric Brouwer, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, SQI Diagnostics

Doug Janzen
CEO, Aequus Pharmaceticals

Peter Miller
SLANG Worldwide

Genevieve Roch-Decter
Founder, CEO and CFA, Grit Capital

Robert Galarza
CEO, BLOCKStrain Technology Corp.

Andrey Omelchak
President & Chief Investment Officer, LionGuard Capital Management Inc.

José Hidalgo
Cansortium Holdings

Mathew Callaghan

Ben Chiarelli
CEO, Cellibre

Jameson Berkow
Reporter, Energy Policy, International Trade, Cannabis Science, The Globe and Mail

Bill Burnham
Managing Partner, Inductive Capital

Lise Dellazizo
Vice President, Data Strategy at Lift & Co.

Jason Matheson
Investment Banking, Paradigm Capital

Matt Sroka
Vice president, corporate development, Axion Gaming

Shawn Moniz
CEO, Cannvas Medtech Inc

Prad Sekar
Chief Executive Officer, CB2 Insights Inc.

Ronan McGrath
Lead Independant Director

Colin Fisher
Portfolio Manager and President, StableView Asset Management Inc.

Dr. Elliot Goldstein
President and CEO, ProMIS Neurosciences Inc

Sina Habibi
Co-Founder, CEO, Cognetivity Neurosciences

Steve Johnson
CEO, Corus360

Brian Paes-Braga
Director, Fiore Group

Dan Kim
EVP Corporate Development, Baylin Technologies

Dr. Rahul Sarugaser
Equities Analyst - Healthcare/Biotechnology, Paradigm Capital

Michael Freeman
Paradigm Capital

Barry Po
VP AI Solutions, Universal mCloud

Neil McDonnell
Interim CEO, Photon Control

Jay Martin
President & CEO, Cambridge House International Inc.

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

• Haywood
• Victory Square
• Paradigm Capital
• News file
• Virtus Advisory Group
• Fogler Rubinoff

• NextEdge Capital
• Oak Hill Financial
• Thesis Capital Inc.
• Sophic Capital

• 1933 Industries Inc.
• A-Labs
• AcuityAds Holdings Inc.
• AMPD Game Technologies Ltd.
• AnalytixInsight Inc.
• Avicanna
• Axion Games Ltd.
• Beam
• Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc.
• BioProtect Ltd.
• BitBay
• BLOCKStrain Technology Corp.
• BlueRush Inc.
• Braingrid Ltd.
• BTV - Business Television
• Cannara Biotech Inc.
• Cannvas MedTech Inc.
• CB2 Insights
• Cognetivity Neurosciences Ltd.
• CureSound
• DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc.
• Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc.
• Eli Technologies Corp.
• Equity Guru
• Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
• Freckle IoT
• Frontier Merchant Capital Group
• GeniPaper Studios
• Good Life Networks Inc.
• Graph Blockchain Ltd.
• Hemptown Organics Corp.
• Investing News Network
• InvestorIntel Corp.
• Isracann BioSciences
• Kraken Robotics Inc.
• Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
• Lifespot Health Ltd.
• Lift & Co. Corp
• Lomiko Metals Inc.
• Martello Technologies Group Inc.
• MineHub Technologies Inc.
• Mobi
• Mogo Finance Technology Inc.
• Nano One Materials Corp.
• Newsfile
• Oak Hill Advisors
• OneSoft Solutions Inc.
• OrganiGram Holdings Inc.
• Patriot One Technologies Inc.
• Pepper
• Pond Technologies Inc.
• Promethieus Technologies Inc.
• ProMIS Neurosciences Inc.
• PropGO
• Pycap Venture Partners
• Pyfera Growth Capital
• Quantum International Income Corp.
• Siyata Mobile Inc.
• SmallCapPower
• Sonarax
• SQI Diagnostics Inc.
• Stockhouse
• Tap Medical
• Thesis Capital Inc.
• Thunderbird Entertainment
• Tiidal Gaming Group Inc.
• TIMIA Capital Corp.
• TSX Inc.
• VersaPay Corp.
• Victory Square Technologies Inc.
• Virtus Advisory Group Inc.
• VitalHub Corp.
• VLife
• Voti Detection Inc.
• Wedge Networks Inc.
• WELL Health Technologies Corp.
• Xebec Adsorption Inc.
• Xtraction Services
• YDX Innovation Corp.