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Wednesday, October 4 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Opportunities & Challenges for Seattle Investors North of the Border

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Entrepreneur-friendly, diverse, highly skilled, and in need of capital: the Canadian startup ecosystem offers plenty of opportunities for US angel and VC investors., but challenges and market differences remain. Topics will include tax and legal implications, market trends, term sheets, syndication, and how best to connect with opportunities in these booming markets. 

 

Speakers
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Troy DeFrank

BC Trade & Invest
Troy is an international trade and investment professional with over 10 years of experience generating new business for clients and driving corporate investment in new markets. He has supported cross-border trade, investment, and partnerships in the technology sector for the Province... Read More →
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Randall Jones

Partner, Dorsey Whitney
Partner at Dorsey has over 25 years of experience counseling emerging, private, closely-held, and public companies in a wide range of general corporate and complex transactional matters. He currently serves as the head of Dorsey’s Seattle and Anchorage Corporate departments and... Read More →
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Minh Le

Market Manger, Silicon Valley Bank
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Randall Lucas

Partner, Voyager Capital
Randall has been an entrepreneur and investor since 2001, primarily in the areas of analytics software and financial technology. He focuses on new investments in Washington and British Columbia, and is an observer on the boards of Zipwhip, TurboPatent, and Kaggle, and a director of... Read More →
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Mike Macaulay

Partner, Lawson Lundell LLP
Michael is a Partner at Lawson Lundell LLP practising in the area of technology law. He has extensive experience working with entrepreneurs, emerging companies and venture capital funds in the technology, digital media, clean technology and life sciences sectors, including on matters... Read More →