Tue February 26
03:20 pm - 4:20 pm

Female entrepreneurs and innovators have long been under-represented in the cleantech industry, with only 5% of Canadian cleantech companies having a sole founder or CEO. The gap is even starker with regards to cleantech investment dollars, with women receiving only 2% of funding.

Despite this, investors are beginning to wake up to this untapped potential. Female participation is increasing in STEM subjects, and the alternative perspectives brought to the table by female founders mean that women in cleantech have a bright future.

Join us to discover how Canada’s most prominent female VC partners are shifting the mindset of a traditional industry, and their predictions for the most promising technology start-ups in 2019.

Panelists: Andrée-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner, Cycle Capital Management | Susan Rohac, Vice President, Cleantech Practice, BDC | Solenne Brouard Gaillot, CEO and Founder, Polystyvert
Moderator: Paul Austin, Partner, Fort Capital Partners


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