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Eva is a well respected entrepreneur-turned-investor in Canada. Before starting Two Small Fish Ventures, she was Wattpad’s Head of Community and Content. She helped nurture and scale the Wattpad community from its infancy to become one of the largest online communities with tens of millions of monthly users around the world. With a sharp focus on investing companies with strong network effect as their defensibility, Eva has created the “ASSET” framework that many entrepreneurs and accelerators have adopted in their developing business strategies. Eva is regarded as an expert in this area.

Prior to Wattpad, she was Director of Product Development of Brightspark Labs, a Toronto based accelerator. During her tenure at Brightspark Labs she mentored and helped many tech startups in Toronto.

Eva currently serves as an Associate in Creative Destruction Lab at the Rotman School of Management. She is also involved in many Canadian incubators and accelerators, such as University of Toronto’s Entrepreneurship Hatchery, Ryerson’s DMZ, University of Waterloo’s Velocity, and Techstars. She also serves on the board of Branksome Hall and a number of startup companies.</p>Eva has a bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto and an MBA from Schulich School of Business. Her husband constantly teases her that the two degrees offset each other.

Agenda

  • 6:00 PM: Mix ‘n Mingle | Open Bar
  • 7:00 PM: Fireside Chat
  • 8:00 PM: More Minging

Speaker
Eva Lau – Two Small Fish Ventures (Managing Director and Co-founder)
Eva has extensive knowledge and experience in building Internet products and online communities. Before starting Two Small Fish Ventures, she was Wattpad’s Head of Community and Content. She helped nurture and scale the Wattpad community from its infancy to become one of the largest online communities with tens of millions of monthly users around the world. Prior to Wattpad, she was Director of Product Development of Brightspark Labs, a Toronto based accelerator.

Host
Sharn Kandola – Startup Grind Toronto – Director (MODERATOR)
Sharn Kandola is a Technology Leader with 20 years of data analysis expertise. She is currently the COO for CTO Boost and has a handful of startups under her belt. Sharn is the Director of Startup Grind Toronto, a Global organization with over 1M members and she also writes about Technology and Startups for Fortune.

Global Partner
Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com)
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

Sponsors
Aird & Berlis LLP (http://www.airdberlis.com)
Aird & Berlis LLP, a firm of 140 lawyers and rated the #1 Ontario regional law firm by Canadian Lawyer magazine, has worked with thousands of businesses, ranging from start-ups to major multinationals. It offers flat fee packages for startup companies.

Partners
Soho Innovation Labs (https://sohoinnovation.com/)

CTO Boost (http://www.ctoboost.com)
CTO Boost stimulates North America’s greatest companies and industry leaders, helping them outshine the rest with innovation that makes sense. With unparalleled experience, our team has come together because in the pit of our stomachs we know that there is something better. Whether as a Fractional CTO, part time, or other capacity – you decide. CTO Boost: For our Clients. For their Customers. For industry.

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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