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Peggy is the Managing Partner of Roar Ventures, an early-stage VC fund focusing on data/AI startups targeting the financial services industry.

Prior to starting Roar Ventures, Peggy was Senior Advisor at Portag3 Ventures, VP Innovation at CIBC, launched a couple of Fintech ventures, invested in the space, consulted for large and small financial institutions, and worked at CGI and BMO on their strategic technology investments.

A Finance professional by trade, Peggy started working in technology 15 years ago.

A board member of Invest in Canada, Zoom.ai, FrontFundr, and Hackergal she is also involved in the community via United Way, the Wild Animal Sanctuary and Ladybird Animal Sanctuary.

Agenda

  • 6:00 pm: Doors Open
  • 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat
  • 8:00 pm: Mix ‘n Mingle

Speaker
Peggy Van de Plassche – Roar Ventures (Managing Partner)
Peggy is the Managing Partner of Roar Ventures, an early-stage VC fund focusing on data/AI startups targeting the financial services industry. Prior to starting Roar Ventures, Peggy was Senior Advisor at Portag3 Ventures, VP Innovation at CIBC, launched a couple of Fintech ventures…

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.

Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem (http://www.oracle.com/startup/scaleup.html)
In the global marketplace, one size does not fit all. That is especially true for today’s vibrant, diverse and competitive startup ecosystem. Oracle is reimagining enterprise and startup relationships through true partnerships that foster collaboration and codevelopment while inspiring global innovation. Oracle’s mission is to build a thriving global startup community to drive the digital economy based on collaborative partnerships that enable next-generation growth, business development, and drive cloud-based innovation for startups throughout all stages of growth. The Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem works with startups at various stages from founders in university-affiliated incubators to early stage to scaleups.

Intuit Developer (https://developer.intuit.com/)
Intuit counts on innovative developers to help us improve the lives of millions of small business owners worldwide. Intuit Developer's goal is to be the global, trusted platform of choice for all developers building and solving for the needs of small businesses and accountants.

Brinc (https://www.brinc.io/contest)
Brinc is an ultra hands-on hardware accelerator, manufacturing studio, and distribution company that supports physical entrepreneurship. They offer comprehensive programs tailored for IoT, connected hardware, drones, and robotics startups looking for speed, access, and the know-how to build successful companies.

Local 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.

Partner
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.

THIS IS A PAID EVENT – PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW
https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-toronto-presents-fireside-chat-with-roar-ventures-managing-partner-peggy-van-de-plassche

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