Schedule of Events

  • 9:30am - 10:00am
    Check In & Networking
    Doors open! Coffee, tea, and hand-held breakfast served.
  • 10:00am - 10:30am
    Funding Fireside Chat 1: Venture Capital and Angel Funding
    Join moderator, Emily Conroy, Chief Program & Client Experience Officer at WomenVenture, along with speakers Darla Kashian, Senior Vice-President and Financial Advisor at RBC Wealth Management, and Erin Wall, Partner & Chief Revenue Officer at Lunr, and Morgan Kennedy, Chief Marketing and Growth Officer at Atomic Data as they as they navigate growth, and demystify equity with funding from venture capital and angel investors. 

    Break: 10:30am - 10:40am
  • 10:40am - 11:10am
    Funding Fireside Chat 2: Loans and Grants
    Facilitated by LeeAnn Rasachak, CEO of WomenVenture - featuring insights on securing loans and grants from Melissa Johnston, Co-founder of EntreBank, and Hailey Margetta, Marketing Development Director at Bell Bank, digging into the details of loans, grants, and the approval process. 

    Break: 11:10am - 11:20am
  • 11:20am - 1:00pm
    Resource Connections
    Resource connections and networking with subject matter experts.
End of Morning Track
  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Check In & Networking
    Afternoon track check in begins, lunch & refreshments served.
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Entrepreneur Fireside Chat 1: Scaling Strategies
    Moderated by Jasmine Russell, Co-founder and CEO of Monicat Data, hear scaling strategies from business builders D’Angelos Svenkeson, Co-Founder and CEO of NEOO Parnters, and Elizabeth Hickey Orme, Founder & CEO at Creatively Focused.

    Break: 2:30pm - 2:40pm
  • 2:40pm - 3:10pm
    Entrepreneur Fireside Chat 2: Preparing for Exit
    Learn how to build a business plan that includes an exit strategy. Moderated by Bethany Iverson, Co-founder and Partner of The Coven, get the scoop on entrepreneurial transitions with Janice Fraser, Senior Advisor at Janice Fraser Consulting, and Shawntera Hardy, Founder and CEO of Amethyst Advisory Group.

    Break: 3:10pm - 3:20pm
  • 3:20pm - 5:00pm
    Resource Connections
    Resource connections and networking with subject matter experts.
Summit Concludes