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TechTO Exclusive: Scaling a Toronto startup with Silicon Valley venture capital

February 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


About TechTO Exclusive

TechTO presents this exclusive fireside chat with a Toronto startup CEO and partners from their Silicon Valley investors to explore the finer points of fundraising, scaling, managing a board, accessing Silicon Valley venture capital, and more. This is a must attend for Toronto area technology leaders and investors.

Joining us for this fireside chat is Opencare’s CEO Nikolai Bratkovski, and partners from his two major investors – Kimmy Scott from 8VC and John Frankel from ff VC.

Get this ticket free when you become a TechToronto Member! Existing members also receive a 50% discount. To learn more about all the benefits of membership and join, visit membership.techtoronto.org to learn more.

About Opencare

Opencare is building the largest network of dentists that deliver enjoyable care. Headquartered in Toronto, they’ve raised $32 million to date, and employ over 40 people.

Every year, they deliver over $165 million in patient value. Patients love them so much they give them a net promoter score higher than their iPhone and Netflix.

About 8VC

8VC aims to transform the technology infrastructure behind many industries, and is based in San Francisco, California. Their team of 58 employees have made a total of 102 investments, most notable include Guardant Health, Progressly, and RiskMatch.

In a wave of creative destruction, they believe emerging platforms will replace the decades old technology infrastructure behind many industries, promoting greater innovation and global prosperity.

About ff VC

ff Venture Capital is a technology venture capital firm that invests in cybersecurity, AI, machine learning, drones, & cloud software. Since 2008, ffVC has invested in over 90 companies and has helped to create companies with aggregate market value exceeding $4 billion. Notable investments include Parse.ly, Indiegogo, Plated, 500px, and more.

Headquartered in New York City and employing close to 200 people, ff Venture Capital was founded by John Frankel and Alex Katz in 2008, who are general partners at the firm.

This Exclusive event features:

  • Nikolai Bratkovski , CEO & Co-Founder at Opencare.com
  • Kimmy Scotti , Partner at 8VC & CEO/Founder at Monthly Gift
  • John Frankel, Founding Partner at ff Venture Capital
  • Moderated by: Alex Norman, Founder of TechToronto

The Crowd:

Toronto’s smart, fun, creative tech community

The Speakers:

Seasoned founders and VC’s from Silicon Valley and New York.

The Format:

Networking > Community open mic > Fireside chat > Mingling & drinks


February 7, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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