A panel of experienced and diverse fund managers will address key issues in early stage investing, including but not limited to: State of the VC market: Is seed stage underserved in Canada? Why or why not? • What’s the difference between pre-seed and seed stage? • What trends or observations are you seeing in seed stage investing in Canada? (specific technologies, sectors, general transactional trends (i.e. round size, valuations) • Is there a valuation gap at seed stage between Canada, US? • How would macro economics conditions, especially a future down cycle, influence your seed stage investment activities? • Investment parameters: What do you look for in seed stage investments?