TSX Ignite 2016 Live Event Series Wraps up in Vancouver on November 15

November 14, 2016

November 14, 2016 (VANCOUVER) – Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange wrap up this year's TSX Ignite live event series in Vancouver tomorrow, November 15.

Founded in 2014 in collaboration with Canadian incubators and accelerators, this innovative program is designed to help support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. TSX Ignite provides companies with insights from Canada's business leaders on how to build and grow great companies.

The events bring together leading business executives and advisors from across the country to share experiences and best practices with entrepreneurs from all sectors. Topics will include keys to raising capital, how to deliver a great pitch, understanding unique funding options, and stories of growth and transition.

Live Event

WHERE: Segal Building (SFU)
500 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT
AGENDA: Welcome & Introduction
Delivering Great Pitches (panel)
Transitioning from a Start-Up to a "Legit" Company (panel)
Preparing to Raise Money (panel)
Funding Options that You're Probably Ignoring (panel)
Closing Keynote: Fireside Chat
FEATURED SPEAKERS: Dax Dasilva, Founder & CEO, Lightspeed
Hamed Shahbazi, Founder & CEO, TIO Networks
Ray Walia, Co-founder & CEO, Launch Academy

For a full list of all speakers, please visit www.tsxignite.com/vancouver  

In 2015, TSX and TSXV welcomed 194 new issuers and total equity capital raised was $57.7 billion.

For more details about TSX Ignite, visit www.tsxignite.com. Members of the media should RSVP directly to catherine.kee@tmx.com.


About TMX Group (TSX: X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.


For more information please contact:

Catherine Kee
Manager, Corporate Communications
TMX Group