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MaRS HealthKick Invest 2020

Connecting health leaders and influencers with the Canadian and global investment community

DATE
Wednesday, April 1
LOCATION
MaRS Discovery District
TICKET
Startup, Investor/Corporate or HealthKick


MaRS HealthKick Invest is the largest early-stage health investment event in Canada

MaRS HealthKick Invest is a special event that connects innovators and investors. Leaders in therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device, digital health and consumer health spaces have the chance to meet with global venture capital funds, family offices, angel investors and other capital partners interested in investing in the future of health.

Plus, there are panel talks by leading health investors and executives, one-on-one meetings between companies and investors, as well as the HealthKick pitch competition.

MaRS HealthKick Invest takes place at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto.

Who you'll meet at HealthKick Invest

Investors

Conference attendees will mingle and connect with global venture capital funds, family offices, angel investors and other capital partners through a series of investment panels, networking events, one-on-one meetings and pitch competitions.

Startups

Startups and their employees are on the front lines of health innovation. Hear from the brilliant minds behind the latest technologies and trends through one-on-one meetings, live panels and more.

Thought leaders

Meet the researchers, academics and decision-makers who are advancing health technology and leading the way towards a better healthcare system.

The ecosystem

HealthKick Invest isn’t just for ventures and investors. It’s also for executives, government entities, successfully funded ventures, and anyone else interested in the future of health investing and innovation.

Partial list of confirmed investors

Selected speakers

Agenda

Track 1: Health Investing Panels

7:00 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m.: HealthKick Invest Pitch Competition
10:00 a.m.: Early-Stage Digital Health Investing
11:00 a.m.: Early-Stage Medical Device Investing
12:00 p.m.: Early-Stage Therapeutics Investing
1:00 p.m.: Lunch and HealthKick Invest Pitch Competition
2:45 p.m.: AI and Big Data Investing
3:45 p.m.: CVCs Investing in Health
4:45 p.m.: Angels and Family Offices Investing in Health
5:30 p.m.: Announcement of HealthKick Pitch Winners and Cocktail Reception

Track 2: Starting, Pivoting and the Journey to Liquidity

7:00 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m.: HealthKick Invest Pitch Competition
10:00 a.m.: Company Formation by Scientific Founders
11:00 a.m.: Raise Like a Boss
12:00 p.m.: Prepare for the Pivot
1:00 p.m.: Lunch and HealthKick Invest Pitch Competition
2:45 p.m.: Learning from a Collapse
3:45 p.m.: A View to the Exit
4:45 p.m.: Advice from Serial Entrepreneurs
5:30 p.m.: Announcement of HealthKick Pitch Winners and Cocktail Reception

1:1 meetings throughout the day through our online partnering platform (launching mid-March).

More details and speakers to be announced soon. Agenda subject to change.

Pitch Competition

As part of HealthKick Invest 2021, we intend to launch a pitch competition featuring high-potential health ventures.

 

Questions about HealthKick Invest? Contact marshealthkickinvest@marsdd.com.

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