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Is Your Company Investable? Investor Readiness Info Session with a VC

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about what makes a company investable from a VC perspective and our upcoming Investor Readiness program launching October 8!

Join us for a 1-hour session to learn what makes a company investable from a VC perspective. We’ll dive into how key components are analyzed by investors – along with introducing our new Investor Readiness program helping high potential tech startups looking to raise a seed round!


11AM – Andrew Oppala, managing partner of Preference Capital, will walkthrough:

  • Top considerations in what makes a company investable from a VC perspective
  • How your startup industry, stage, current traction, projected growth rate, and narrative are analyzed by investors

11:20AM – Investor Readiness Program Overview

  • Overview of modules and key sessions
  • 3-tiered hands on model with expert presenters, 1:1 sessions with advisors, and student teams to help execute on project deliverables
  • Graduation requirements and VC introductions

11:40AM – Q&A

Learn more about the Investor Readiness program here. Deadline to apply is October 8th, 2021 11:59PM EST.

About the Speaker

Andrew Opala is the co-founder and managing partner of Preference Capital with over 20 years of experience in technology and funding. He has been a successful founder of several technology startups in Ontario and has invested at the Angel level in syndicates in US and Canada. He brings expertise in corporate development, founding team coaching, and product development.

About Preference Capital

Preference Capital was set up to fill the gap in funding between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo, and to take advantage of the large and consistent deal flow coming through their network operating in Peel, Halton, Wellington and throughout all of Ontario and Canada.

About Altitude Accelerator (Powered by RIC Centre)

Altitude Accelerator (Powered by RIC Centre) is a not-for-profit innovation hub and business incubator for Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon, and other communities in Southern Ontario. Our focus is to be a dynamic catalyst for tech companies.

Our team consists of more than 100 expert advisors, industry, academic, government partners. The team helps companies in Advanced Manufacturing, Internet of Things, Hardware & Software, Cleantech and Life Sciences to commercialize their products and scale to new heights.

Altitude Accelerator Blog

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Check out our blog to stay updated on the latest news from us, our startups, and our community!

Startup Toolkit- Self Guided Courses

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Ideal: All entrepreneurs

Online courses to fit your needs so you can grow your company—fast. Self guided courses on Pitching to Investors, Introduction to Investment Readiness, Entrepreneurship 101, Introduction to Market Sizing, Introduction to Valuation, and B2B Sales for Founders.

MVP to Market

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Ideal: Entrepreneurs working on business model development and marketing strategy.

Applications for our MVP to Market fall cohort are now open. This 3 month program will is a mix of webinars, expert-led workshops, self-directed business activities, and peer networking to help you reach your next milestone.