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Toronto Entrepreneurs And Startup Network

Welcome to Toronto Entrepreneurs And Startup Network (TESN)!
Whether you are just starting out in the world of business or are working on business number one-hundred, the Toronto Entrepreneurs And Startup Network's goal is to help you meet potential business partners, investors, and most importantly more clients.

You are here because you know this is the best time to start your own business and you are right! Established in 2015, today Toronto Entrepreneurs And Startup Network is the fastest growing organization serving the entrepreneur/startup community of the greater toronto area.

Toronto Entrepreneurs And Startup Network members include but are not limited to: startups entrepreneurs, small business owners, angel and accredited investors, venture capital managers, crowdfunding experts, and people looking to enjoy the many benefits of being their own boss!

We invite you to learn more about Toronto Entrepreneurs And Startup Network , by joining us at our next networking, pitching or raising money through (joint ventures, syndications, crowdfunding) event.

Guests are always welcome and RSVP'ing is highly encouraged

Upcoming events (5)

Exclusive Virtual Business & Startup Networking- Do 1 on 1 chat with Attendees

MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION. https://bit.ly/2MQycgr Don't miss out on this opportunity to make meaningful connections with other entrepreneurs, professionals, and leaders, all from the comfort of your own home or office. Do 1 on 1 chat with All Attendees Share Your Experiences Ask Questions Exchange Career Tips Build your Professional Network All Online From Any Device - Computer, Laptop, Tablet Or Phone. From Your Home Or Office We use an online, cloud-based platform to make it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in from your home, office, smartphone or tablet, you’ll participate in 1 - on - 1 chats with other attendees in smaller chat rooms. Make sure your video and voice is enabled. Once you register, you’ll receive a link with login instructions MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION. https://bit.ly/2MQycgr Important COVID-19 Related Topics To Be Discussed 1) Career Related How to Look For Job During COVID-19. Best Online Interviewing Tips 2) Start-Up Related Do & Don’t Startup Pitch What Are VCs Looking for In Startup 3) Business Related How To Manage Your Business During COVID-19 We’re passionate about creating meaningful connections to help you be successful in your business. That’s why we’re keeping this event intimate with attendance being capped at 20 people. Given the nature of the event, we guarantee 1-on-1 with at least 10 networkers. You’ll also have two seasoned facilitators to guide your conversations and help you get the most out of this event. Event Details: Date: Monday, July 20, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION. https://bit.ly/2MQycgr Limited Tickets Don't wait, register now to attend!

Meet Venture Capitalists & Angel Investor - Virtual Ted Talk & Networking

MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE TO GET ZOOM CALL LINK.BELOW IN DESCRIPTION https://bit.ly/3fP4Ew5 Meet Venture Capitalists & Angel Investor - Virtual Ted Talk & Networking About this Event ****VIRTUAL EVENT***** Toronto Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition & DownToDash MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK. https://bit.ly/3fP4Ew5 Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST) We have some amazing speakers that will be sharing tactics and strategies for startups and raising money. 6:30 - 6:45 pm EST - Intro and Virtual Networking 6:45 - 7:45 pm EST - Panel discussion and Q&A 7:45 - 8:00 pm EST - Networking MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK. https://bit.ly/3fP4Ew5 Agenda: Introduction Raising Venture Capital Funding and Panel Discussions What do VCs want in the founder? What is the best way to get in touch with Angel Investors or VCS? What are the biggest mistakes founders make when pitching VCS? Advice on how founders should calculate and justify their valuation at an early stage. Q&A with audience Panelists: 1. McKeever E. Conwell, II - Manager, Seed Portfolio Development TEDCO Mac’s primary role at TEDCO is to find, help make investment decisions on, and help build Maryland-based startups. Mac works closely with many TEDCO portfolio companies to help them secure customers, partnerships, and funding. Mac also conducts extensive outreach to all of the tech communities and ecosystems in Maryland and does a lot of work supporting founders who consider themselves to be economically or socially disadvantaged. In 2017 In October 2009, he co-founded his first tech startup, Given.to, which completed two accelerators, Accelerate Baltimore and NewMe Accelerator. Mac was later named entrepreneur-in-residence at NewMe. Mac and his team sold the technology in 2014. His next venture, RedBerry, was accepted into the Dreamit Ventures Accelerator in Philadelphia. Mac has been a guest on Huffington Post Live several times and his companies have been featured in many media outlets such as USA Today, Washington Post, BET, CNN Headline News, and Black Enterprise. He attended Morgan State University, majoring in Computer Science. Sarah - Principal at City Light Capital Sarah is a Principal at City Light Capital, a VC firm that invests early in impactful companies with a focus on education, safety and care, and the environment. Sarah runs City Light's "City Spark" fund, a seed-stage vehicle investing in 25+ companies per year with mission-driven founders. She also leads the fund's impact measurement and management efforts. She is passionate about supporting companies that show demonstrated impact through their core products or services. Sarah previously worked with impact investors in Mexico City (IGNIA and Adobe Capital), and with Endeavor, an organization supporting entrepreneurs in developing markets. Sarah has an MBA from The Wharton School and a MA in International Studies from The Lauder Institute with a concentration in Spanish and Latin America. She also holds a BA from Trinity College, where she majored in Spanish and International Relations. Zac Stern - Associate at Rosecliff Ventures Zac is an Associate on Rosecliff’s investment team. Prior to joining Rosecliff, Zac held positions in investment banking and fixed income risk management at AIG and Stifel Financial Corp. He studied finance and business management at NYU’s Stern School of Business. Zac is from Bergen County, NJ and in his free time he enjoys hiking, cooking pizza, and traveling. MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK. https://bit.ly/3fP4Ew5 Hosted By - New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition. Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/2zTBNHB Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hS0R36 Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ All Online From Any Device - Computer, Laptop, Tablet Or Phone. From Your Home Or Office Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK. https://bit.ly/3fP4Ew5

Toronto's Biggest Professional Networking Mixer -Entrepreneur Tech & GameChanger

Midtown Gastro Hub (Formerly Fox & Fiddle)

***EVENTBRITE RSVP MUST TO ATTEND*** https://bit.ly/2VwMrMY MAKE SURE TO RSVP ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND Highlights From Previous Events - Media Link Below https://youtu.be/9epSNzTL2tc ***EVENTBRITE RSVP MUST TO ATTEND*** https://bit.ly/2VwMrMY This is the largest networking event for Entrepreneurs , Startups and Business Professionals. Calling All: Tech Startups! Entrepreneurs ! Artists ! Professionals ! Free-lancers, Thinkers, Game-Changers, and Heroes! Are you looking for co-founders, partners, coaches or core team members for your start-up? Please join us for an evening of creativity, inspiration and passionate conversations. Hosted By - TORONTO Entrepreneurs & Startup Network (TESN) Facebook - facebook.com/groups/TESNetwork/ Instagram - https://bit.ly/2PDP37f Please use @TechWebTalks to share your comments/pics for this event. Ambiance: - Name Tags will be provided to everyone who attends.We request you put your name and industry on your name tag. - Make sure you bring enough business cards. - The dress code is Business Casual. Timings: - Event is from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.***Arriving on time recommended. Admission: ***EVENTBRITE RSVP MUST TO ATTEND*** https://bit.ly/2VwMrMY Support The Space: Since the venue is lets us use the space for the event, please support them buy ordering (one mandatory) beverages and food. ***As alcoholic drinks are served at this venue, all attendees must be 21+.*** Venue Sponsor: Midtown GastroHub For Business Queries: [masked] www.professionalunite.com All Future Events - http://bit.ly/2hdLvXU Hosted By - TORONTO Entrepreneurs & Startup Network (TESN) Facebook - facebook.com/groups/TESNetwork/ Instagram - https://bit.ly/2PDP37f

Shared Perspective of a VC & Serial Entrepreneur on Changing Startup Landscape

Eric Ries has rightly said, " Every Startup has the chance to change the world, by not only bringing new product but a new institution into existence". RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND https://bit.ly/2Zegh9j Many founders struggle to figure it out. Now it has become even more challenging for innovation to sustain. Many Entrepreneurs are struggling to stay afloat, and trying to find an optimum way in terms of: - Innovative ideas for Fund Raising that Work for Any Organization - Smart Tips for Successful Startup Business Management - Secrets to Creating Credible Future Projections RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND https://bit.ly/2Zegh9j In this session, our esteemed panelists will talk about: *As a VC, what are the most important things you look in a startup or a pitch deck? * Why “one size fits all” hacks do not work now a days? * How Covid has changed VC Landscape? * How should you be running your own growth & marketing efforts? * What kind of investments & startups are VCs looking to invest? * What marketing channel(s) can help find our dream customers? * As VCs have not been very actively investing in the past six months, do you see them becoming more aggressive or conservative in approach? * Creating result driven International focused operations Its One stop for all your Entrepreneur Queries!!! Meet our Panelists: Nuno Goncalves Pedro LinkedIn - https://bit.ly/2YEeNGh T or π-Shaped "Athlete". Strategist, dealmaker and creator of playbooks (prefer calling them "operating models", ie, full-stack organization, culture, processes). Co-Founder Tech Deciphered (decipheredshow.com). Founder bit.ly/3badkvb movement. Speaker, Advisor and Board member. Former McKinsey Technology, Digital, Media and Telecom Senior Leadership, Stanford GSB with Computer Engineering background. Growth strategist and operator: extensive experience in strategy and getting things done in the form of deals, playbooks, processes and products. Guest Lecturer at Stanford GSB and UC Berkeley Haas on product management, marketing and analytics. 20+ year track record in digital strategy, digital transformation; business development/strategic partnerships; corporate development - M&A and investments; product strategy, planning and product management; corporate and competitive strategy; and general management/business building of organizations and business units. Operating experience leading teams of 200+ people, as well as small SWAT/entrepreneurial teams of 2+ people. Thrive in creating and enhancing high performance teams both as a leader and as a manager. Simone Tarantino- The Serial Entrepreneur LinkedIn -www.linkedin.com/in/simonetarantino/ Innovative and results-driven international operations and marketing executive with success in identifying opportunities and conceiving powerful solutions to business challenges for startups and large corporations across multiple disciplines. Proven track record of achieving and exceeding established standards of performance with results focused on bottom line. Enacts collaborative communication and interpersonal skills to relate to all levels of employees and build consensus. Analytical leader who manages cross-functional teams with vision, strategy, and execution that uncovers opportunities and drives business goals. Mentor and advisor to several startups and mid-sized companies. . RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND https://bit.ly/2Zegh9j Hosted By - Toronto Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition. Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/2zTBNHB Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hS0R36 Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ All Online From Any Device - Computer, Laptop, Tablet Or Phone. From Your Home Or Office Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND https://bit.ly/2Zegh9j

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