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Category: Health Innovation Week 2019

Paul Desmarais III eyes healthy returns from startup investment

When it comes to supporting high-growth startups, Paul Desmarais III sees little downside. As executive chairman of Portag3 Ventures, one of Canada’s most successful VCs, chairman and CEO of Sagard Holdings, and a director on the board of top Canadian startups like Wealthsimple and KOHO, he knows first-hand the advantages of investing in early-stage companies. […]

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5 things to discover at Health Innovation Week 2019

The sixth annual Health Innovation Week is coming to Toronto on April 1, and it’s the biggest one yet. This year, attendees will have 30+ events to explore and a range of topics to discover, from the commercialization of cannabis to AI and drug discovery. Below are some of the key things to check out […]

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Here’s how to get the most out of HealthKick Invest 2019

Held as part of Health Innovation Week 2019, HealthKick Invest is the largest early-stage health investment conference in Canada, bringing together hundreds of health startups, investors and executives from across the country for two days of one-on-one meetings, insightful panel discussions, and a pitch competition. Interested in attending this year’s conference? We sat down with […]

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