HQP application deadline nears for Banff Venture Forum

Are you interested in entrepreneurship, technology spinoffs and how to raise funds to launch a new venture? CMC is sending 6 HQP to the Banff Venture Forum and Entrepreneur Bootcamp – Oct. 3 to 5, 2012

Travel, Accommodation and Registration fees will be covered for six HQP working on CMC-funded research projects.

Dates: Bootcamp – Oct. 3;  Banff Venture Forum – Oct. 4 & 5, 2012

Location: Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta


Carbon Management Canada is seeking applications from HQP who wish to attend the Banff Venture Forum and Entrepreneur Bootcamp in Banff, Alberta in October.

It’s easy to apply! 

Send in your name, contact information, institution, the name of your supervisor and CMC research project. You’ll also need to include one page on why you think you should attend the Bootcamp and Venture forum. We want to know why you think you’ll benefit from this event.

Send applications to: Naeema Bhyat at naeema.bhyat@cmc-nce.ca.

Application deadline: 5:30 p.m. MST, August 27, 2012


The Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community.

Featuring technology companies across three streams, Information Technology, Energy Technology and Life Sciences Technology, the Banff Venture Forum provides emerging technology companies with unparalleled visibility and an opportunity to present to leading private equity and venture capital investors from across North America.


The one day Boot Camp is designed to provide participants with details on fundraising in western Canada and the US, valuations, deal structures, tips and trends. You also have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and advisors who offer you their support for the duration of the Banff Venture Forum conference. (Please note that this event and conference support is preparatory only – investment interest at this stage and venue is not explicit or implied.)