Are you working on a startup and trying to understand key financial concepts and terms? Do you need advice on how to raise funding or extend your existing financial runway during challenging economic times?

Join U of T Entrepreneurship for an interactive, in-person session where you can get your banking questions answered in a safe and supportive environment. The session will be led by Nishant Raizada, Director of Technology and Innovation Banking at Desjardins, and topics covered will include:

  • Commercial finance main concepts (loans, lines of credit, asset-based lending, cash advance, invoice financing, etc.)
  • Options to finance your startup (bootstrapping, grants, venture debt, angel investment, VC )
  • What is venture debt and how can it be structured?
  • Government programs and tax credits for founders
  • Importance of cashflow management

Q&A: We welcome you to submit questions in advance when you register.

Food and refreshments will be provided.