Ottawa: October 6, 2004



About: Ottawa 2004

Springboard Enterprises and CATAAlliance co-hosted the second Growth Capital Workshop in Canada. The one-day workshop provided information on the various types of equity capital and successful strategies employed to use equity to start or expand a growth business. The workshop also featured keynotes and case studies from successful women entrepreneurs, as well as panels on positioning for growth and attracting the right investment sources. At the end of the day, four women entrepreneurs presented their two-minute ‘elevator’ pitch to a panel of investors.



Springboard Enterprises


Business Development Canada
Gowling Lafleur Henderson
Marsh Canada
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Deloitte & Touche
Export Development Canada
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

Supporting Organizations:

The Canadian Association of Women Executives & Entrepreneurs (CAWEE)
Ottawa Capital Network
Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI)
Organization of Women in International Trade Toronto
Toronto Venture Group
Wired Woman Toronto
Women Presidents’ Organization
The Women’s Entrepreneurial Networking System