CIX is an annual curation program and conference which showcases Canada’s most promising early stage and scaling startups. Due to the high concentration of curated startups (over 250) CIX attracts North American VCs, corporates, private equity investors and provides the tools to network, build new relationships and increase deal flow.
In its 15th year, CIX has grown to become an internationally recognized tech investment conference where connections are made and deals get done.
Attendees include new and established tech founders and CEOs, investors (VCs, angel, corporates, debt providers, etc.), advisors (investment banks, financial institutions, exchanges, accounting, law, recruitment, tech service providers), enterprise, government and media.
Why you should attend
Whether you are an entrepreneur, investor or service provider, you can't afford to miss CIX:
- Meet the most active tech investors from across Canada, the US and globally;
- Meet the most promising early and growth stage Canadian tech startups;
- Meet C-level execs from established corporations who are embracing innovation to drive shareholder value;
- Establish new contacts and renew existing relationships;
- Learn about new tech trends and opportunities from industry leaders and incumbents;
- Meet co-investing partners;
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CIX is a valuable business development tool for your company
We pride ourselves on making it easy for participants to make meaningful industry connections. Meet face to face, listen and ask questions in intimate sessions, enjoy breakfast or lunch with executives, or pitch your company. CIX's program elements include:
- Meeting Exchanges - Founders may pre-book one-on-one meetings with investor and corporate hosts. These are valuable connections for the next capital raise or future strategic partners. You may sign up for Meeting Exchanges a month prior to CIX. Investors, corporates and capital providers interested in participating as hosts please contact email@example.com.
- ‘Lunch With’ – Pre-sign up to have lunch with top investors or rock-star entrepreneurs in smaller groups.
- Workshops - Spend some quality time in smaller groups for valuable business tips and interactive discussions with experts on helping your business grow.
- 'Conversations With' - These intimate and interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand investors, corporates and incumbents talking candidly about what they are looking for in new technology and partnerships. Seating is limited to maintain an up-close-and-personal vibe.
- CIX Top 20 Early and CIX Top 10 Growth - Meet the 20 founders/CEOs who have been selected as CIX's Top 20 and CIX's Top 10 companies for 2022.
- CIXchange - CIXchange is CIX's proprietary platform that gives all registered attendees access to other participants and the full program. Customize your own profile, check out speakers, set up meetings in advance and send messages. It's all here to keep you connected at the event - on your laptop, smartphone or tablet.
- Networking - Introduce Yourself! Take advantage of the concentrated gathering of top investors and top startups during the frequent networking events.
Interested to learn more, request a copy of the 2021 CIX Digital Summit Final Report