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Communitech Virtual: Navigating COVID-19 Government Support Programs

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm









Communitech® is here to help guide you through these unprecedented times. On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Communitech invites you to participate in a virtual webinar.

Communitech Virtual: Navigating COVID-19 Government Support Programs
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 1 – 2 p.m. | Zoom

Not sure how to sort through all of the funding offerings announced as a result of COVID-19 by agencies such as EDC, BDC or Innovation Canada? We know that there’s a lot of information to unpack and that you all have questions. To help, Communitech is hosting Navigating COVID-19 Government Support Programs.

Throughout this virtual session, representatives from EDC, BDC, Innovation Canada and Communitech Outposts will be on-hand to share a short overview of services available to help businesses through the current situation and answer any questions that you may have.

Jean-Philippe Pépin, Vice President & National Lead, Technology Industry, BDC
Jean-Philippe oversees BDC’s national strategy for the technology sector. He leads a team of 40 industry specialists focused on connecting Canadian tech entrepreneurs with funding and resources to scale their businesses.

Joey Barnes, Strategic Alliances Director, Export Development Canada
Joey manages relationships with partner organizations in the technology sector with the goal of helping Canadian companies grow and succeed with EDC’s Market Knowledge, Financing and Risk Management solutions.

Rawl Banton, Senior Innovation Advisor, Innovator’s Experience Branch
Rawl works with Canadian growth-oriented businesses to achieve their ambitions and help strengthen the economy.

Azhar Janjua, Head of Communitech Outposts

Thanks to our partners:

For more information, please contact Michelle Engelhardt.


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As we adapt to a new normal, please be advised that our Communitech virtual sessions will be recorded and shared with session participants and Communitech members and may be used on our Communitech website and social platforms. By attending this session, you consent to be recorded and your comments may be used at the discretion of Communitech.