Financing Your Small & Medium-Sized Business
May 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Join APL, BDC, and Meridian in an interactive session as we discuss options to finance your small-medium business. Each organization will discuss their SMB lending methodology. As a group we would cover finance options including Asset backed, Equity, Line of Credit, and Invoice financing. Find financing opportunities for your business.
Our speakers will include:
Ian Duffy Founder & CEO of Accelerated Payments: Ian is the Chairman of 5 high growth companies in Tech and Fintech sector. He has been involved in numerous successful exits and he has been involved in companies that have raised in excess of CAD$ 150m in equity funding. Accelerated Payments is a disruptive Fintech company which has a unique and scalable platform with a fundamental shift and approach to providing working capital funding to the SMB sector
Tonia Sawchuk Senior Small Business Advisor at Meridian Credit Union: Tonia has been with Meridian for over 15 years, with the past three years spent in small business. She combines knowledge of the small business environment, analytical skills and passion for what she does when recommending financial solutions, building long-term relationships and managing Member portfolios. For Tonia, understanding her Members’ stories helps to shape the service she provides and the plans she devises to get them to their goals.
Chris Jankus Business Development Manager at Business Development Bank of Canada: Chris was born and raised in Hamilton. He did his undergraduate and earned his MBA from McMaster University. Chris has been born I into a family of entrepreneurs. He has been with BDC for 5 years and in banking for the past 12 years, working with several different tech companies during this time.