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Exclusive Screening: Show Her the Money Toronto

Hosted by Nadia Ladak & Khalid Merali
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About the Event

Join us on May 30th in Toronto for an inspiring evening focused on celebrating the power of investing in women entrepreneurs. Come out to Cineplex Yonge & Dundas for an exclusive screening of “Show Her the Money”, a new documentary that follows the fundraising journey of four women founders along with venture partner Pocket Sun of SoGal Ventures. 

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The screening will be followed by a panel with the producers of the movie, investors, and women founders and a post networking reception at the DMZ. This is your chance to connect with the Toronto startup ecosystem while celebrating a powerful message.

Who is this event for?

Entrepreneurs, investors, and members from across the startup ecosystem.

Event Agenda

Please Note: Movie will begin promptly at 5pm. We suggest arriving 15-30 minutes early to check-in and get seated.

  • 4:30 | Arrival and Check-in

  • 5:00 | Movie Screening

  • 6:30 | The State of Fundraising for Women Entrepreneurs Panel

  • 7:00 | DMZ networking reception

The State of Fundraising Fireside Chat

The state of fundraising fireside chat will feature two venture capital investors along with a successful founder. We'll walk through how to approach the fundraising process, tips to close a successful fundraise, and the challenges you may experience as a woman entrepreneur. Our featured speakers include:

Naseem Sayani, Co-Founder and General Partner of Emmeline Ventures, an early stage fund investing in businesses that are helping women manage their health, build their wealth, and live in a cleaner, safer world. Naseem brings over 20 years of experience in venture capital, business building, digital innovation, and digital strategy. She is also part of the Show Her the Money team.

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Inara Lalani, Co-Founder & CEO of FemTherapeutics, a medical device company that is leveraging AI and 3D printing to develop the first category of personalized prosthetics for women's health. FemTherapeutics has gone on to be named as Canada's Top 20 Most Innovative Companies by CIX and Inara has been named Forbes 30 Under 30 and Bay Street Bull's Women of the Year.

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Neha Khera, an early-stage investor for over a decade, having led investments in over 60 companies, including Applyboard, Mejuri, Benchsci and Fightcamp. Most recently Neha was General Partner at 2048 Ventures, a NY-based early stage fund. Prior to that, Neha was co-founder and General Partner of 500 Startups Canada.

Learn more about Neha

Post Networking Reception

Please note: the first 150 sign-ups will be invited to the DMZ for the networking reception with investors and ecosystem partners. The reception will include bites & drinks. You will receive an email confirmation if you've secured your spot to this portion of the event.

The DMZ is located at 10 Dundas St E 6th Floor, Toronto, ON M5B 2G9.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

This event is presented in partnership with:

Event Sponsor: Women's Enterprise Organizations of Canada 

Ecosystem Sponsors:

Community Partners:

Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP
10 Dundas St E #402, Toronto, ON M5B 2G9, Canada
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