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17 minutes | Dec 21, 2020
E11: Kim Yeung discusses her role as Principal, Strategic Investments and Women in Tech Venture Fund at BDC Capital, What the Women in Tech Venture Fund is on a high level & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Kim Yeung and Douglas Owusu discuss the BDC Capital Women in Technology Venture Fund.
25 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
E10: Amelie Foz-Couture discusses her role as Vice President Innovation at Diagram Ventures, de-risking early stage ideas & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Amelie Foz-Couture and Douglas Owusu discuss: From 0 to 1: discovering and de-risking early stage venture ideas.
31 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
E09: Kim Furlong discusses her role as CEO at CVCA, the types of organizations that make up the CVCA membership base & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Kim Furlong and Douglas Owusu discuss observations of Covid-19, Black Lives Matter movement, & Women In Tech initiative on GP activity and LP expectations. As well as performance of matching investment programs.
35 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
E08: Stephanie Choo discusses her role as Partner, Head of Investments at Portag3 Ventures, observations into FinTech sentiment pre-Covid vs post-Covid & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Stephanie Choo and Douglas Owusu discuss maneuvering FinTech given the economic landscape.
31 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
E07: Ela Borenstein discusses her role as Program Director, Market Development Team at BDC Capital, characteristics of high performing individuals & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Ela Borenstein and Douglas Owusu discuss Leadership, through and post a covid impacted landscape.
35 minutes | Sep 9, 2020
E06: Alex Norman discusses his roles as Partner: N49P, Co-Founder: TechTO, and Canadian Partner: AngelList, fundamentals for thinking through customer base & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Alex Norman and Douglas Owusu discuss how to 1) maintain and grow customer base and 2) raise capital given the economic environment from the pre-seed perspective.
35 minutes | Aug 27, 2020
E05: Rich Osborn discusses his role as President of Telus Ventures, the corporate venture capital structure spectrum & more!
In this episode of the Beehive Capital Podcast, Rich and Douglas discuss a behind the scenes look and perspective of corporate venture capital.
26 minutes | Aug 13, 2020
E04: Isaac Olowolafe discusses Dream Maker Ventures, the importance of environment, the Black Innovation Fellowship & more!
Time Stamps - We discussed:Role as General Partner of Dream Maker Ventures 1:11Dream Maker Inc 2:09What sparked Isaac to get involved in real estate 3:00What sparked Isaac to transition into technology 4:31Role that environment plays in personal and professional development 6:51Observed barriers in the tech and venture capital ecosystem for underrepresented and radicalized community members 9:53Keys to inclusion and diversity 11:07Ripple effects of the Black Innovation Fellowship 12:50Increase in black businesses 12:58Increase in mentors within the black community 13:13Increase in internship opportunities 14:00Increase In job creation 14:41Increase in capital inflow within the black community 14:59What the Black Innovation Fellowship and how it got started 16:09How the Dream Maker Ventures Diversity Fund extends the benefits of the Black Innovation Fellowship 18:36 Vision going forward for the:Black Innovation Fellowship 20:45Canadian Technology Sector 22:26Members of underrepresented and racialized community members 23:39Mentions -DMZShopify, BIF Founding PartnerBank of Montreal, BIF Founding PartnerCanadian Women’s Foundation, BIF Founding PartnerHarley Finkelstein, COO Shopify, BIF program donorMichael Hyatt, Co-Founder of Bluecat, BIF program donorSocial HandlesIsaac LinkedInDream Maker Ventures TwitterWebsitesDream Maker Ventures
36 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
E03: Laila Paszti discusses her role as Of Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright, deal structure considerations at the various financing stages & more!
37 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
E02: Eugene Bomba discusses his unique role as Partner, Technology Sector at PWC, experiences leading up to that point, how leadership teams can maneuver the current economic landscape & more!
Time Stamps● Details on the Medical Telecom, Healthscreen Solutions merger 4:12● Healthscreen Solutions source of acquisition interest 7:16● Main challenges experience as a first time CFO of a public company 8:25● Core priorities in scaling headcount from 20 to 150 employees 10:29● Core priorities in scaling revenue from $2M to a $20M run rate 15:02● Observations in the core differences in thought processes, abilities, and skill sets of a founder at $20M ARR vs $500K ARR 19:35● Eugene's core thought processes, abilities, or skill sets that proved most valuable in maneuvering the healthtech space 24:24● Layering education into the sales cycle in terms of projections of revenues 27:13● Contributing factors that enabled team to have relationships with gate keepers, enabling sales 28:13● Eugene explains how founders can best think through maneuvering the current landscape 32:23Mentions● Mike Monteith https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-monteith-47a57b18/Social Handles● Linkedin: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/eugenebomba● Twitter: @EugeneBombaWebsites● https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/contacts/e/eugene-bomba.html
37 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
E01: Brice Scheschuk discusses Globalive Capital & Wind Mobile, the Flywheel, the 3-Order framework to maneuvering the current landscape & more!
Time Stamps● What is Globalive Capital? 1:20● The story behind Wind Mobile 3:07● Activities from founding to exit of wind mobile 5:37● Accelerators and involvement 6:56● Flywheel concept 10:43● Flywheel Concept applied to Amazon 11:57● Flywheel concept applied to Innovation Companies 13:20● Flywheel concept applied to mentorship 15:25● The 3 Order Framework for maneuvering the current economic landscape 16:18○ 1st Order: Survivability○ 2nd Order: Near Term Operational Thinking○ 3rd Order: Mid Term Strategic Thinking● Suggestions on communicating with financing partners in meeting runway needs 22:28● Considerations in thinking through winding down 26:53● Outlook for the Canadian landscape going forward 30:18Mentions● Steve Case, Founder of AOL● Next Canada, https://www.nex`tcanada.com/● Founder Institute, https://fi.co/● Ryerson DMZ, https://dmz.ryerson.ca/● Techstars, https://www.techstars.com/accelerators/● Invest Ottawa, https://www.investottawa.ca/● MarsDD, https://www.marsdd.com/● Jim Collins, Business Principles thought leader. Author of Good to Great. hereQuotes● “It is the responsibility of successful entrepreneurs and business people to give mentorship and coaching to the next generation of entrepreneurs to help them move faster, quicker, make fewer mistakes, scale more effectively” - Steve Case, Founder of AOL● “For the first time in years, we hear the venture capital industry talk about efficiency vs growth” - Brice ScheschukResourcesCompilation of COVID Crisis Notes, here - Brice ScheschukSocial Handles● Linkedin: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/brice-scheschuk-cpa-ca-095721a● Twitter: @scheschukWebsites● Globalive Capital, https://www.globalive.com/
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