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Financial Literacy

3/4/2013 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

10:00am Registration Opens


Introduction and Welcome

Rick Spence, Entrepreneur Columnist at the National Post (Moderator)


Welcoming Remarks Academic Partner

Sophia Leong, Executive Director of the Telfer Executive MBA Program


Opening Remarks

Maxime Bernier, Minister of State for Small Business


Keynote Address – Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap

Jeff Cates, CEO of Intuit Canada


Panel Debate

Jeff Cates, CEO of Intuit Canada

Gary Rabbior, President of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

Lance Laking, Investment Director at the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund.

Julia Deans, CEO of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation


Startup Pitches & Award

Five startup entrepreneurs pitch startup technologies as THE solution to “Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap” in a 5 minute Pitch.

GoVenture World (Sydney, NS)

Fundica (Montreal, QC)

StartupPlays (Ottawa, ON)

Legacy Tracker (Toronto, ON)

StratPad (Victoria, BC)


Closing Words

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