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Financing Your Technology Business

May 23 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

Location: Online.

Are you working on a startup and trying to understand key financial concepts and terms? Need to raise funding or extend your existing financial runway during challenging economic times?

Join us for an interactive webinar where you can get your banking questions answered in a safe and supportive environment.

What you will learn:

  • What are the key concepts I need to understand in commercial finance to better run my small business in the technology sector?
  • What are my options to finance my tech startup?
  • What is venture debt? How can it be structured?
  • Are there government programs and tax credits available for small businesses in the technology sector?
  • Why is cashflow management important to my tech business?

Speaker Bio:

Nishant Raizada is the Director of Technology and Innovation Banking at Desjardins, and is based in Toronto. His role is to lead Desjardins’ tech banking offering in the Ontario market, which includes MRR lines, venture debt, SR&ED financing, and tech-specialized relationship management. He has more than 9 years of commercial lending experience, five of which have been focused directly on the Tech and Software sector. He has a business degree from the University of Western Ontario and has recently completed the CVCA’s Canadian Private Capital Investment School.

Nishant is aware of the rapid changes occurring in the tech world and is particularly familiar with the opportunities and challenges that tech companies face financially. His goal is to support tech clients with banking solutions specific to their needs, regardless of company size or raise cycle.

This webinar is sponsored by Desjardins. Desjardins is committed to providing a comprehensive approach for businesses. We’ll tailor our offer to your financing needs and give you access to specialized services for businesses and institutions. Whatever your plans are, we work with you to establish high-performance strategies that are up to your standards.


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