About the Event:
Atlantic Canada, so often ignored in national economic analysis, recorded the biggest growth capital funding round in Canadian history in 2019 when Verafin raised $515 million in equity and debt. Introhive place no.10 in the Deloitte Fast50, the first Atlantic Canadian company to crack the top 10. Sequence Bio and CoLab Software became the first Atlantic Canadian companies accepted into the Y Combinator accelerator in Silicon Valley. Tune in and learn more as Peter breaks down trends in his latest startup data presentation. Download your full copy of the Entrevestor 2019 Data Report here.
About Peter Moreira:
Peter Moreira has spent more than 40 years in journalism in Asia, Europe and North America. His postings include London Bureau Chief for The Deal, European banking correspondent for Bloomberg, banking reporter for the South China Morning Post, and a stint at the Canadian Press’s parliamentary bureau in Ottawa. His writing has appeared in USA Today, the Columbia Journalism Review (online), the Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, National Post, and the Independent on Sunday (London). He is the author of Hemingway on the China Front (Potomac, 2006) Backwater: Nova Scotia’s Economic Decline (Nimbus 2009), and The Jew Who Defeated Hitler (Prometheus, 2014). His crime fiction series, set in San Francisco in the 1960s, includes The Haight and A Hitman on Haight Street. Peter is a graduate of the Canadian Securities Course.
Entrevestor was founded in 2011 by Nova Scotia-based writers Peter and Carol Moreira as a portal to unite and inform the startup community in Atlantic Canada. It posts daily news on Atlantic Canadian startups on its website, www.entrevestor.com.
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