Fierce. Fearless. Focused.
Get ready for frank discussions inspired by the “F” words that impact entrepreneurs the most, from fighting burnout and finding fellowship, to financing, fundraising and pivoting fast. Register for The “F” Factor and hear from founders prepared to be vulnerable and to share experiences and lessons learned. This event will include stories of epic failures and rebounds, redefining the future, and charting winding paths to success in unprecedented times.
The “F” Factor is all about founders helping founders.
If you’re aspiring, pivoting or scaling, this is the place to be on March 6, 2023. Join us at Bayview Yards or catch all the action virtually via our Hopin Event Platform. No matter where you are, this event is not to be missed!
8:30 AM – Morning onsite networking session
Folks with in-person tickets are welcome to join fellow attendees, speakers, allies and women leaders at Bayview Yards for our morning networking session.
9:00 AM – Welcome from Co-MCs and Land Acknowledgment
9:10 AM – Opening Presentation: Our Journey – Progress and outcomes achieved to date against the Women Founders and Owners Business Strategy established by Invest Ottawa:
- Michael Tremblay, President and CEO, Invest Ottawa
- Jennifer Francis, Chair of the Capital Angel Network, Investor, Co-Founder of SheBoot, and Director of the Board, Invest Ottawa
- Julia Elvidge, Director of the Capital Angel Network, Investor, Advisor, and Co-Founder of SheBoot
9:40 PM – A Panel Discussion
How to Scale Sustainably for Longterm Success
10:40 AM – Networking Break
11:00 AM – Keynote Talk with Joanna Griffiths, Founder & CEO, Knix
The Knix Way: Building a Brand with Purpose
Since launching Knix in 2013, Joanna Griffiths has built it into one of the fastest-growing intimate apparel brands worldwide. In 2022, she successfully negotiated a $410-million acquisition of her company to global health and hygiene brand Essity — the largest publicly disclosed private sale of a direct-to-consumer company helmed by a female founder in Canada. Griffiths walks audiences through lessons learned from building one of the digital era’s most successful and prolific mission-driven brands.
NOON – Concluding Remarks and Networking
Year after year, this event promises to be one that can’t be missed. So register now to reserve Your Free Ticket Today!
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