Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Eastern Time (US & Canada)
COVID 19 - Accelerating the move to "e-investor relations" In a world where digital revolutions have transformed commerce, investor relations were just a matter of time, according to Toronto-based start-up, 6ix.
What is the impact of COVID-19 in the new market for e-investor relations? Are we set to see retail investors empowered in a digital marketplace? Will we see greater financing for junior companies in particular?
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Garreth BloorPresident of the Canada-Africa Chamber of BusinessGarreth is President of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business. Garreth is a co-founder and former MD of Glenheim Venture Capital and has previously served in executive government as an elected official in Cape Town; heading economic development and securing a seat in Parliament. He has been a member of the board of the University of Cape Town and its University Research Committee.
His firm, Glenheim Venture Capital, was named one of the top 25 Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by FastCompany SA and was profiled in an inaugural report of 15 success stories, by the Southern Africa Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA).
Bianca PisciolaCOO and Co-Founder of 6ixBianca Pisciola is the founding COO of 6ix. She oversees the sales team, and she has had a direct role in the generation millions of dollars in revenue and in investment capital for clients. Bianca sits on the board of One Silver Lining, a Canadian non-profit organization supporting youth through conferences, benefit concerts, TEDx talks, and scholarships.
Bianca sits on the board of One Silver Lining, a Canadian non-profit organization supporting youth through conferences, benefit concert, TEDx talks, and scholarships.
Millie BojicInternational Tax Manager and Lawyer at DeloitteInternational tax lawyer in Canada providing international tax law services focused on Canadian cross-border tax structuring for domestic and international public and private clients. Annual attendee at OECD Forum in Paris 2019. Frequent traveller to US, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Frequent presenter on OECD BEPS initiatives and instruments, including the Multi-lateral Instrument ("MLI"). Women in Mining Toronto member.
Background in tax planning at a Bay Street law firm in Toronto, Canada; international tax - transfer pricing and tax structuring at a 'big-four' accounting firm in Vancouver and Toronto, Canada; tax litigation; commercial law; and engineering management business administration in the oil&gas and mining industry for 5+ years.
Sebastian 'Koby' Spio-GarbrahFounder and CEO, DaMinaSebastian has since 2010 served as the Global Managing Director & Chief Frontier Markets Analyst at DaMina Advisors. Sebastian has counseled dozens of large global multinationals and asset managers in deploying over $30bn of foreign direct investment into Africa. Sebastian has also advised former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Commission on Africa, as well as other major OECD governments on Africa.
A prolific writer and an ambidextrous thinker, Sebastian has published extensively on global frontier markets and has been quoted widely.
Previously, Sebastian led the US debt capital markets surveillance unit at Thomson Reuters in New York where he provided capital markets advice on high yield fixed income instruments in excess of $10billon. Sebastian also helped to establish the Middle East & Africa practice at leading global political risk consultancy firm, Eurasia Group in New York, London and Tokyo. He concurrently served as the Africa sovereign risk analyst for a novel global risk index developed by Eurasia Group with Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, and subsequently with Citigroup.
Sebastian has been recognized as one of the world’s leading frontier markets risk analysts and was voted among the ‘Top 30 under 30 Analysts’ by New York’s Institutional Investor Magazine in 2006.
Sebastian is currently the Chairman of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, Canada’s largest Africa-focused trade association. He recently retired as Vice Chair of the $35+ million Christian Children’s Fund of Canada where he had served a full term on the board. Sebastian was formerly a director of Jewish Heart for Africa (Innovation Africa), New York & Tel Aviv.
Sebastian holds a B.A (double major) in Economics and Political Science from Middlebury College, Vermont, USA and a Juris Doctor of Laws (J.D) from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. Sebastian is a past Fellow of the Washington DC Center for the Study of the Presidency.
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