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   Thanks for Joining us at #BVF2016!

Thank you to each of our sponsors, presenting companies, investors, speakers and general delegates - the 19th annual Banff Venture Forum was a tremendous success! We look forward to seeing you again next year on September 21 & 22, 2017 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, for the 20th anniversary of the Banff Venture Forum.

The Banff Venture Forum was pleased to host such promising IT, Sustainable Tech, and Heath Technology companies. We look forward to watching these companies excel and wish them all the best!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Best Presenting Company Awards!

Start-up Spotlight:


Information Technology:



Sustainable Technology:


Health Technology:


Navigating Change: The New Reality For Tech Companies

Banff Venture Forum, Canada's premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community.

Since its inception in 1997, Banff Venture Forum has realised an order of magnitude scale of growth in all respects, with last year's Forum hosting in excess of 40 venture capital firms, 50+ presenting companies and 350 delegates.

Featuring technology companies across three streams, Information Technology, Sustainable Technology, and Health Technology, the Banff Venture Forum provides emerging technology companies with unparalleled visibility and an opportunity to present to leading private equity and venture capital investors from across North America. 

Whether you are looking for the next lucrative investment or aiming to secure financing, Banff Venture Forum is an event not to be missed.

Banff Venture Forum 2016 Quick Guide

Event Program
Speakers and Attending Investors
Start-up Spotlight Presenting Companies
Information Technology Presenting Companies
Sustainable Technology Presenting Companies
Health Technology Presenting Companies
Entrepreneur Bootcamp

BVF 2016 Investor Profiles



“BVF brings together the right investors, in the right location, to have focused conversations around advancing the entire renewables industry,” said Cool Planet representative Wes Bolsen. “More than a billion dollars of capital is represented at the forum, and the setup provides significant time for one-on-one conversations with these investors”

Wes Bolsen 
Strategic Partnerships
CoolPlanet Energy Systems


"The Banff Venture Forum is a great hub of several dynamic networks - connecting with high caliber entrepreneurs and investors has already led to a number of opportunities for investment and partnership in Western Canada and beyond."

Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill
Founder CEO 


"The Banff Venture Forum delivered a valuable opportunity to connect with professionals in the investment community, and in a very enjoyable setting. Orpyx was thrilled to have been awarded “Best Presenting Company” in the IT stream of companies. This exposure considerably enhanced our corporate visibility by enabling us a speaking opportunity in front of an audience of angels and various funds exploring new potential investments."

Breanne Everett
Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. 


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February 8 & 9, 2017
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Vancouver, Canada

March 1 & 2, 2017
The Westin Calgary
Calgary, Canada

  September 21 & 22, 2017
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff, Canada