Banff Venture Forum

The New Technology Economy Happens in Banff

Thank You For Joining Us at #BVF2019! 

Thanks to our sponsors, partners, presenting companies, investors, speakers and attending delegates, the 2019 Banff Venture Forum was a great success! The BVF was pleased to host over 250 attendees including 50+ investment funds as well as 40 high growth technology companies and we look forward to seeing these companies excel!

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 Best Presenting Company Awards!

Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest high-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 realized 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 the Information Technology and Sustainable Technology sectors, 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.

Why Participate?

  • Gain direct access to high caliber entrepreneurs and investors in the VC and PE community.
  • Establish your position as a key player in North America’s investment community by actively participating in the conference.
  • Enhance your organization’s profile to a key audience of emerging and established companies.
  • Showcase your innovation ideas, products, and technologies to investors, corporate strategics, and prospective partners.
  • Gain information on deal flow and syndication opportunities.
  • Expand your network through direct, personal contact with influencers, decision makers, and innovators.


“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


“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, CEO


2020 Presenting Company Applications Coming Soon!

Showcase your high growth company in front of an audience of investors and major industry influencers.

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