National Webinar - Canadian venture capital – should that be a part of your investment portfolio?

February 27, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Eastern Time Zone
Area of Interest: Investments Format: Web

Durin this webinar, Christopher Walker, principal at Harbourvest Partners, will explain what Canadian venture capital is, present some history on the asset class, and some compelling information on why it should be a part of your investment portfolio.


What you will learn:
1. What is venture capital?
2. How does it differ from other alternative assets classes?
3. What is some of the history behind it?
4. How would my portfolio benefit from having that in it?

Who should attend
Any trustees, managers, administrators or investment personnel

Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular PricePlan Sponsor Price
Regular membership$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Membership$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Associate$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Student$0.00 CDN -
Non Member$90.00 CDN$65.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy
CE credits are offered in partnership with, The Institute (advocis), Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC

Chris Walker

Chris Walker
Principal
Harbourvest

Christopher Walker joined the Firm in 1998 as an associate in the secondary partnership group. In 1999, he joined the primary partnership group and has focused most of his efforts on US venture capital and buyout investments. Chris also has extensive experience working on the healthcare sector, as well as primary partnerships in Canada. He holds a seat on the ESG Committee and currently serves on the advisory committees for partnerships managed by Caltius Capital Management, Camden Partners, Columbia Capital, Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, Galen Associates, Genesys Ventures, Georgian Partners, Information Venture Partners, Mission Ventures, Sanderling Ventures, Valhalla Partners, Vector Capital, and The Wicks Group.

Previously, Chris served as a pilot in the United States Navy for 11 years, flying the P-3 Orion aircraft, and achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

He received a BS in Finance from Providence College in 1986 and an MS in Finance from the Carroll School of Management Program at Boston College in 1998.