– Vancouver


Date: 04.20.22

Time: 7:15 AM PT

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West

The M&A-Ready Event for Entrepreneurs


In technology, mergers and acquisitions are a regular occurrence and can be a path to growth. Every tech company needs to be “M&A Ready”. Learn from the biggest exit success stories, the multiple exit stories, and connect with the players that made them happen. is the go-to event for technology industry players who want to understand the ins and outs of selling – or buying – technology companies. This event is not just for tech companies looking to exit in the near term – it is about being “M&A ready” from day one. You’ll understand what you need in place to be able to act intelligently to plan for the future, to react to unsolicited in-bound acquisition interest, or to be able to move quickly should consolidation start happening in your industry. is the only conference of its kind in Canada –focused solely on mergers and acquisition strategies for technology companies.

Devon Thompson, Director, RBCx will be speaking on this year’s program on the breakout session Valuation Check-In.

Do you know what your business is worth? This session will explore how to enhance the value of your business from the get-go and what levers you need to “push or pull” in order to optimize the results you are looking for. These experts have acquired and advised acquisitions and will teach you:

– The mechanisms that buyers use to evaluate growth and retention.

– How buyers will predict the future growth of your business and the value of your business.

– Valuation techniques

– What steps you can take to increase your value

– What drives exit value


Ed Bryant, President & CEO, Sampford Advisors Inc.
Catherine Andersz, Advisor & Investor. Co-Founder, Board Director and former CEO of PDFTron Systems Inc.
Cameron Burke, Partner, Technology & Innovation Banking, Fort Capital Partners
Devon Thompson, Director, RBCx