April 21st, 2017
Lauren Linton, Advisor, Events and Partnerships
Lauren Linton is a marketing and communications consultant with expertise in association management and in the Canadian innovation arena. From 2001-2014, Lauren was the Director of Marketing for the CVCA- Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, setting the strategic direction and developing the majority of the revenue programs for the association.
Prior to 2001 Lauren held senior marketing positions in the travel industry and from 2003 to date has chaired various cancer fundraising events. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and Finance from the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University.
“In an ever-changing world, business ideas and innovations frequently outweigh capital availability and crowdfunding provides the capital as well as a “straight-to-consumer” gateway. Crowdfunding is here to stay and Canada should be playing a significant role in this exciting and innovative new global phenomena. Just imagine the possibilities when you harness THE POWER of MANY,” said Lauren Linton