Mina Haghighi

Mina Haghighi

Futurpreneur Canada

Mina joined Futurpreneur Canada in May 2013 as a Client Relationship Manager. As a client relationship manager her main responsibilities included, reviewing credit reports, business plan assessment and coaching, as well as financial projections analysis. She had the opportunity to help more than 100 startups receive a small business loan and be matched with a business mentor. These entrepreneurs proceeded to start their venture across BC and Saskatchewan. As of January 2016, Mina transitioned to Business Development role, focused on community outreach and raising awareness about Futurpreneur Canada programs. Connect in Business LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/minahaghighi Email: mhaghighi@futurpreneur.ca

Panel - Pursuing Rainbows & Unicorns: Alternative Solutions for Working Capital

Looking for a pot of money at the end of your rainbow? Pursuing a Unicorn*? We're skipping the lengthy panel description to SHOW YOU THE MONEY!  These community-centric leaders are in the business of 'business growth'; and have created alternative solutions for small and home office companies to access working capital. By the end of this panel session you will: 

  • Be presented with ideas on unconventional ways for you to raise money
  • Learn what these investors are looking for and how they can help you accelerate innovation & growth
  • Gain clarity on whether your business qualifies to raise money from organizations you may not have thought about
*In the venture capital industry, a unicorn refers to any tech startup company that reaches a $1 billion dollar market value as determined by private or public investment. Mina is a panelist