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Ep. 10 | Cleantech Forward with Jeanette Jackson, Roch Ripley, and Paul Austin

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April 20, 2022

Many investors want to see a plan to expand into international markets from Canadian companies. This week on Cleantech Forward, Roch Ripley and Paul Austin join the podcast to discuss those expectations, what entrepreneurs need to know before going global, and the various supports available to Canadian innovators.

If you want to know how to grow from national to international, you won’t want to miss this episode of Cleantech Forward.

Paul Austin is a partner at Fort Capital, a Canadian independent investment banking advisory firm. At Fort Capital, Paul provides advisory services to entrepreneurs on raising private equity from institutional, corporate and family office venture capital, and government agencies. He specializes in climate technology commercialization, government funding, and strategic investor capital raising.

Roch Ripley is a partner at Gowling WLG. He is the head of the Vancouver Intellectual Property Department, and a lawyer and patent agent. He has extensive experience providing strategic IP advice to Canadian SME cleantech ventures as they grow and scale their businesses, both domestically and internationally.

The Cleantech Forward podcast is supported by Gowling WLG.