Foresight 50 Showcase and Celebration

  • Date: November 8, 2023 - November 9, 2023
  • Cost: $50.00
  • Venue: The Ampersand - 112 4 Ave SW, Calgary AB
  • Organizer: Foresight
Foresight 50 Showcase and Celebration

Recognizing Canada's 50 Most Investible Cleantech Ventures at the Forefront of Global Climate Action

November 8-9, 2023. Calgary, Alberta

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Now in its third year, the Foresight 50 program has recognized a variety of amazing cleantech ventures.

Impact Stats
$ 600 M
Raised in Capital in 2021
$ 275 M+
Raised in Capital in 2022
900 +
Media Hits in 2022
Companies Supported


A Two-Day Event to Connect, Invest, and Celebrate the Most Investible Cleantech Ventures in Canada

Foresight 50 Celebration

Event open to the public

Date: November 8, 2023

Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm MT

Location: The Ampersand in Calgary, Alberta

We’ll announce our 2023 Foresight 50 - the most investible cleantech ventures from across Canada who are leading the charge to net zero.

Each Foresight 50 Honouree will have one minute to pitch their game-changing climate solution to the audience, followed by a networking reception where attendees will have a chance to connect directly with these leading innovators.

Emcee: Zack Storms, Startup TNT

Investor Forum

Event exclusive for investors

Date: November 9, 2023

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm MT

Location: The Ampersand in Calgary, Alberta

Cleantech investors from across the country and internationally will gather for an informative and engaging conference in the morning, followed by curated 1:1 matchmaking sessions in the afternoon with this year’s Foresight 50 Honourees.

AGENDA: 9 am to 9:10 am: Opening Remarks

9:10 am to 9:40 am: Panel: Canadian Cleantech Investment Outlook

9:40 am to 10:10 am: Climate Capitalism

10:25 am to 10:45 am: Fireside Chat: Betting Big on Climate Solutions 

10:45 am to 10:55 am: In Conversation with Summit Nanotech: Outstanding Alumni

10:55 am to 11:20 am: Unlearning Session: Climate Finance and Right Relations

11:30 am to 12:00 pm: Panel: Exporting Canadian Cleantech - insight for investors

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Matchmaking 


More speakers and event agenda to be confirmed soon

Tom RandArcTern Ventures
Tom Rand
ArcTern Ventures Keynote Speaker
Jeanette JacksonForesight Canada
Jeanette Jackson
Foresight Canada
Aaron FykeThin Line Capital
Aaron Fyke
Thin Line Capital
AJ BirdOne Tribe Indigenous Carbon
AJ Bird
One Tribe Indigenous Carbon
Nicole HarbauerTrade Commissioner Service
Nicole Harbauer
Trade Commissioner Service
Bryan DuarteBlackTech Capital
Bryan Duarte
BlackTech Capital
Patrycja DrainvilleScotiabank
Patrycja Drainville
Zack StormsStartup TNT
Zack Storms
Startup TNT
Jennifer SchulmanDeloitte ESG
Jennifer Schulman
Deloitte ESG
Jody AndersonFirst Nations FinanceAuthority
Jody Anderson
First Nations FinanceAuthority
Timothy BaileyGowling WLG
Timothy Bailey
Gowling WLG
Drew MoxonSummit Nanotech
Drew Moxon
Summit Nanotech
Jigar ShahU.S. Department of Energy
Jigar Shah
U.S. Department of Energy
Keith GillardUpperStage.Capital
Keith Gillard
Arleigh VasconcellosThe Agency
Arleigh Vasconcellos
The Agency
Claudio RojasNACO
Claudio Rojas
Jeffrey ColesGowling WLG
Jeffrey Coles
Gowling WLG
Lesley MacKinnonForesight Canada
Lesley MacKinnon
Foresight Canada
David YiptongForesight Canada
David Yiptong
Foresight Canada
Stephen WilsonForesight Canada
Stephen Wilson
Foresight Canada

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Can't join us in person? Register for the live stream of the Foresight 50 Showcase

Where to Stay?

Book your room at a preferred rate using our discount codes.

The Westin Calgary View in map

320 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2S6, Canada

Reserve your room here or call Marriott Reservations at 1 (888) 627-8417.

Special rate valid until October 31, 2023.

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Sandman Calgary Downtown View in map

888 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3J3, Canada

Reserve your room here. Code: 2307FORESI

Special rate valid until November 7, 2023.

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors

Foresight 50 2023 is powered by Gowling WLG with support from Alberta Ecotrust Foundation, BackStretch Recruitment GroupCopointEasly, the National Angel Capital Organization, the Pathways Alliance, and Startup TNTForesight would also like to thank the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP), for providing funding support for its Cleantech Ventures program, part of which makes this initiative possible.

Partner Purposefully and Help Accelerate Cleantech in Canada with the Foresight 50

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