TVG Upcoming Events Schedule
Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
7:30am - 9:30am
TVG is proud to present: G. Scott Paterson, Chairman & CEO of JumpTV Inc.
Topic: "Capital Sourcing is Fundamental to your Master Business Strategy...focusing on the capital markets as a management skill and not as a necessary evil."
Scott Paterson is no stranger to either side of the desk when it comes to accessing capital to grow a business. Recently profiled as one of 19 people from around the world (and the only Canadian) in "Who's Next in 2007" by Newsweek Magazine, this St. ctharines, Ontario native has come to be known as one of Canada's premier venture capitalists.
As an entrepreneur in the investment banking arena, Paterson built Yorkton Securities into Canada's #1 knowledge industries investment bank raising billions of dollars for hundreds of earlier stage growth companies. Under his leadership, Yorkton's technology-based revenue grew from #3.7 million when he arrived in 1995 to revenue of $244 million in 2001.
As an entrepreneur in the technology start-up arena, Paterson invested in JumpTV when it was a concept and it was valued at $1 million in 2002, he took control as CEO in May 2005 and he has built the company into the world's leading internet ethnic television broadcaster with 254 channel partnerships from 70 countiries, subscribers in 90 countries and a current market value of over $300 million.
Scott Paterson is a leader known as "the most prolific technology underwriter for the latter half of the 90's".
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