Candice Faktor

Managing Partner

Candice Faktor is Managing Partner of Faktory Ventures, an early-stage fund investing in exponential technologies and network effects. Candice is on the board of Coveo, a leading Canadian enterprise AI company.

Previously, Candice was the GM at Wattpad, where she helped scale the company to 60MM+ users, and a co-creator of Torstar Digital, where she invested in, incubated and acquired 20+ digital adtech, content and commerce businesses. Candice started her career as a strategy consultant at Monitor Group. Candice is an Associate of the Creative Destruction Lab, on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Brain Health and Innovation, and on the Advisory Board of Node Living, a global modern real estate platform.

Schedule

Mon, Sept 23

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Tues, Sept 24

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Wed, Sept 25

10:00am

10:00am - 10:15am

AI

Welcome & Opening Remarks at Elevate AI – Commercialization and Responsible Application

Welcome & Opening Remarks

03:05pm

03:05pm - 03:40pm

AI

Mapping AI Commercialization with Christian Weedbrook of Xanadu, Jessica Yip of A&K Robotics, Candice Faktor of Faktory Ventures and JF Gagné of Element AI

It's one thing to build an algorithm; it’s another to build a business. While Canada may be a world leader in artificial intelligence innovation, it faces many challenges in commercializing that innovation. This panel features Canadian leaders currently hurdling the chasm that has caught far too many AI companies.

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Thurs, Sept 26

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