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Moncton CyberSocial Networking Event

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5 pm
Where: Venn Innovation Inc. — 735 Main Street, Suite 201, Moncton, NB, Canada E1C 1E5
Who: Anyone connected to (or interested in) the Information Technology industry in New Brunswick
Cost: Free with a cash bar provided

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What NBIF looks for when performing due diligence to make an investment

About NBIF

NBIF is a private, not-for-profit corporation that invests in startup companies and R&D. With over $70 million invested, plus $380 million more leveraged from other sources, NBIF has helped to create over 90 companies and fund 400 applied research projects since its inception in 2003, with a current portfolio of 41 companies. All of NBIF’s investment returns go back into the Foundation to be re-invested in other new startup companies and research initiatives.

About Our Presenter

Joe Allen, Director of Investments at NBIF

Joe AllenAs our Director of Investments, Joe is responsible for the day-to-day management of NBIF’s venture capital investment portfolio, oversees the development of new investment clients, and participates in final negotiations.

Before joining NBIF in 2015, Joe progressed through three positions of responsibility with the Government of New Brunswick from a project executive at Business New Brunswick, to a senior advisor for the Regional Development Corporation, and Director of Operations, Local Development Division, for the Department of Economic Development. Joe also served as Chief Financial Officer of HJ Crabbe & Sons Ltd.

Joe received his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of New Brunswick, where he served as student union vice president of university affairs. He received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2004.

In his private time, Joe has for ten years served his community as a volunteer firefighter (Upper Kingsclear Fire Department) and designs and builds custom furniture.


CyberSocial event attendees are always welcome to take a “Minute at the Mic” to announce anything that may be of interest to our members.

We hope to see you there!

The Moncton CyberSocial Networking Event offers a unique opportunity to get reacquainted with colleagues, make new industry connections, network with peers, and find out what’s happening in the local IT sector.

Our Mandate statement ~ The CyberSocial exists to increase momentum in the knowledge and technology industry, promote the exchange of knowledge, and provide a means of networking among our peers. ~ CyberSocial – Think inside the DOT.

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