Irfan Daya

National Bank

Irfan has over 15 years of experience in Financial Services across Investment Banking, Securitization, Private Equity and Commercial lending with a focus on the Technology and Innovation sector.

Over this time, Irfan has worked with companies at all stages (start-ups to publicly-listed companies) on fund raising, mergers & acquisitions, valuations and strategic & financial advisory.

Irfan loves working with tech entrepreneurs, investors and advisors to help build socially-impactful, world-class ventures that improve the lives of all.

Irfan holds a Masters in Economics from Queen’s University and an MBA from the Ivey Business School at The University of Western Ontario.


My Sessions

Capital Structure Strategies: Knowing When to Raise and the Best Capital to Use


It is a challenge for bootstrapped entrepreneurs to know WHEN the best time to raise capital is and to evaluate the different capital options to determine what is best to drive growth.  Current markets are flush with investor money and VCs are competing for the best start-ups. Hear from lenders and entrepreneurs about their practical experiences  navigating these challenging […]