Robin Kovitz

Robin Kovitz

President & CEO
Baskits Inc.

Robin Kovitz is the President, CEO & Owner of Baskits Inc. North America’s premier gifting service company. Baskits designs, manufacturers and delivers unique and luxurious gifts across Canada and the US and; has been featured in leading publications including: Forbes, House & Home, Elle Canada, Canadian Business and the Huffington Post. In 2022, Baskits was recognized for the third year in a row as one of the Top Growing Companies in Canada by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine.  Robin is a sought-after speaker on the topics of eCommerce and “Entrepreneurship through Acquisition”.  In 2017 and again in 2022, she was recognized as a Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winner. Robin lives in Toronto with her husband, Sam and their 2 children.

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

How to Navigate the Money Maze: Financing Your Business Forward

Presented by The Scotiabank Women Initiative®, Export Development Canada & MNP

Obtaining funding for your business may be intimidating, but can significantly accelerate the achievement of your business goals. Join us as we host a panel of powerful women entrepreneurs representing a spectrum of industries that have one common thread: a relentless pursuit of their dreams, backed by strategic financing.

Discover how these trailblazing women identified opportunities, overcame gender-specific obstacles, and successfully harnessed the power of capital to propel their businesses to new heights. You'll hear firsthand accounts of the choices they made and why - whether bootstrapping, securing angel investments, obtaining venture capital, microloans, or exploring alternative financing avenues.

Audiences will learn:

  • Strategies for using capital as a key tool for growth
  • Identifying funding opportunities in your business
  • Practical tips on raising or securing funds for your business success