Join us to kick off a new season of FashionTech Toronto on

September 10, 2019

Keynote Speakers


Alex Penseney | Client Partner at Facebook

Alex Penseney is a Client Partner for Retail at Facebook Canada. She works alongside large Retail partners to build best in class brand and direct response advertising strategies. She received her B.A from McGill University.


Elyse Clement | Director of Product at Tribal Scale

Elyse is the Director of Product at Tribalscale. Having launched dozens of digital products, her passion lies in bridging the physical and digital world together.

She has built a wide array of mobile application, websites, voice applications, backend systems for industries ranging from Retail, Entertainment, Media and Insurance.She has helped retailers in the early onset of eCommerce in Quebec launch their initial digital experience and optimized their Omnichannel experience and built the international eCommerce practice at BCBGMAXAZRIA in Los Angeles.

She now helps enterprise teams learn how to use Agile product development practices into their daily work by building products alongside them.With a background in international business and having worked in 4 different countries, Elyse is always looking to bring localized considerations into global product experiences.


Timothy Lytle | Community Marketing Manager at Arc’teryx

Tim leads marketing and strategic planning in the Toronto area for Canadian design brand Arc’teryx.

At Arc’teryx, Tim combines past experience in the design and construction industry with a passion for adventure, the outdoors and innovation, to build community and awareness of Arc’teryx as a leading design and apparel innovator.

Startup Demos by:


FITTED is simplifying style decisions for men through science. FITTED’s AI tailor and stylist designs custom style products, from glasses to custom suits, with a clear reason WHY guys should make one style decision vs another.


Sprout Collection is Canada's premier luxury fashion subscription rental service. Founded in 2018 by corporate lawyer, Joyce Lim, who was pregnant at the time and bemoaned the challenges of sourcing for quality and stylish maternity clothing, the business started initially as a maternity-wear focussed rental service. Since then, it has expanded to cater to the modern, discerning woman (no bump required) providing a range of styles from workwear, special occasion to the everyday. We're on a mission to empower women by providing a stylish, smarter and more sustainable alternative to consuming fashion. Invest in staples, rent everything else. Women of Sprout Collection, you can have it all

Plus, visit the FashionTech Startup Expo to check out some of Toronto’s most innovative fashion-tech companies!

Expo open during registration and networking portion of the event.




Registration & FashionTech Startup Expo: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Guest Speakers & Demos: 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Networking & FashionTech Startup Expo: 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm 

Ticket includes access to the FashionTech Startup Expo. Drinks and appetizers will be served.


Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Design Exchange, Exhibition Hall


*Early bird ticket sales end August 16th.