Delilah Panio is Vice President of U.S. Capital Formation for Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and (TSXV) based in Southern California. In this role, Delilah advises U.S. companies on the opportunity to list and raise capital on Canada’s premier equity markets.
Previously, Delilah spent 10 years at TSX and TSXV in business development and strategy. She has advised many companies on the going public process and provides an understanding of private and public financing options in Canada and the U.S.
Delilah is also the founder of Fortuna Funding which provides practical and intentional guidance on accessing aligned capital, particularly for female founders. She is a frequent speaker and pitch competition judge and coach, and recently partnered with UBS and SheEO on Project Female Founder.
Delilah is currently an Advisory Board Member for MAPLE Business Council (a trade organization between Canada and Southern California), Chair of the Funding Committee for Women Leaders of Octane, and Advisory Board Member for WE Global (an innovation studio for women entrepreneurs). She is an Activator for SheEO and led the 2016 US launch for this financing vehicle for female and non-binary founders.
Delilah is also the Executive Director and Co-Founder of We Are Enough, a non-profit that educates women on why and how to invest in women-owned businesses and/or with a gender lens, which will be launching a global campaign next year.
Delilah holds an MBA in Enterprise Development and a BA in English and has completed a certification as a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner.