Are you interested in Startup Valuation and ESOP Tax Considerations? We have speakers for a discussion with valuation of a business enterprise, including valuation techniques, common pitfalls, and different types of financial instruments in capital raises for companies in various stages of its life cycle.

We will also discuss the rules around the taxation of employee stock options, assess the impact of stock-based compensation on company valuation, and present several common examples to help illustrate the rules.

Featured Speakers

Victor Wong


Victor Wong, CPA, CMA, CBV, is a Partner with MNP’s Valuation practice in Vancouver and co-leads the Firm’s valuation for financial reporting client group, is committed to his clients’ success, creating customized solutions to meet their business needs.

Experienced in financial statement analysis, market research and fair value accounting support, Victor provides business valuation services for valuation and litigation support mandates. He develops advanced financial models to determine the value of business enterprises in various stages, including companies in the life cycle of a priced-round, growth, and matured stage.

Jin Wen


As a Tax Partner in Grant Thornton’s Toronto office, Jin is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and has completed all levels of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course. Jin’s comprehensive tax knowledge and ability to strategically analyze situations provides bespoke tax solutions for the clients. In the area of Canadian taxation, Jin develops tax planning strategies for income splitting, loss utilization, tax minimization, mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganization, trusts, and estate planning.

As a member of the Board of Governors of the Canadian Tax Foundation and a former Chair of the Canadian Tax Foundation’s Young Practitioner Steering Committee (Toronto chapter), Jin has worked tirelessly to further the professional development and fellowship for her colleagues in the tax community. Jin has also contributed to tax education by working as a facilitator, tutor, and group study leader for the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course.

Event Information

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024

Time: 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm ET (registration starts at 8:45 pm)

Session Format: Online Webinar

Language: Mandarin

CPD credit: 1.5 hours

Cost: Free

Registration Deadline: March 13, 2024 at 5:00 pm ET

Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation with webinar details. 

Please use the same name when registering on and joining the Zoom meeting.

About AAIA

AAIA ( is a registered non-profit organization committed to the growth of entrepreneurship around the globe. It has been inspiring entrepreneurs through connections and collaborative learning. With a global network of industry leaders, professionals, and ecosystem builders, AAIA provides streamlined support to help entrepreneurs achieve their full potential. Our mission is to foster an innovation ecosystem where like-minded entrepreneurs can grow together.

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