Grab your paddles

Plus, VTJ Live registration is now open, and you won't want to miss it.

Welcome to the Midweek Memo: your weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.

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TechPong 2023 | Oct. 19

  • Grab your paddles cause it's on like ping pong: Vancouver's ultimate party with a purpose is back and bigger than ever.

  • Charitable Impact presents the highly anticipated return of TechPong, where Vancouver’s tech and business communities unite for an epic ping pong tournament in the name of raising funds for charity.

  • Competing teams will battle it out while guests sip on cocktails and enjoy an evening of games, treats, and a sprinkle of mischief.

  • The first 10 VTJ readers to register using this link will receive a free ticket to TechPong.

  • You’re invited to join us every Tuesday between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere. Discover a new career, find your next co-founder, or learn something new!

  • This week, we're in Surrey at Safe Software (9639 137a Street, #1200). Register now for free so our hosts know how many to expect.

  • For the first time as a headliner in Vancouver, we’re bringing Sahil Bloom (and special guest Andrew Wilkinson) to our city. Bloom is a writer, entrepreneur, and investor. His work reaches millions of people through social channels and a bi-weekly newsletter, the Curiosity Chronicle.

  • Bloom owns SRB Holdings, a holding company currently comprising seven cash-flowing businesses, and he’s the managing partner of SRB Ventures, a $10 million venture investment firm committed to funding and accelerating the most compelling startups in the world.

  • Members can email [email protected] for their discount code.

  • Innovation in Mining and Minerals will bring together industry leaders, deep technology ventures (including CDL alumni), academics, and investors to discuss the future of the mineral exploration and mining industry.

  • Learn about the latest innovations through keynotes, showcases, and panel discussions.

  • The first 30 VTJ subscribers to register will receive a preferred rate.

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👩🏻‍💼 Vancouver Tech Moves

Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:

💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs

Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered, with open jobs including:

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🙋 Your online community

Did you know you can connect with your tech community using our dedicated VTJ Slack? We know not all of you can get to our events in person, so this is your chance to network and chat with your friendly neighbourhood tech professionals from the comfort of your home. Join your VTJ Community Slack.

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