🏙️ IP insights from local tech leaders
Plus, HR trends in Vancouver's tech industry.
Welcome to the Midweek Memo: your weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.
Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee | Nov. 21
You’re invited to join us every Tuesday between 8:00am to 10:00am to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.
This week we’re at the Coffee Bar (10 Water Street) in Gastown. Register for free so we know how many to expect!
Canadian companies are among the most innovative in the world. Those who leverage their intellectual property (IP) strategically are more likely to be successful, expand, and experience success.
Join us for IP and Innovation: Insights from Local Tech Leaders, where founders and industry experts will share strategies for intellectual property protection, fostering innovation, and driving growth.
Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team and our partners at CBRE's The High Technology Facilities Group for our last Tech Industry Social of the year.
The HTFG are the leaders in sourcing inspired, exceptional office space for Vancouver’s start-up and tech community. Get to know them by visiting their website, following their LinkedIn, or connecting directly with Alain Rivère.
This event will bring together a collection of Vancouver tech industry founders and leaders for networking, deal-making, and just plain old catching up. As usual, your first drink is free!
#vtjtalks monthly events bring together entrepreneurs, executives, talent, investors, and tech community members to network and learn.
Join us this month to hear from local leaders about what went right and wrong for Vancouver's innovation ecosystem in 2023.
Our year-end review panel includes:
In the past 18 months, the tech industry experienced an extreme swing from the "great resignation" and a struggle to retain talent to a cooling period, with many companies forced to take cost-cutting measures.
How did companies balance employee retention and inflationary concerns with financial constraints, and how much did salaries move in 2023? Is pay transparency legislation impacting compensation practices?
Find out the answers and more with TAP Network.
📅 More must-attend events from our partners
INNOVATEwest | April 16-17, 2024
Helping innovators and changemakers tell their stories
As the country’s leading tech PR firm, Switchboard – an Earnscliffe Strategies company helps innovators create positive change by driving communication strategies that get results. Whether you need brand positioning, media relations, issues management, or content creation, see how they’ll get you real results.
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
How is the tech industry performing? Where are the top markets for tech job growth?
The HTFG at CBRE's recent Tech-30 report highlighted the tech industry job growth has slowed but not stopped. It remains well above the national average, and fewer layoffs may be a precursor to renewed growth. Since 2013, the tech industry created 1.5 million jobs, with Vancouver having the highest tech-job growth (26.3%) over the previous two years. Read the full report here.
💼 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:
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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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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