🏙️ Midweek Memo: Apply to speak at our AI showcase

Plus, the Digital Supercluster brings a new board on board.

Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities. In this issue, read about three upcoming VTJ events, $1000 in discounts on startup courses, and big moves in Vancouver tech.

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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events

👶 #vtjtalks: Scaling a Business and Family Together | April 12

  • Join us this month to learn and discuss how to navigate the challenges of growing your business while raising a family.

  • We'll dig into practical strategies for time-management, delegation, self-care, and more.

  • Speakers announced so far include:

🤖 Vancouver AI Showcase with AInBC | April 13

  • The era of AI has officially begun. Join us this month to learn and discuss who is working on what AI-driven products, projects, and businesses in Vancouver.

  • In an unconventional format, we'll be inviting up to 20 different companies on stage to pitch what they're working on, and to share what they're learning while they build it.

🏦 #vtjtalks: Inside InBC, the Province's $500M Strategic Investment Fund | May 23

  • InBC is investing its $500 million in local companies and venture funds that offer both financial gain and social impact.

  • Are you an investor or startup looking to learn more about how InBC works? Want details about its decision-making criteria and process? Do you have questions about how to access its capital? Join us to hear from:

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💻 Digital Assets – Emerging regulatory developments, trends and challenges | April 17

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is hosting a seminar on the ever-changing digital assets landscape.

  • Join securities regulators and industry leaders to make sense of what is happening now, and what can be expected in the coming months.

  • Speakers include:

📅 Vancouver Startup Week | June 2-9

  • Over seven jam-packed days, Vancouver Startup Week connects entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends to build momentum and opportunity around our community’s unique entrepreneurial identity.

  • The Vancouver startup community comes together to provide workshops, panels, and networking events in tech, marketing, financing and more.

  • Come and learn from Vancouver’s best through panel discussions, fireside chats, and hands-on workshops at various venues around town.

  • Use code VSWxVTJ20 for 20% off general all-access tickets.

This week: Jelly Digital Marketing & PR

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👩🏻‍💼 Vancouver Tech Moves

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

  • The Digital Supercluster has appointed its new board of directors. Details »

  • Edith Baker joins Raven Indigenous Capital Partners as an investment readiness associate. Details »

  • Matt Gould was appointed chief commerce officer at Apply Digital. Details »

  • Jenn Bouyoukos was welcomed as the VP of people and legal at Bench Accounting. Details »

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