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Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities. This week, discover the AI advancements that are being built in our city, find out how you can get a slice of InBC’s $500 million fund, and learn which local tech awards you’re eligible for.

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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events

👶 #vtjtalks: Scaling a Business and Family Together with ellibaby.com | 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 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 20 different companies on stage to pitch what they're working on and to share what they're learning as 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:

🏆 Apply for the CSuite Awards – Excellence in Digital Leadership

The CSuite Awards are the first awards dedicated to recognizing business leaders who inspire and influence on social media and digital channels. Nominations are open now. Apply here (with an exclusive discount for VTJ members and readers):

💻 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:

50th Edition Angel Forum | April 20

  • Celebrate with Angel Forum at this particularly special event in April. You can apply to be one of six companies presenting to investors, and network and connect with angels, founders, funds, and accelerators.

Product Hunt Meetup Vancouver | April 25

  • Product Hunt Meetup is a chance to see demos of some of the best new products coming out of Vancouver, and mix and mingle with fellow product folk and enthusiasts over pizza and beer.

  • Would you like to demo your newest mobile app, website, or technology product? Applications to demo are open until April 17, 2023.

  • Expect food, drinks, awesome demos, and networking with other tech entrepreneurs excited about the latest products coming out of Vancouver.

👩‍🔧 Women in Tech Coffee with Toast | April 28

  • Join us for a casual coffee networking event hosted by Toast, a women's tech collective and talent partner dedicated to promoting gender diversity on technical teams. This intimate gathering will take place in a cozy and comfortable setting, perfect for connecting with like-minded professionals and expanding your network.

  • With only 35 attendees, this event provides a unique opportunity to meet and mingle. Whether you're looking for a new job, seeking advice on career development, or simply interested in connecting with other women in tech, this is the perfect morning for you.

📅 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.

🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk

This week: Maven

Maven is the leading platform for cohort-based courses, created by the founders of Udemy, altMBA, and Socratic.

- Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 30% off the Cryptocurrency Foundations course, which teaches crypto beginners, pragmatic investors, and jobseekers the crypto basics to invest effectively and safely.

Contact [email protected] to redeem your perks or learn more about VTJ membership.

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