🏙️ Midweek Memo: Four opportunities to transform your business

Plus, we've got plans for your fourth of May.

Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities. This week, read about our upcoming events with WeWork – a series of six business talks and socials — all happening on the afternoon of May 4.

Registering for one of our upcoming #vtjtalks events? Remember, members get 50% off, along with a whole lot of other benefits.


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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events

📣 Business Talks and Socials, Presented by WeWork and the Vancouver Tech Journal | May 4

☕ Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee

  • Connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.

  • This week, you’re invited to join on Tuesday between 8:00am and 10:00am at the Coffee Bar (10 Water Street, Gastown)

  • Discover a new career, find your next co-founder, or learn something new – you can do it all at one of our upcoming coffee meetups.

🌎 Tech for Good – How ESG Principles Can Drive Innovation | April 27

Find your perfect office at WeWork

Bring your team together in a WeWork Private Office and get up to three months free* of monthly membership fees with a minimum commitment. Terms apply. Collaborate with your team in person, get focused work done, and enjoy professional amenities in your own private space.

Book a tour.

For full terms visit We.co/MG

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

  • InBC is investing its $500 million into 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:

BCIT microcredentials help develop cybersecurity and digital forensics skills

Cybersecurity Essentials for IT Professionals and Foundational Digital Forensics Skills short courses start in May. These new BCIT Forensics microcredentials offer critical skills training in manageable pieces for busy professionals, or those considering taking on new roles.

More must-attend events

🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk

This week: ECOMsquare

ECOMsquare is a coworking space and community purpose-built for ecommerce. It offers the equipment and resources you need for modern ecommerce, and regularly hosts networking and workshop events to level up your team (free for members).

- Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 25% off the first three months of ECOMsquare membership.

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

👩🏻‍💼 Vancouver Tech Moves

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

  • Raghwa Gopal is retiring as Innovate BC’s president and CEO. Details »

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💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs

Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered with a wide selection of local tech roles.

Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »

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