🏙️ Midweek Memo: New Ventures BC applications, Canada Soccer, and #vtjtalks

Plus, 25% off Early Bird tickets to Tech Talent North.

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 VTJ’s membership perks, Vancouver Day at SXSW, and multiple awards you can nominate your company for.

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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events

Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee at ECOMsquare | March 14

  • On Tuesday, we’ll be at ECOMsquare between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.

  • Check out a new office, 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.

🔮 #vtjtalks: The Future of the Creator Economy | March 15

🤝 WomenInWeb3 Summit: Vancouver | March 27

🤠 Vancouver Day at SXSW | March 12

  • Heading to SXSW festival in Austin, Texas this week? Join the Frontier Collective and the local tech community for Vancouver Day.

  • The event takes place at the Swan Dive music venue, and promises a program of fireside panels with prominent guests, keynotes, tech demos, and networking.

  • Join speakers including VTJ’s managing editor Kate Wilson; execs from companies including Dell, Walmart, and Panache Ventures; and local political leaders Mayor Ken Sim and Minister Brenda Bailey.

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📣 TODAY: Changing the Narrative: Funding your women-owned business | March 8

  • This International Women's Day, learn how you can access the right funding for your woman-owned business at every stage of your growth.

  • A panel of funding experts will discuss how you can leverage all the money – grants, debt, and equity – as you build and scale your business.

  • Speakers include:

🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk

This week: Newsly

Newsly is an audio news and content mobile application that makes it easy to consume your favourite topics. Search for a topic and listen as Newsly reads the web’s top trending articles in a natural-sounding human voice.

- Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a 30-day free trial of Newsly Premium.

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

👩🏻‍💼 Vancouver Tech Moves

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

  • Charmaine Crooks, member of the board at Tribe Technologies, joins Canada Soccer as acting president. Details »

  • Kari LaMotte becomes CEO of Kite Company Creator. Details »

  • Rocio Fernandez joins Destiny Media Technologies as director of product development. Details »

  • Mark Leung appointed CFO of NFT Technologies. Details »

  • Lance Montgomery promoted to CEO at Trendi. Details »

  • Mark Claessen appointed VP of product delivery and technology licensing at Svante. Details »

  • Two leadership changes at MediaValet. Details »

  • Three promotions at Renewal Funds. Details »

💼 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.

- Emplicit is hiring a Full-Stack Software Engineer (Remote)

- Proxima HQ is hiring a Software Architect/Technical Director

- BrainStation is hiring a Business Development Representative

- Svante is hiring a Change Management and User Adoption Specialist

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

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