🏙️ Midweek Memo: the creator economy, male allies, and tech socials

Plus, apply to join the Digital Supercluster’s Board of Directors

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 big changes at Thinkific, our March #vtjtalks event, and eight other opportunities in B.C. tech.

P.S. If someone else sent you this, you can subscribe or become a member right here, right now.

🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events

🌎 SOLD OUT: #vtjtalks: How BC Climatetech Could Save The World, presented by B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy | February 22

  • This event is sold out, but you can join the waitlist in case any spots open up.

🤝 Tech Industry Social by VTJ x CBRE's HTFG | February 23

  • Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team and our partners at CBRE's High Technology Facilities Group for our monthly Tech Industry Social.

  • As usual, this event will bring together a collection of Vancouver tech industry founders and leaders for networking, deal-making, and plain old catching up. Your first drink is free!

⚖️ Toast to Equity: Male Allyship in Tech | February 27

  • Through an engaging conversation with local tech leaders, this event is an opportunity to learn, connect, and take action toward creating a more inclusive workplace.

  • Whether you're a seasoned ally or just starting your journey, this event will provide you with the tools, ideas, and resources you need to make a difference.

  • Speakers:

  • Register now and be part of the conversation that will shape the future of tech.

Helping leaders hire great people

Recruiting the right people in today’s market can be tough. Reimagine Work offers inclusive and agile partial and full-cycle recruitment services to help leaders with the hiring heavy-lifting.

Reimagine hiring here.

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

🗣️ Founder and Funder Speed Dating hosted by Vancouver Entrepreneurs’ Forum | February 21

  • Founder and Funder Speed Dating is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors to connect and build meaningful relationships.

  • In this interactive session, investors will "reverse pitch" to founders in two groups:

    • Early stage: angel, pre-seed, and seed

    • Later stage: Series A and above firms

🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk

This week: Hootsuite

- Vancouver Tech Journal members receive three free months of Hootsuite’s Professional Plan.

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

👩🏻‍💼 Vancouver Tech Moves

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

  • Don Lindsay, former Teck Resources CEO, was appointed chair of the 2025 Invictus Games. Details »

  • Michelle Kwok joins Switch as a strategic advisor. Details »

  • Miranda Lievers, co-founder of Thinkific, transitions to advisory role. Details »

  • Matthew Stevenson becomes chief revenue officer at Svante. Details »

  • Andrew McLeod joins Svante as chief commercial officer and general counsel. 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.

Growing your team? Post a job with us »

Eight more opportunities for you:

Join the conversation

or to participate.