🏙️ Midweek Memo: Victoria luncheon, Calgary capital, and a Vancouver party

Welcome to the new Midweek Memo.

Welcome to the Midweek Memo, a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, moves, job openings, and industry opportunities. In this issue, read about special upcoming events including a look into investment opportunities in Calgary, a can’t-miss business lunch in Victoria, big executive moves at TIMIA Capital and EA, and new funding programs for companies.

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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events

⛰️ Next week in Vancouver: Learn about startups and investment opportunities in Calgary | January 18

  • Lower cost of living. Lower taxes. More space. More talent. It's all in Calgary and Alberta. Are you expanding, investing or just curious about what's happening next door? This event is for you.

  • Join us this month for a window into the thriving tech scene in B.C.'s eastern neighbour.

  • Get tickets while they last »

🥘 Next week in Vancouver Victoria: Get lunch with Shane Parrish, Ben Wilson, David Senra, Andrew Wilkinson, and friends | January 20

🚗 Mintlist Co-Founder & COO, Mehrsa Raeiszadeh, in conversation with Bill Hunter, President & CEO, Canary Medical | January 24

  • Vancouver Entrepreneurs’ Forum presents: An exclusive conversation with one of Vancouver’s most celebrated startup founders and one of her long-time mentors and a deep dive into some of the most relevant topics top of mind for today’s entrepreneurs.

  • Get an early bird ticket while you still can »

Five free tickets are available to VTJ members. If you miss out on those, we have a 10 percent discount for you. Details: [email protected] 

💰 It’s official: The My First Million squad is coming to Vancouver on February 16.

Make sure you’re signed up to get details first.

Not your average “HR” workshops

New year, same old leadership strategies? Maybe it’s time for a fresh take! Whether you’re looking to recruit your A-team, dial in your retention strategy, or decipher employment legislation, Reimagine Work’s 3-part workshop series sets the groundwork to lead people well.

With simple to action, forward-thinking solutions in mind, these interactive sessions are designed to provide owners and managers of start-ups and small businesses with tools to manage their people ops proactively.

Find out more here.

👩🏻‍💼 Vancouver Tech Moves

Major personnel changes including promotions, hires, and departures.

  • FORM founder and CEO Dan Eisenhardt co-launched a new venture fund with Lars Staal Wegner and Rudi Airisto, which will focus on investing in evidence-based solutions to extend healthy human lifespan. Details »

  • Monique Morden was appointed president of TIMIA Capital. Details »

  • Fazil Mihlar was made Deputy Minister at B.C’s Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation, a ministry group he’s previously overseen. Details »

  • Stephanie Forbes was named Lead Development Director - DDII at Electronic Arts (EA). Details »

  • Former Allocadia co-founder and CEO Kristine Steuart has joined Inovia Capital as an Executive in Residence. Details »

Bringing industry, academia, and government together

City of Surrey is proud to be the home of the Quantum Algorithms Institute (QAI), a leading research and innovation hub that brings together the leading minds in quantum computing engineering.

For more information on QAI, visit QuantumAlgorithms.ca.

💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs

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