🏙️ Midweek Memo: Speed dating, exec changes at Svante, and a trade mission
Plus, pre-speaker tickets to #vtjtalks: The Future of the Creator Economy
🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
🌎 #vtjtalks: How BC Climatetech Could Save The World, presented by B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy | February 22
Climate change is arguably the most pressing issue to threaten our livelihoods, and it can be overwhelming to think of where even to begin. Thankfully, we have local leaders in climatetech helping us not only adapt to a changing climate, but to mitigate it too.
Our just-announced speakers include:
🤝 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 the 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 just 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.
Register now and be part of the conversation that will shape the future of tech.
🔮 #vtjtalks: The Future of the Creator Economy | March 15
TikTok, OnlyFans, courses, Web3, tokens, newsletters – is this a flash in the pan, or the future of business?
Creators have a disproportionate impact on media trends, culture, politics and business – and they’re increasingly big businesses themselves.
Join us this month to explore topics surrounding content technology, payment platforms, video distribution, token gating, the impact of generative AI, gaming, ways creators can diversify and grow their businesses, and much more.Pre-speaker tickets available now
Last chance: B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) Open Call for Innovation | Deadline tomorrow, February 10
CICE is funding the development, commercialization, and scaling of made-in-B.C. clean energy technologies to accelerate the world towards a net-zero carbon future.
The Centre is ready to fast-track a diverse portfolio of solutions with high-impact potential in:
Renewable natural gas
Battery technology and energy storage
Bioenergy, biofuels, and synthetic fuels
The goal of this open call is to grant up to $6 million in non-dilutive funding to advance game-changing solutions that are at a technology readiness level between four and nine.
🗣️ 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
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
💼 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.
A Thinking Ape is hiring a Senior Distributed Systems Engineer
Procurify is hiring a Financial Controller
Bench is hiring a Principal Product Designer
Ideon Technologies is hiring an IT Support Specialist
HTEC Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation is hiring an Intermediate Process Engineer
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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