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Plus, get the deets on whether Lime e-scooters are finally coming to Vancouver. This is your Sunday Briefing.

It’s happening! Your chance to get your tickets to Vancouver Tech Journal Live with Sahil Bloom | presented by Thinkific starts very soon.

  • On Tuesday, we’ll open presale tickets to our Vancouver Tech Journal members, who will also receive their code for 25% off. (Want to jump the line and get the discount? Become a member before Tuesday for just $8.25 a month.)

  • If you’ve already put your name on the waitlist, you’ll also get your invite to the presale on Tuesday, but you won’t get a discount code.

  • On Thursday, everyone else will have their opportunity to grab their tickets, while they last.

Don't miss out on your chance to hear from the famous the NYC-based entrepreneur, investor, and writer about how to scale your business, escape from the daily grind, and leverage frameworks to live a healthier and wealthier life.

Now onto today’s briefing. It’s 1,098 words: a four-minute read.

P.S. So you can maximize your Thanksgiving weekend, we won’t host Vancouver Tech Journal morning coffee on Tuesday. Instead, catch us on Wednesday for our #vtjtalks on Elevating Economic Outcomes: Playing to Our Strengths in Tech! (And get your tickets now, before they’re gone.)

CEO Wayne Ting believes the e-scooter and e-bike company is the city’s best option for micro-mobility.

RetreatsAndVenues has taken the first-place prize in the annual business competition.

Nine companies were awarded trophies at the event, and eight individuals were added to the Innovators Hall of Fame.

Thirty-five Vancouver companies have officially made the Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s fastest-growing businesses this year. Read our most popular member briefing from last week. Members only.

The organization presents four strategies to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the city's digital economy. A partner message from Invest Vancouver.

In a can't-miss event, Invest Vancouver teams up with Vancouver Tech Journal to explore how Metro Vancouver's tech prowess is transforming the regional economy. Join local industry leaders on October 11 at 5:30 PM at BCIT’s Downtown Campus, to unlock the secrets of tech-driven innovation. Limited tickets remaining!


🤝 Funding and deals

Cost-effective approach to build engineering team

DevEngine connects North American innovation companies with Latin American tech talent, crafting superb and cost-effective software, data and cloud engineering teams. They also provide individual contributors to existing tech squads. Operating throughout Latin America, their main base is in Vancouver, renowned for its dynamic tech community and entrepreneurial mindset. Learn more at Devengine.ca


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