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✅ #vtjtalks: Grading Vancouver’s Innovation Economy in 2022
#vtjtalks monthly events bring together entrepreneurs, executives, talent, investors, and tech community members to network and learn.
Join us next month to hear from local leaders about what went right and wrong for Vancouver's innovation ecosystem in 2022.Speakers:
🍻 From the Home Key: Founder Drinks and VC Insights with Golden Ventures' Jamie Rosenblatt | Nov 23
Join The Home Key this month to get insights – rooted in personal experience – on the changing venture capital landscape in Canada from a top investor at a premier early-stage investing firm.
Speaker: This month's fireside keynote is with Jamie Rosenblatt, a partner at Golden Ventures.
At Golden Ventures, Jamie works closely with founders, entrepreneurs, accelerators, and the broader startup community to help find, fund, and build exceptional early-stage companies. Some of his top investments include Float, Shakepay, Composer, Properly, Diversio, Crux OCM, and more.
💭 The 'Digital Transformation' Equation: Beyond the Buzzwords | Dec 1
Digital transformation has been part of our business lexicon for about a decade now, and yet it remains a buzzword to most people. It's an unfortunate reality. Beyond the jargon lies a great potential to generate value for businesses in both new and existing ways.
For this event, we've brought together a high-quality slate of leaders and operators with hands-on experience to help us dive beneath the surface of the buzz.
🏗️ Building Thriving Diverse Teams | Nov 23, Victoria
Building diverse teams is hard. Building thriving diverse teams is even harder.Join Locelle, Victoria Tech Journal, and Capital Daily for an incredible evening with leaders in Victoria’s tech community, including:
Use the code VICTJ to snag a free ticket.
👀 entrepreneurship@UBC Venture Showcase 2022 | Nov 23
UBC is home to a thriving community of entrepreneurs creating groundbreaking impact through research and innovation. Meet them at the Venture Showcase!
The Venture Showcase features teams across UBC’s pipeline ranging from up-and-coming Ones-to-Watch teams at the outset of their journeys in incubation, Sneak-a-Peek ventures who are in the middle of commercialization, and Ready-to-Raise teams gaining traction at the acceleration stage (mainly HATCH Venture Builder teams).
🤝 TiE CXO - Exit stories and lessons learned: What founders need to know | Nov 30
Exits matter because that’s when the founders, the team, and the investors get paid. TiE is hosting a panel of entrepreneurs with successful exits to talk about lessons learned.
Maninder Dhaliwal, founding chair, TiE Vancouver Angels
Laurie Schultz, CEO, Galvanize
Judi Hess, CEO, Copperleaf
Sharad Mohan, founder, Trainerize
Ally Bharmal, commercial lawyer, Fasken
☕ Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee | Various
🏆 Compete Week, Powered by Klue | Nov 29 - Dec 2
Compete Week is for competitive intelligence leaders and practitioners, product marketing managers, sales and revenue leaders, and those who are building, scaling, or ready to learn how to accelerate their competitive enablement programs.
You can expect four days jam-packed with more than 25 speakers, over ten tactical presentations, five live roundtables, more than four interactive workshops, and plenty of time to connect with your peers one-on-one.
🏅Women-led Impact Investor Challenge Finale | Nov 29
Presented by the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good and run by Spring Activator, the Women-led Impact Investor Challenge empowers emerging impact investors and women-led ventures to make and seek impactful investments.
Join them for the finale to see which one of these inspiring companies will earn a $100k+ investment!