We're getting FUNKY next Tuesday

Plus, early access to VEF's venture capital panel

👋 Welcome back to VTJ’s Midweek Memo: your weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.


🗓️ Tuesday, May 14 | 🎟️ Free registration

  • ​​NEW LOCATION: FUNK. coffee bar

  • You’re invited to join us every Tuesday between 8:00am-10:00am to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.

  • Discover a new career, find your next co-founder, or learn something new – do it all at one of our upcoming coffee meetups.

🗓️ Every Thursday | 🎟️ No registration

  • Connect with local entrepreneurs and investors at Startup TNT’s weekly happy hour events in Vancouver.

  • Join every Thursday to meet a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals and engage in conversations about latest trends and strategies.

  • No RSVP needed — just show up!


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🗓️ Wednesday, May 15 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • The upcoming Launch Builders Meetup is a chance to see demos of some of the best new products coming out of Vancouver and mix and mingle with fellow product folk and enthusiasts over pizza and drinks! Launch Builders Meetup is presented by Launch & Microsoft Vancouver and will be hosted at Microsoft, Vancouver on May 15, 2024.

🗓️ May 17, 18, and 25 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • ​Do you have a problem to solve or an idea you’d like to bring to life but don't know where to start? Or who to start with? Or do you just want to learn how to build a startup and an entrepreneurial mindset? Startup Weekend is here to help!

  • ​​Over an action-packed three days, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster — and, maybe even start that business.


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🗓️ May 21 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • More details to be announced soon. Tickets are limited, so get yours now! Early bird ticket sales end May 14.

🗓️ May 31-June 7 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) is a week-long celebration that builds momentum and fosters connections among entrepreneurs, investors, leaders, and friends within the Greater Vancouver startup community.

  • Learn from companies that launched here in Vancouver but have built their companies to be successful, globally recognized companies!

  • Join Vancouver’s best for panel discussions, fireside chats, and hands on workshops at various venues around town.

  • Meet Vancouver’s hiring companies and attend workshops geared specifically to help job seekers land their dream role. We will have a #VSW2023 Recruitment Fair!

🗓️ Thursday, June 6 | 🎟️ Buy tickets

  • The annual Tech Talent North (TTN) Conference is built by tech sector culture leaders and innovators and will be back in Vancouver and Toronto in 2024!

  • Co-Founded by TAP Network and Cube Business Media Inc., Tech Talent North helps leading tech firms navigate the most pressing people and culture issues. As a people-leader, culture scaler or HR aficionado, you’re invited to join and learn tactical strategies from Canada’s most innovative CEOs and HR thought-leaders.


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