You're invited: Boris Wertz on VC's past, present and future
Tickets are on sale for our August #vtjtalks event.
Good afternoon! Welcome to your Wednesday events briefing. As usual, there is no shortage of opportunities to keep busy or places to get deals done. However, there are two key upcoming events we think you should put on your radar. Check them out below. See you soon.
Just announced: Version One Ventures’ Boris Wertz on VC's Past, Present & Future
#vtjtalks monthly events bring together entrepreneurs, executives, talent, investors, and tech community members to network and learn.
Join us this month to get insights on the changing venture capital landscape from someone who’s had an indelible impact on it.
August’s headlining fireside chat is with Boris Wertz, founding partner of Version One Ventures.
Boris Wertz is one of the top early-stage tech investors in North America and the founding partner of Version One Ventures. His portfolio encompasses over 100 early-stage consumer internet and enterprise companies. Before becoming an investor, Boris was the Chief Operating Officer of AbeBooks.com, the world’s largest marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print books, which got sold to Amazon in 2008.
As always, there will be an after-party.
Join attendees and Vancouver tech industry VIPs for an after-event summer social. The special, nearby location will be shared with event registrants.
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entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week | Sept 27-29
entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week (EIW) will bring together storytellers and movement-builders from across our ecosystem in person and online, to share their insights on the strategies and tactics that helped them transform their ideas into impact.
Hear from innovators and leaders on bringing radical ideas to scale; learn from founders, funders, industry, and academic leaders on reframing the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and innovation; and meet the next generation of innovators at UBC in thought-provoking panels and an Impact Showcase.
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It’s a new crypto newsletter that we’ve been reading. We heard about it a few times from people we respect on Twitter before finally subscribing… and we have to say… it’s awesome.
If you like the Vancouver Tech Journal, you’ll like The Milk Road.
It’s got that great mix of smart stuff and jokes. And crypto is changing so fast, it’s great to just read a super quick and simple summary of the big news each day. It was started by @shaanvp (famous twitter guy), so it got pretty popular quickly (100k+ subscribers this year).
If you wanna keep up with crypto —> highly recommend checking it out.