Calgary tech is calling
Join us this month for a window into the thriving tech scene in Alberta.
November, we hardly knew you. That’s how I’m feeling anyway as we say goodbye to the 11th month of the year and enter December. But while 2022 is almost over, our slate of local events is not. We’ll see you a few more times before we ring in the new year. Check out where exactly below.
👀 NEXT WEEK: Calgary's tech scene: Competition or complementary | Dec 7
Lower cost of living. Lower taxes. More space. More talent. It's all in Calgary and Alberta. Are you expanding, investing, or just curious about what's happening next door? This event is for you.
Join us this month for beers, bites, and a window into the thriving tech scene in B.C.'s eastern neighbour. Speakers include:
Megan Zimmerman, director of business development at Calgary Economic Development
Meagan Blanton, investment advisor at Invest Alberta
🤝 Interesting in doing business in Calgary or Alberta:
If you’re interested in learning more about Invest Alberta and how it can help you, get in touch with investment advisor Troy DeFrank: email@example.com
If you want to learn more about doing business in Calgary or leveraging Calgary Economic Development’s services, book a meeting Megan Zimmerman next week: firstname.lastname@example.org
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🎟️ BOGO: Vancouver Entrepreneurs’ Forum Membership
Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum (VEF) is offering a special promo on individual memberships for VTJ readers: BUY ONE GET ONE FREE until December 20. This is a wonderful gift idea for you and someone you know to become involved in Vancouver's tech community and make some great connections in 2023.
Each membership includes:
Access pass to all eight annual VEF Forums ($160 savings)
Invitation and voting privileges at the VEF Annual General Meeting
Being part of Vancouver's premium networking forum for tech entrepreneurs
Purchase your membership on VEF’s website and use the coupon code: BOGO22
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FoundersBoost Fall 2022 Vancouver Demo Day | Dec 7
At Demo Day, you can enjoy networking, a live pitch experience, and the ability to chat and connect directly with companies, program directors, a global team, and an amazing group of mentors who have helped FoundersBoost startups grow substantially over the course of the program.
Presenting startups from the Vancouver Fall 2022 cohort include:
Amelio Integrated Technologies: A company that integrates real estate technology.
FoodyGuru: A SaaS product for restaurants that helps decentralize the point of sale and manage orders easily.
Made Apparel: Creates custom-fit outdoor apparel designed by you.
Orgmatch: Matches funders with nonprofits.
Trunkit: A platform that connects those who need an item delivered to those that have the empty space and are headed in the same direction.
Youtility: A Web3-native loyalty program.