📅 Five more upcoming tech events to attend
Close out the year with these exciting local events and activities (and a special afterparty with food, drinks and music).
The holiday season is almost here. I can tell because everyone’s calendars are jam-packed.
Well, it’s time to pack yours just a little bit more.
Here’s another list of key events I have on my radar, am attending, or speaking at within the next couple of weeks. See you there?
1. Navigating an Era of Unprecedented Liquidity (Nov 30)
Investment in the Canadian tech ecosystem has never been stronger. Join VEF’s expert panel to hear their perspectives on what this means for Vancouver entrepreneurs and how to take advantage of this when planning IPOs & exits, secondaries, growth by acquisition and the hunt for talent.
Angie Schick, New Ventures BC
Caterina Papadakos, Silicon Valley Bank
Eric Bukovinsky, Yaletown Partners
Judi Hess, Copperleaf
Hugues Lalancette, Inovia Capital
Chris Neumann, Panache Ventures
Jay Rhind, Rhino Ventures
2. UBC Venture Showcase (Nov 24)
To showcase the innovators who are leading the charge creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, UBC is hosting a Venture Showcase on November 24th where 34 of its most impactful ventures will be spotlighted.
3. How Business Owners Can Use Content Marketing to Grow Their Business (Dec 1)
In this live webinar, hosted by SaaS Wealth Insurance, you'll learn: how to effectively use social channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok) to build your company brand; how to leverage video and text in your omni channel strategy; and some do's and don'ts in content marketing.
Brandon Chapman, principal, SaaS Wealth Insurance
David Dyck, founder & VP marketing, Apollo Insurance
William Johnson, editor, Vancouver Tech Journal
4. Vancouver Impact Investor Challenge 2021: Finale (Dec 1)
Tune in to the Finale of Spring Activator's fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge, a program that empowers emerging impact investors and purpose-driven ventures to make and seek impactful investments in order to change the world through innovation.
Keith Ippel, co-founder & CEO, Spring
Graham Day, Impact Investment director, Spring
Christine Bergeron, president and CEO, Vancity
5. TechVancouver with Visualping and Opendoor (Dec 8)
In-depth conversations with technology leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
Serge Salager, CEO of Visualping
Ian Wong, CTO of Opendoor
🎉 Party time: Vancouver’s Owl.co — fresh off of a $37M raise — is hosting a party this evening with bites, a bar and band. Want to get in? Make sure they see you at TechVancouver.