Good afternoon! Welcome to this week’s events round-up, brought to you by Switchboard. Between casual networking and full-fledged conferences, the next few weeks and months have something for everyone. See you there!
Tech Industry Networking | April 8 @ 4:30 pm, Yaletown Brewing
Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team and a growing collection of Vancouver tech industry founders and leaders for casual drinks and snacks in Yaletown. No registration is necessary. Just show up at Yaletown Brewing Co. on Friday, April 8 after 4:30 pm.
VTJ Talks: Bootstrapping Startups & Secrets | April 13
Vancouver is overflowing with tech startups raising record amounts of funding. At the same time, the city is bursting with bootstrapped businesses doing millions in revenue and scaling on the backs of compelling products and services. We’re hosting an event to recognize the latter group of companies.
In partnership with TIMIA Capital and SEGEV LLP, join the Vancouver Tech Journal team on April 13 at The Home Key as we bring together the CEOs of VanHack, Makeship and Locelle—profitable bootstrapped businesses—to talk founding stories, bootstrapping pros and cons, and scaling up strategies and secrets. Limited tickets are available.
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New Ventures BC Competition Events & Seminars
Join New Ventures BC for multiple seminars and networking events. Speak to industry leaders, meet fellow competitors, and mingle with past participants. Event topics include pricing products, innovation and IP, governance, sales and marketing.
TechExit.io | April 20
On April 20, 2022, attend TechExit.io, the go-to event for technology industry players who want to understand the mergers and acquisition strategies for technology companies. This event is not just for tech companies looking to exit in the near term - it is about being "M&A" ready from day one. TechExit.io is the only conference of its kind in Canada.
VEF: Catalyzing Impact: Strengthening Our Climate Solutions Ecosystem | April 26
Join the Vancouver Entrepreneurs’ Forum to explore the funding landscape of impact-driven companies, building and strengthening our climate solutions ecosystem.
Speakers and featured companies include Shannon Bard (entrepreneurship@UBC), Juvarya Veltkamp, Mike Winterfield (Active Impact Investments), BinBreeze, Circular Rubber Technologies Inc., SkyAcres Agrotechnologies Inc., Solaires Enterprise Inc. and Tradle.
Save the date: Collision x Webcouv3r Event | April 27
NFT BC: Art Panel & Party | May 1
NFT BC is an art party hosted by Simkin Artist Management featuring panel discussions from some of the top NFT artists in the world, a curated selection of local artworks and a musical performance.
Tech Talent North | June 8
On June 8, 2022, attend Tech Talent North, where tech's HR leaders meet to develop strategies to supercharge their talent engines. Since 2002, Tech Talent North has showcased the most progressive companies and the most innovative ideas for Human Resources in tech. Save almost 30% when you register by the Super Early Bird deadline on March 3rd.
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