🤫 Bootstrapping startups and secrets
Eight events we have on our radar over the next few weeks.
Good afternoon! Welcome to this week’s Midweek Memo. Today, once again, we’re focusing on events because, well…we’re hosting one of our own. Below, we’ve got the details on it, plus everything else on our radar over the next few weeks. See you soon!
VTJ Talks: Bootstrapping Startups & Secrets
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. This event is for the latter group. Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team at The Home Key as we bring together the founders and CEOs of multi-million-dollar bootstrapped businesses to talk founding stories, bootstrapping pros and cons, and scaling up strategies and secrets. Limited tickets are available. Register now.
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.
Angels for Climate Solutions Pitch Finale | April 5
The pitch night finale is part of Angels for Climate Solutions, a program designed to accelerate investment into climate solutions by empowering a diverse community of startups and investors with new connections and shared values, and ultimately awarding a single startup $122,000 in investment.
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Acetech Leadership Summit | April 6-8
Taking place over 3 days at the beautiful Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort in April, the Leadership Summit is Acetech’s signature event and something not to be missed. For the past 30 years, the Summit has brought CEOs and senior-level executives together with world-class thought leaders and speakers to elevate strategic thinking and leadership skills.
Women In Tech Hiring Fair | April 5-7th
Katya Shteyn, co-founder and CTO @ BioRender
Lisa House, director of engineering @SkyWatch
Ala Frome, co-founder& CTO @ HiMama
Uber Canada and FLO join forces to accelerate EV adoption
Uber Canada is teaming up with FLO to increase EV adoption in Vancouver, Toront, and Montreal. Read more about the Uber and FLO partnership here.
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.
ECOMSquare Casual Run Meetup | April 5
Come out and join Running + Commerce, a run meetup for you to get your daily steps in, challenge your endurance and meet with the e-commerce community in Vancouver. Hosted by ECOMsquare in collaboration with Vancouver Running Company, the guided run will rejuvenate your wellbeing and network influence.
Brand Battle for Good | Sept 28 & Oct 5, 2022
Vancouver brands unite for a two-day, concept hack-a-thon to battle social isolation for a united sense of belonging in our city. Early bird team registration is open until April 29. The event is presented by Brands for Better Foundation, a volunteer-driven not-for-profit initiative based in Vancouver, BC, that develops inclusive events and initiatives for brands and individuals to come together to create positive, measurable impact.