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🏙️ Midweek Memo: Do you know the Entrepreneur of the Year?
Plus, discounted tickets to Vancouver Startup Week.
Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities. In this issue, read about Canada's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, next week’s WomenInWeb3 Summit, and 11 other opportunities for your business.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
🌐 NEXT WEEK: WomenInWeb3 Summit: Vancouver | March 27-28
With Women’s History Month as a backdrop, Vancouver’s WomenInWeb3 Summit is designed to educate and empower women in the rapidly evolving field of blockchain and Web3 technology. The two-day event will bring together a diverse community of 100 curious minds, creators, developers, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts to explore the latest trends and tools in the industry.
Megan Nilsson, high-end crypto and NFT consultant, Erin Gee, founder of d3crypto, Katreena Tecson, architecture and partnerships lead at Monaverse, Ashley Smith, co-owner of Fame Lady Squad and host of From The Blockchain podcast, Tricia Pang, co-founder of GuavaGirls, Carina Kom, game director at MixMob, and more added daily.
Event partners include d3crypto, entrepreneurship@UBC, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Aquanow, Black Women Business Network, HIBIT, Invoke, Acorn Interactive, Finhaven, VanHack, Tamba, Talk Shop, Webcouv3r, and Frontier Collective.
Use code vtjnetwork to save 15% on your ticket.
☕ Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee at Stellar Recruitment | March 28
As usual, you’re invited to join us on Tuesday morning to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.
Check out the Stellar Recruitment office, discover a new career, find your next co-founder, or learn something new – you can do it all at our upcoming coffee meetup.
👶 #vtjtalks: Scaling a Business and Family Together | April 12
Join us this month to learn and discuss how to navigate the challenges of growing your business while raising a family.
We'll dig into practical strategies for time-management, delegation, self-care, and more.
Speakers announced so far include:
Find your perfect office at WeWork
Now through the end of March 2023, bring your team together with a WeWork Private Office and enjoy three months free of monthly membership fees with a minimum commitment. WeWork office space allows you and your team to do your best work, with access to shared amenities like WiFi, printing, and unlimited coffee.
Terms apply. For full terms visit We.co/MG.
🏗️ Startup Seminar: Building a Fundable Startup and 2023 Kickoff Networking Event | March 28
Join the 23rd annual kick-off seminar for the New Ventures BC Competition!
Speak to industry leaders, meet your fellow competitors, and mingle with past participants.
This event is free for all B.C. tech startups, students, and the New Ventures BC Community.
📅 Vancouver Startup Week | June 2-9
Over seven jam-packed days, Vancouver Startup Week connects entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends to build momentum and opportunity around our community’s unique entrepreneurial identity.
The Vancouver startup community comes together to provide workshops, panels, and networking events in tech, marketing, financing and more.
Come and learn from Vancouver’s best through panel discussions, fireside chats, and hands-on workshops at various venues around town.
Use code VSWxVTJ20 for 20% off general all-access tickets.
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk
This week: The Wine Factory
The Wine Factory has been catering to winemakers for over two decades and offers a robust variety of grapes from across the globe to make high-quality wines, coolers, and ciders on-site.
Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 15% off the price of a wine, cider, or hard selzer kit with each new batch purchased.
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
Sam Shank joins the board of directors at Operto Guest Technologies. Details »
Wendy Phillips joins Raven Indigenous Capital Partners as elder in residence. Details »
Sheldon Inwentash was appointed strategic advisor to the CEO at Infinitii ai. Details »
Christine Boles joins Novarc Technologies’ board of directors. Details »
💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs
Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered with a wide selection of local tech roles.
Visualping is hiring a Senior Product Manager
Ari is hiring a Lead Engineer
Hiive is hiring a Principal Software Developer (Elixir/React)
Procurify is hiring a Senior Manager, Implementation & Professional Services
Bench is hiring an Account Executive
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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