🏙️ Midweek Memo: Karn Manhas steps down as CEO of Terramera
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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 a change in leadership at Terramera, a new location for our tech industry social and two local community events.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
🤝 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.
International keynote speaker: Megan Nilsson, high-end crypto & NFT consultant
Katreena Tecson, architecture and partnerships lead, 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, and gold sponsor Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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☕ Tech Industry Social by VTJ x CBRE's HTFG (new location) | April 5
Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team and our partners at CBRE's High Technology Facilities Group for the monthly Tech Industry Social.
As usual, this event will bring together a collection of Vancouver tech industry founders and leaders for networking, deal-making, and just plain old catching up.
The HTFG are the experts in office space for Vancouver’s start-up and tech community.
👶 #vtjtalks: Entrepreneurial Parents: 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.
This event is perfect for anyone who wants to learn from successful business owners and parents, gain valuable tips and resources, and network with other professionals.
We'll dig into practical strategies for time management, delegation, self-care, and more.
🏆 Vancouver UX Awards Gala | March 29
The Vancouver User Experience Awards is an opportunity for growing startups, freelance practitioners, agencies, and user-centric enterprises to showcase their work and get recognized for the incredible experiences they create every day.
Attend the awards gala to help celebrate the best of the User Experience Design community with food, drinks and some good old fashioned cheer.
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
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👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
Nate Kelly joins Terramera as CEO, while Karn Manhas steps down and joins the company’s board as Executive Chair. Details »
Dave Dineson joins MacKay CEO Forums as COO. Details »
Edoardo de Martin joins Fort Capital Partners as a senior advisor. Details »
TerraZero Technologies appoints new CIO and promotes co-COOs. Details »
Nancy Harrison appointed to Nimbus Synergies board of directors. Details »
Andrea Blobel promoted to marketing manager at TIMIA Capital. 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.
Ari is hiring a Lead Engineer
Hiive is hiring a Principal Software Developer (Elixir/React)
GenXys Health Care Systems is hiring a B2B Digital Marketing Specialist
Clarius is hiring an Acoustic Test Engineer
Mojio is hiring a Software QA Engineer
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
Growing your team? Post a job with us »
Eight more opportunities for you:
VTJ Special: 25% off Early Bird tickets to Tech Talent North
Applications Are Now Open for the 2023 New Ventures BC Competition
Applications for the 2023 Technology Impact Awards are now open
CanExport funding for exporters, innovators, associations and communities
Applications are now open for the Discovery Foundation Mosaic Accelerator