👀 Almost here: Tech industry social on Friday
It's officially tech events season.
🍻 This week: Open Tech Industry Social | May 27
Tech Industry Drinks takes place on the last Friday night of every month.
Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team and a growing collection of Vancouver tech industry founders and leaders for casual networking. Your first drink is compliments of CBRE and its High Technology Facilities Group, the experts in tech office space for Vancouver’s start-up community. Get to know them at hightech.cbrevancouver.com and on LinkedIn.
No registration is necessary. Just show up at Yaletown Brewing Co. on Friday, May 27 at 4:30 p.m.
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📢 Just announced: Non-Dilutive Capital: Secure a Strong Balance Sheet in Uncertain Times | June 15
Join this event to learn about the different types of non-dilutive capital and to hear first-hand experiences of local companies that leverage this type of financing to scale their business. The panel discussion includes:
Brianna Blaney, Co-Founder & CEO, Pocketed Grant Platform
Steve Lowry, VP, Technology Banking, Silicon Valley Bank
John Can Karayel, Head of Investments, Boast
Kate Wilson, Managing Editor, Vancouver Tech Journal
Uber Canada and Wallbox team up to help drivers switch to EVs
Uber Canada is teaming up with Wallbox to help bring home charging to more drivers using the Uber platform.
Learn more about the Uber and Wallbox partnership here.
Webcouv3r x AngelForum presents DAO NIGHT | June 2
Webcouv3r and AngelForum plan to explore the specifics of DAO creation, joining and managing a DAO, and look at the opportunities, and challenges in the DAO space in Webcouv3r. Joining them for this exclusive DAO Night panel are:
Annika Lewis, GitCoin
Adrian Li, YVR DAO
Gregory Peacock, squiggleDAO
Chris Neumann, Panache Ventures
Irene Dorsman, AngelForum
The Data Effect | June 3
With a smart, collaborative approach to private and public data, we can fast-track solutions to climate change, social inequity, health research, and more. But what are the tools and skills needed to achieve this?
On June 3, you’re invited to The Data Effect: How to Build a Digital Society where experts will explore that very question.
Speakers are from organizations like HSBC, Republic of Estonia, SFU, Vancity, and more.
🤫 Tip: There are even more events coming up. » Check them out here.