🏙️ Midweek Memo: Morning Tech Coffee location, FounderFuel, and awards
Plus, 30% off Shift Advanced for VTJ members.
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 member perks, our March #vtjtalks event, and the Small Business BC awards.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
☕ Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee at The Coffee Bar | March 7
We’re going back to our roots this week, and hosting the weekly Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee at one of our regular spots.
On Tuesday, you’re invited to join us at The Coffee Bar (10 Water Street) between 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.
🔮 #vtjtalks: The Future of the Creator Economy | March 15
TikTok, OnlyFans, courses, Web3, tokens, newsletters – is this a flash in the pan, or the future of business?
Join us this month to explore topics surrounding content technology, payment platforms, video distribution, token gating, the impact of generative AI, gaming, ways creators can diversify and grow their businesses, and much more.
Christie Horsman, vice president of marketing, Thinkific
Ali Adab, chief content officer, SoleSavy and co-founder, Fetti
Chloe Morris, director of creator relations, Viral Nation
Michael Tippett, vice president of corporate and business development, Later.com
William Johnson, founder, Vancouver Tech Journal
📣 Changing the Narrative: Funding your women-owned business | March 8
This International Women's Day, learn how you can access the right funding for your woman-owned business at every stage of your growth.
A panel of funding experts will discuss how you can leverage all the money – grants, debt, and equity – as you build and scale your business.
Moderated by Maninder Dhaliwal, managing partner of Startup Studio, speakers include:
Brianna Blaney, CEO & co-founder of Pocketed
Jill Earthy, CEO at InBC
Lisa Payne, portfolio company advisor at Alacrity Canada
Mehrsa Raeiszadeh, COO & co-founder of MintList
🚀 FounderFuel 2023 Program Information Session - Vancouver | March 8
Attention Vancouver tech founders! FounderFuel is back and hitting the road to find Canada's top tech talent.
Join this in-depth session to learn about the iconic program's main components, including mentor matching, leadership development, expert sessions, fundraising preparation, VC funding, and Canada's largest Demo Day.
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk
This week: Shift
A desktop app for streamlining and collaborating across accounts and workflows.
Vancouver Tech Journal members receive a 30% discount on the first year of Shift Advanced.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to redeem your perks or learn more about VTJ membership.
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
Steve Ziff and John Torris join ImagineAR as advisors to the CEO. Details »
Jordan Melville appointed to advisory role at Pangea. Details »
Annika Lewis joins Eco Association as an executive director. Details »
Kim Perry named chief growth officer at emtelligent. 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.
Proxima HQ is hiring a Software Architect
STEMCELL Technologies is hiring an Equipment Technician
Goose is hiring a Senior React Native Engineer
Electronic Arts is hiring a Manager FP&A (Respawn)
Coinbase is hiring a Head of Cyber Security Operations
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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