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🏙️ Midweek Memo: Super early access to #vtjtalks
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. This week, read about six local tech jobs, six business opportunities, and two big people moves.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
🏦 #vtjtalks: Inside InBC, the Province's $500M Strategic Investment Fund | May 23
InBC is investing its $500 million into local companies and venture funds that offer both financial gain and social impact.
Are you an investor or startup looking to learn more about how InBC works? Want details about its decision-making criteria and process? Do you have questions about how to access its capital? Join us to hear from:
☕ Vancouver Tech Morning Coffee | May 23
You’re invited to join us on Tuesday between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. in Gastown at the Coffee Bar (10 Water Street)!
Discover a new career, find your next co-founder, or learn something new — you can do it all at one of our upcoming coffee meetups.
⭐ Tech Talent North | May 31
Connect with top HR leaders to share and learn the latest trends and solutions to help your tech organization scale talent, stay competitive, and build a reputable employer brand that will attract, engage, and retain top tech talent.
Hear world-class speakers and connect with peers to share best practices, problem solve, and strategize on issues such as recruitment, EDI, retention, leading dispersed teams, layoffs, competitive total rewards, and more.
💥 Vancouver Startup Week | June 2-9
Just released: Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) schedule
VSW is a week-long celebration that builds momentum and fosters connections among entrepreneurs, investors, leaders, and friends within the Greater Vancouver startup community.
Join in for workshops and talks, a recruitment fair, an ecosystem showcase, events, networking, and a chance to make connections with local and global success stories.
☕ Women in Tech Coffee with Toast | June 7
Join a casual coffee networking event hosted by Toast, a women's tech collective and talent partner dedicated to promoting gender diversity on technical teams.
With only 35 attendees, this event provides a unique opportunity to meet and mingle. Whether you're looking for a new job, seeking advice on career development, or simply interested in connecting with other women in tech, this is the perfect morning for you.
eShopCrypto: Second-hand marketplace revolutionizing online trading
Vancouver's eShopCrypto has launched a beta platform featuring smart contract payments for secure, user-friendly transactions, diverse product categories, and lower fees.
Experience the future at eShopCrypto.com.
💸 #vtjtalks: Fintech | June 20
Our #vtjtalks monthly events bring together entrepreneurs, executives, talent, investors, and tech community members to network and learn.
Join us in June to answer the question: Is every company morphing into a fintech company?
Get super early-bird tickets before more details are announced.
📅 #vtjtalks: The Year in Vancouver Tech – So Far | July 12
From investments and acquisitions to layoffs and leadership changes, we’ve had no shortage of big tech news this year.
Sign up for our July #vtjtalks to find out how the Vancouver tech ecosystem is doing halfway through 2023.
More must-attend events from our partners
Emerging Technologies Webinar Series | May 18 and June 8
DigiBC Online Video Game Development Camp for Girls | Summer 2023
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
🎁 Featured VTJ Membership Perk
This week: Maven
Maven is the leading platform for cohort-based courses, created by the founders of Udemy, altMBA, and Socratic.
Vancouver Tech Journal members receive 30% off the Cryptocurrency Foundations Course.
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
Giovani Geremia was promoted to director of technology at Trendi. Details »
Jessie Ford joins HeroX as director of community innovation. Details »
Erika Rottenberg was appointed to Trulioo’s board of directors. Details »
Chris Benson was promoted to vice president of partnerships and projects at Moment Energy. 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.
The BC Public Service is hiring a Senior Data Warehouse Architect and BI Developer
SALUS is hiring a Corporate Controller
Boomi is hiring a Commercial Account Rep3 (Inside Sales) - Hybrid
Boomi is hiring a Sales Development Representative (BDR) - Hybrid
UrbanLogiq is hiring a Senior Software Engineer - Product Implementation
Ari is hiring a Lead Engineer
BrainStation is hiring an Educator, Cybersecurity
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
Growing your team? Post a job with us »
Six more opportunities for you:
Apply for a free three-month trial at ECOMsquare – for Shopify employees affected by layoffs
Register for TiE Women to support female-founded startups
Nominate a leader in intelligent and connected devices for a Misties Award
Volunteer at a climatech event at Vancouver Startup Week
Apply for the Google for Startups Accelerator: Cloud