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🏙️ Midweek Memo: Tech celebrates Pride
Plus, three big leadership changes at two Vancouver companies, and learn how to join your online VTJ community.
Welcome to the Midweek Memo: your weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
🤖 #vtjtalks: AI Hype vs Utility: Where Are We Now? | August 16
Join us for a deep discussion on how AI is providing value right here, right now, beyond the hype. Speakers include:
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☕ Tech Morning Coffee at The Coffee Bar | August 15
As usual, you’re invited to join us every Tuesday between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. to connect with the Vancouver tech community in an informal atmosphere.
📅 QT Connect Pride Edition | August 4
Join to help celebrate the vibrant pride season and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and queer techies who are ready to take the world by storm.
Get ready to unlock new possibilities as you network, connect, and unleash your inner trailblazer. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a tech enthusiast, or both, this event is your golden ticket to a world of incredible opportunities.
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More must-attend events from our partners
entrepreneurship@UBC Immersion Week (EIW) | September 26-28
TechPong 2023 | October 19
Check out the full events list of tech events events.vantechjournal.com
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This week: Jelly Digital Marketing & PR
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Vancouver Tech Journal members receive up to $1000 off a variety of Jelly Digital Marketing & PR courses.
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs
Be like Montra and reach qualified local talent with our Vancouver Tech Jobs board.
Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered, with open jobs including:
LexSelect is hiring a Technical Lead
Montra Interactive is hiring a Backend Developer
SunTracker Technology is hiring a Software Engineer
The BC Public Service is hiring a Product Manager
UrbanLogiq is hiring a Senior Software Engineer - Product Implementation
Ari is hiring a Lead Engineer
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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🙋 Your online community
Did you know you can connect with your tech community using our dedicated VTJ Slack? We know not all of you can get to our events in person, so this is your chance to network and chat with your friendly neighbourhood tech professionals from the comfort of your home.
Five more opportunities for you:
Apply to the PacifiCan Business Scale-up and Productivity program
Apply for the BC Nimbus Synergies Health Impact Investor Challenge
Join Regenerative Capital Group as a CEO-in-residence