🏙️ Midweek Memo: The next must-attend IRL events, and funding for cleantech
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Welcome to the Midweek Memo, a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, moves, job openings, and industry opportunities. In this issue, read about a global gathering of local tech workers, C-suite appointments, and funding opportunities for made-in-B.C. clean energy technologies.
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🎟️ Vancouver Tech Events
🤝 TOMORROW: Remote Workers or New to Vancouver Coffee Meetup at The Home Key | January 26
The Home Key invites you to its coworking space and special event venue for its first coffee meetup of 2023.
Get to know other great folks from the community and stick around after to use the coworking space for the day.
👋 TOMORROW: Tech Industry Social by VTJ x CBRE's HTFG | January 26
Join the Vancouver Tech Journal team and our partners at CBRE's High Technology Facilities Group for the monthly Tech Industry Social.
The HTFG is the expert in office space for Vancouver’s startup and tech community.
Your first drink is free, compliments of The High Technology Facilities Group!
🍻 Founder and Scaleup Drinks With Fort Capital’s Cameron Burke | February 7
Join our friends at The Home Key to get insights – rooted in personal experience – about accelerating growth and scaling companies from concept to exit.
🌎 #vtjtalks: How BC Climatetech Could Save The World | February 22
Climate change is arguably the most pressing issue to threaten our livelihoods, and it can be overwhelming to think of where even to begin.
Thankfully, we have local leaders in climatetech helping us not only adapt to a changing climate, but to mitigate it too.
Join us next month for exclusive insights on what it takes to combat a warming world.
Don’t miss the B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) Open Call for Innovation
CICE is funding the development, commercialization, and scaling of made-in-B.C. clean energy technologies to accelerate the world towards a net-zero carbon future.
The Centre is ready to fast-track a diverse portfolio of solutions with high impact potential in:
Renewable natural gas
Battery technology and energy storage
Bioenergy, biofuels, and synthetic fuels
👩🏻💼 Vancouver Tech Moves
Major personnel changes, including promotions, hires, and departures:
Mark Goldberg joins BCLC as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Business Technology. Details »
Irina Novoselsky was announced as Chief Executive Officer at Hootsuite. Details »
KB Brinkley was appointed Chief Financial Officer at BBTV. Details »
Catherine Warren was announced as a Board Member at BBTV. Details »
Adarsh Pallian joins LOI Venture as a Venture Partner. Details »
Dr. Brenda G. Cooperstone was appointed to Gandeeva Therapeutics Board of Directors. Details »
Tom Roemer left his position as Vice President Academic at the BCIT. Details »
Switchboard Public Relations
As the country’s leading tech PR firm, Switchboard helps innovators create positive change by driving communication strategies that get results. Whether you need brand positioning, media relations, issues management or content creation, see how they’ll get you real results.
💼 Vancouver Tech Jobs
Whether you're looking for a dream role or a dream employee, Vancouver Tech Jobs has you covered.
Hiive is hiring a Principal Software Developer
Cognitive3D is hiring a Head of Product
Proxima HQ is hiring a Software Architect
LayerZero Labs is hiring a Frontend Engineer
Simon Fraser University is hiring a Junior Business Analyst
Check out who else is hiring on our Vancouver Tech Job Board »
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