GrowLab, Invoke Labs, Launch Academy, Spring Activator, and Wavefront are joining forces to bring you what’s bound to be the Vancouver startup event of the year: Cascadia Startup Fest – Accelerating Together.
Organized by Vancouver’s leading tech accelerators and incubators, Cascadia Startup Fest is a series of workshops and a high-energy pitch competition that connects tech entrepreneurs across the Cascadia region with investors, media, and industry professionals. Read more
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in conjunction with GreenTech Exchange, Foresight CAC & the Vancouver Economic Commission invites you to a presentation on the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in Denver. Read more
Experience the Management of Technology (MOT) MBA this Thursday, February 6th as the Beedie School of Business hosts a session with a mini-case from the Academic Chair. Read more
Vancouver’s Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel is hosting Wavefront’s Third Annual Wireless Summits from February 4 to 6, 2014. The technology leadership conference will focus on wireless and mobile solutions that have allowed businesses to transform strategically. Read more
The GreenTech Exchange (GTEx) is hosting their year end forum on Wednesday, December 18th.
Enabling Energy Savings with the Rise of Cloud Computing will focus on how users and providers can save energy to ensure the advancements of cloud computing. Read more
Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver are inviting early-stage technology-based companies to enter their Generator Challenge Competition to win free workspace at the Discovery Parks Vancouver facility for one year beginning May 1, 2014.
The Generator Challenge Competition is an annual “Dragons’ Den” style competition for startups in the lifesciences and technology sector. 2014-15 will be the fourth year of the Generator. Read more
Competition Alumni Terry Beech was recently named to Business in Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 winners for 2013 and now he has written a book.
The Founder of 2010 competition winner Hiretheworld.com has co-authored The In-Credibility Factor.
The book highlights the rags to riches stories of 30 high profile Canadian entrepreneurs and then has 30 strategies and tips to be an entrepreneur yourself. Chapter 1 starts strong with Jimmy Pattison and the book goes on to visit entrepreneurs in every province. Read more
Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) recently launched the Western Innovation Initiative (WINN) to assist SMEs in commercializing new technology-based products, processes and services.
WINN is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with operations in Western Canada to move their new and innovative technologies from the later stages of research and development to the marketplace. Read more
Twice a year the C100 invites 20 of Canada’s most promising startups to the Silicon Valley for two days of mentorship, workshops, investor meetings, strategic partner visits and networking. Read more
Launch Academy’s fourth Pitch Day is this week on Wednesday, August 28th.
Join 200+ entrepreneurs, investors, media, and community professionals for a night of high-energy pitching and a showcase of some of Vancouver’s hottest startups.