VANTEC OPEN NETWORK
Featuring short 90-second pitches from local entrepreneurs – some of whose promising ventures are backed by local accelerators and incubators.
A G E N D A
NETWORKING (3.30pm to 7.00pm)
INTRODUCTIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS and SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (4.00pm to 4.15pm)
VANTEC Pitch Circuit: Improving the odds of attracting investors and mentors
Cascadia Venture Forum: High potential life/health innovation companies
Vancouver Startup Week
Meet the Local Accelerators and Incubators, Wed 27, 3-9pm, Vancouver Club
Angel Investing Demystified, Fri 29, 2-6pm, SFU Venture Labs
ACCELERATOR SPONSORED PREVIEWS (4.15pm to 6pm)
Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre brings clean technology entrepreneurs together with corporate partners, universities, government agencies and local service providers to succeed with sustainable and profitable business models.
Contact: Neil Huff, firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-306-0487
Presenting companies to be announced.
The Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec) is a not-for-profit organization governed by a select group of technology executives that form a volunteer board of directors. SRCTec offers venture accelerator services to local tech entrepreneurs in the “Region” (including the District of Mission, Cities of Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Maple Ridge, and the Township of Langley)
Contact Info: Mike Manion, email@example.com
- Aeroroot has developed a prototype aeroponics system to grow micro-greens and firstname.lastname@example.org
- Advanced Intelligent Systems is committed to state-of-the-art research in Unmanned Ground Vehicle to solve industry challenges. Info@ai-systems.ca
BC Food Processors Association strengthens BC food processors by creating the environment to position the industry to compete and grow locally and globally, and to serve as the industry’s advocate.
Contact: James Pratt, email@example.com
- Mazza Innovation has commercialized a patented extraction technology used to produce clean ingredients for the $20 Billion nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and health product industries, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wavefront connects mobile and wireless companies with commercialization and mentorship programs, international linkages and state-of-the-art infrastructure.
Contact: Nikki Arasaki, Manager, Accelerator Programs, email@example.com, 778-328-3875
Spring is a global start-up school for impact entrepreneurs who want to change the world.
- ABAKiS Solutions Inc.
Presenter: Erik Minty, CTO & co-founder/David Costin, COO & co-founder, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Presenter: Andrew Tait, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Presenter: Christa Giampa, email@example.com
Bioenterprise Corporation is a national, non-profit business accelerator offering commercialization services to support the growth and expansion of companies with agriculture, agri-food, and bio-based products or services. With six (6) offices in Canada, Bioenterprise provides agri-tech companies with scientific and technical expertise, industry knowledge, business services, and global connections.
Contact: Jessica Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org
“FREE RANGE” PREVIEWS (4.15pm to 6pm)
If you wish to make a Presentation, please complete and submit the Application form.
Networking in the exhibit area immediately following the pitches (6pm to 7pm)
Meet your fellow investors, exhibiting accelerators and entrepreneurs, ask questions, watch demos ..and enjoy a beverage and light snacks.
- VentureLabs, 11th floor, 555 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4N4, Canada