Presentations

VANTEC Investor Meeting Agrifoodtech & Cleantech - Nov 6,  2019

Company Presentations

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

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Presentation: Investment Trends 2:30pm

Industry experts present trends, opportunities and examples why investing in Agtech, Foodtech and Cleantech is rapidly growing and rewarding.

Trends in Agtech & Foodtech - Tom Urban, Investor and Founder of  Agribusiness Advisors | VIDEO

Tom Urban is a Vancouver based investor in early stage Agtech companies, and the founder of Agribusiness Advisors. He  provides advisory services to CEOs and Boards and has made a number of direct investments in promising Ag start ups. Tom is also an Entrepreneur in Residence and Adjunct Professor at UBC and is part of a team and a large network of mentors that is supporting innovation and entrepreneurship at UBC. He has spent more than 25 years in the world of agriculture.

 

Trends in Cleantech - Jeanette Jackson, CEO at Foresight Cleantech Accelerator | DECK | VIDEO

Jeanette is an experienced CEO, entrepreneur and business strategist with broad-based experience in technology, business development, marketing and operations. Over the last 4 years, Jeanette has supported more than 20 Foresight companies as an Executive In Residence in several markets including bio-energy, electric vehicles, smart buildings, water tech, robotics and wind.  She is excited to bring the new vision of Foresight to life:   advancing the adoption of Canadian transformative cleantech companies through programs that help them launch, scale and grow.

 

EBC Investment Program Updates - Kevin Harvey, Portfolio Manager, Investment Capital Branch | DECK | VIDEO

Kevin Harvey is a Portfolio Manager with the Investment Capital Branch.  Kevin is dedicated to helping small businesses raise capital in BC under both the Eligible Business Corporation (EBC) and Venture Capital Corporation (VCC) programs.  Kevin Harvey is a CFA® charterholder, and is committed to working with entrepreneurs, investors, and industry stakeholders to grow the venture capital ecosystem in BC.

 

CEO Panel: The Journey from Startup to Scale-Up  3:00 pm | VIDEO

Tom Urban, Angel Investor and Advisor in Agrifoodtech talks with 3 successful local entrepreneurs and looks back at their journey from idea to business and scaling up.

Michael Gilbert, CEO at Semios, Automated climate, pest, insect and disease management and treatment for orchards.

Dave Dinesen, CEO at Cubic Farms - Commercial scale automated indoor farming systems.

Hamlet Abnousi, CEO at Novobind - Biological food additive to target and disarm dangerous microbes in farm animals.

 

VANTEC Investor Meeting - Oct 2,  2019

Company Presentations

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VANTEC Open Network - Sep 11,  2019

Company Presentations

AGENDA OF PRESENTING COMPANIES 

We did not record any of the 90 second pitches that companies gave at this event.

 

VANTEC Investor Meeting - July 1,  2019

Company Presentations

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VANTEC Investor Meeting Health & Life Sciences- June 12,  2019

 

Company Presentations

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Presentation: Trends in Health & Life Sciences

The Trends in Investment and Successful Commercialization

PresenterLesley Esford

Dr. Esford has spent the last couple of decades in the life sciences sector in leadership positions as an educator and a trusted advisor.  In her most recent positions at Accel-Rx and at Life Sciences BC, she has developed a large professional network and a comprehensive understanding of the global Life Sciences sector and investment community; including working with over 100 entrepreneurs developing drugs, medical devices, and diagnostics at every stage of the innovation process from concept to commercialization.

Watch the VIDEO of the Presentation and the panel conversation

 

Panel: Investing in Health & Life Sciences

Successfully Commercializing technology to create a Market Leading Company

Panel:

Patricia BeckmannPh.D., Managing Director, BioStrategy

Dr. Nima Ziraknejad, Ph.D. P.Eng., Founder & CEO, NZ Technologies Inc. 

Harrison BrownCo-Founder & CEO, HeadCheck Health

Elayne WandlerDirector Programs & Partnerships, Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator

ModeratorLesley Esford

Watch the VIDEO of the Panel Conversation

 

VANTEC Investor Meeting - May 1,  2019

 

Company Presentations

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

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VANTEC Investing in Digital Media, Gaming and AR/VR - Apr 3, 2019

 

Note: We apologize that this meeting was not captured on video due to an unforeseen circumstance

 

Presentation: Trends in Digital Media, Gaming & AR/VR

Presenter: Geoffrey Hansen, Managing Partner at Rocket Builders

 

Company Presentations

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INVESTOR PACKAGES on GUST include the presentation decks and more details on the team and financials.

 


VANTEC Investor Meeting - Mar 6,  2019

 

Company Presentations

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

INVESTOR PACKAGES on GUST include the presentation decks and more details on the team and financials.

 


VANTEC Investing in AI and ML - Feb 6, 2019

 

Presentation: Trends in AI and ML

VIDEO: Trends in Investment and Successful Commercialization of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies

Presenter: Geoffrey Hansen, Managing Partner at Rocket Builders

 

Panel: Investing in AI and ML

VIDEO: Successfully Commercializing AI/ML to create a Market Leading Company 

Moderator: Geoffrey Hansen, Managing Partner at Rocket Builders

Maryam Sadeghi, PhD, CEO and Co-founder, MetaOptima

Shamil HargovanCEO at Wiivv 

Michael ChengCo-founder of Lumen5

 

Company Presentations

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

INVESTOR PACKAGES on GUST include the presentation decks and more details on the team and financials.

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VANTEC Investor Meeting - Jan 9,  2019

 

Company Presentations

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

INVESTOR PACKAGES on GUST include the presentation decks and more details on the team and financials.

 


VANTEC Investing in Agtech & Cleantech- Dec 5, 2018

 

Presentations

Trends in CleanTech VIDEO - Jeanette Jackson, Managing Director at Foresight Cleantech Accelerator

Trends in AgTech VIDEO - Tom Urban, Investor and Founder of Agribusiness Advisors

Watch Tom's presentation deck and his approach to building an Agtech portfolio.

 

Investor & Entrepreneur Dialogues VIDEO

Tom Urban (investor) and Amar Singh of Elevated Signals

Jenny Yang (investor) and Gareth Brown of Clir Renewables

 

Company Presentations

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

INVESTOR PACKAGES on GUST include the presentation decks and more details on the team and financials.

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Email us at info@vantec.ca if you are a member but don't have access to GUST.

You can apply for membership here

 


VANTEC Investor Meeting - Nov 7, 2018

INVESTOR DECKS  & PITCH VIDEOS MP4 (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

 


VANTEC Investing in Digital Health - Oct 3, 2018

Investment trends in Digital Health by Geoffrey Hansen, Managing Partner at Rocket Builders 

PRESENTATION PDF      PRESENTATION VIDEO MP4

Panel discussion with 4 CEO's of BC based digital health companies

Alison Taylor and Trevor Johnston Co-CEO's at Jane Software

Geof Auchinleck CEO at Claris Healthcare

Alexandra Greenhill CEO at Careteam Technologies

PANEL DISCUSSION VIDEO MP4 

LIST OF PRESENTING COMPANIES

INVESTOR PITCH VIDEOS MP4 (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

 

 


VANTEC Open Network - Sep 12, 2018

LIST OF PRESENTING COMPANIES

INVESTOR PITCH DECKS (VANTEC members only, must be logged in to view)

 


BC and China: Angel Investment Opportunities - Mar 7, 2018

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How to Invest in Startup Ventures in BC and Canada, Mike Volker, Founder, VANTEC Angel Network

Investment Opportunities in Food and Agri TechJames PrattBC Food Processors Association

Investment Opportunities in Digital MediaJames HursthouseDigiBC 

Investment Opportunities in IOT, AI, Blockchain  Social Casino & Cannabis Tech,  Geoffrey HansenReady-to-Rocket 

Investment Opportunities in Life SciencesMichael LincolnAccel-Rx 

Chinese Translation of the above presentations

 


Investing in Food & Agriculture Technology - Feb 7, 2018

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Investment Trends in Food & Agriculture Technology, Michael McGee, Partner at Avrio

You can also watch the videos of the presentation, fireside chat and panels.