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VANTEC meeting

05 May 2021
3:30pm - 6:00pm PDT

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Founder & Investor Networking 3:30pm

Random founder and investor networking in 5-minute cycles on Zoom.


Community Announcements 4:00pm

Community partners are invited to announce their upcoming events to the investors and founders in the room and subscribers to our newsletter. Simply email us at


WUTIF | Mike Volker, Founder & Director |


Investor Showcase Wednesday, May 26 Online
VANTEC Life Sciences and HealthTech Meeting 
Wednesday, June 2 Online


From Lenders To Entrepreneurs: Tips & Best Practices On Funding & Due Diligence Preparations Thursday, May 6 Online
BC Startup Showcase Wednesday, May 12 Online
Startup Showcase - Developing your Nutrition based Business Wednesday, May 19 Online
Tech Fest NW Friday, May 21 Online
Vancouver Startup Week 2021 Friday, May 21-28 Online
TiE Vancouver Demo Day Thursday, June 10 Online


Company Presentations 4:15pm

Companies can apply to pitch here and are recommended to attend one or more of the pitch circuit events to practice their pitch. The presenting companies will be announced 2 weeks prior to the meeting.

UPDATES (90 seconds)

Companies to be announced.


PREVIEWS (90 seconds)

Kite Company Creator | Mining and Metals | Gust | Kite creates companies to digitally transform resource industries for environmental benefit.

Minnow Technologies, Inc. | Consumer Services | Gust | Minnow's smart food delivery lockers provide a secure, convenient solution for delivering and picking up food.

TUEX Education | Education | Gust | TUEX is a dynamic online platform that rapidly matches students with experienced tutors online to arrange tutoring sessions face-to-face. 

HTuO Biosciences | Biotechnology | Gust | We are building a platform for high-precision drug design, allowing us to develop therapeutic molecules for targets that are currently considered "undruggable".

Total Flow Cannula | Medical Devices and Equipment | Gust | Total Flow is developing novel medical devices to prevent injury from equipment in patients undergoing extracorporeal circulation.

Breathe-Global Devices Ltd | Medical Devices and Equipment | Gust | VENTI is an IoT cuirass ventilator based on 100 years of proven tech, sold standalone and in kits worldwide to help millions of respiratory patients and those with COVID in hospital, assisted living, and at home.

Artenal | Agriculture | Gust | ​AI and ML based robotics system that harvests fruits thrice the speed of its nearest competitors and is half the cost.

Pocketed | Software | Gust | We help Canadian businesses easily access over $2.9B annually in grant funding with our free intelligent matching platform & our monetized marketplace.

ĒMAGEN | Education | Gust | ĒMAGEN is a real-time holographic content provider and distribution platform for academic institutions.

Grip 'n Stick | Consumer Products | Gust | Grip 'n Stick cell phone grip combines the Popsocket with a sticky gel pad to stick to walls to take self portraits. 


SMRT1 Technologies | Software | Gust | SMRT1 is transforming automated merchandising through cloud-connected touchscreen vending solutions that collect real-time data and business intelligence.

Difinity Solutions Inc. | Medical Devices and Equipment | Gust | The first interchangeable and modular autoinjector solution for emergency medication delivery.

Summit Nanotech | Mining and Metals | Gust | Summit Nanotech has developed a proprietary process to extract lithium from natural brines to produce green lithium for the growing electric vehicle sector.

Manyone | Internet / Web Services | Gust | Manyone is a decentralized, self-sovereign secure messaging and digital identity wallet allowing consumers and enterprises to transition to Web 3.0. 


Founder & Investor Networking 5:30pm-6:00pm

General networking in the common room. Dedicated Q&A breakout rooms with full presentation founders, their investor sponsor, and investors in 2 x 10-minute cycles, followed by 5-minute cycles of random founder & investor networking until the end of the VANTEC meeting.


Company Investor Decks & Contact Details

The company presentations, contact details, investor packages with more details on terms and business plans are available to VANTEC members on the Gust platform. Email us at if you have any questions.


NOTE: In our effort to share the pitches and presentations beyond our venue for a bigger impact we record all of our events and make them available online.

By attending this event, you consent to the use of photography/video/audio in all forms of media, for any and all promotional purposes including advertising, display, audiovisual, exhibition or editorial use by VANTEC Angel Network without payment or other compensation.


05 May 2021
3:30pm - 6:00pm PDT

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