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VANTEC meeting - Meet the Accelerators

04 Oct 2023
3:30pm - 6:30pm PDT

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Location - SFU Venture Labs (11th Floor)


Open Network: Meet the Accelerators

We will be introducing a number of our accelerator partners and hearing short 90-second pitches from promising entrepreneurs who are backed by these partners.




Networking 3:30pm

In-person networking and online networking via zoom.


Community Announcements 4:00pm

Community partners are invited to announce their upcoming events to the investors in the room. If you would like to make an announcement, please email us at


Accelerator Sponsored Company Previews 4:15pm  


SFU VentureLabs scales-up world-class technology companies by ‘powering up’ ventures with amazing talent, technologies, entrepreneurial and research expertise, access to funding, government assistance programs and international expansion opportunities.

entrepreneurship@UBC has mobilized UBC innovation and entrepreneurship since 2013, helping the UBC community to translate their innovation into tangible impact through the creation of transformative ventures. Working with a multitude of faculties, institutes and student clubs, entrepreneurship@UBC activates entrepreneurs and innovators in an equitable and inclusive environment by providing experiential learning, resources, and services directed at company creation, funding and growth.

Spring Activator is a global incubator, accelerator, and advisory firm that helps impact entrepreneurs and investors thrive. In addition, we identify ways in which we can further develop the entrepreneurial ecosystem to increase collaboration and to develop programs that work in your communities. Specifically to entrepreneurs, we provide direct teaching, training, and mentorship. In addition, we run programs such as the Impact Startup Visa Accelerator, the Impact Investor Challenge, and more.

Foresight is Western Canada's cleantech accelerator. We support cleantech ventures in every vertical, from transportation, natural resources, built environments, energy, industrial efficiency, and beyond. Participants in our programs benefit from mentorship and tailored educational programs alongside investor introductions, innovation challenge opportunities, and networking events. Since 2013, we have supported 1000+ ventures to grow their business, land pilot programs, and scale internationally.

Volition help founders navigate their knowledge gaps and "now what?" moments through startup business advising, educational programming, and community events.  Since 2017, we have served 1500+ companies across 20 startup communities and worked with over 30 ecosystem partners to deliver 230 pitch events, hackathons, and programs.

Launch Academy is western Canada's premier tech incubator and accelerator. Since 2012 Launch has incubated more than 6000 entreprenerus of which 300 have grown their startups to Seed and Series A stage and raised over $2.5 Billion in funding.


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

Company Showcase

In-person networking between investors, founders and community members while we serve complimentary beverages and appetizers.


Pitch Videos & Investor Packages

The recorded pitch videos, company presentations and investor packages, including more details on the team, financials and other documents will be available HERE to VANTEC members (must be logged in to view).


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.


Investment Partners
Community Partners



04 Oct 2023
3:30pm - 6:30pm PDT

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