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 4.00pm)
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS (4.00pm to 4.25pm)
Deal Structuring and Term Sheets workshop Thurday, September 19 Kelowna
Okanagan Angel Investment Summit Thursday-Friday, September 19-20 Kelowna
VANTEC Investor Meeting Wednesday, October 2 Vancouver
Keiretsu Forum Vancouver Chapter Meeting Tuesday, October 8 Vancouver
VANTEC Agrifoodtech & Cleantech Wednesday, November 6 Vancouver
Angel Investing & Due Diligence Workshop Friday, November 28 Vancouver
VANTEC 20 Year Anniversary Party Friday, November 28 Vancouver
Social Venture Institute Wednesday-Sunday, September 11-15 Cortes Island
BC Food and Beverage Awards Gala Tuesday, September 17 Vancouver
Volition Pitch Nights: Improving the odds of attracting investors and mentors
Paul Brassard | email@example.com | 778-322-4864
Roger Killen | firstname.lastname@example.org | 604-408-0888
Startup Vancouver / Startup Canada
Colin Weston | email@example.com | 604-838-8431
Natural Products Canada
Darren Bolding | firstname.lastname@example.org | 587-596-5277
Jamil A. Karim | email@example.com | 604-317-5786
Women's Enterprise Centre
Melanie Rupp | firstname.lastname@example.org | 250-868-3454 or 800-643-7014
New Ventures BC
Angie Schick | email@example.com | 604-725-5740
Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection: Supporting early-stage startups at SFU
Janice OBriain | firstname.lastname@example.org | 778-782-8728
Tandem Innovation: We provide a network of Contract CFO’s, Accounting and Bookkeeping Professionals with co-founder mindsets to collaborate with visionary entrepreneurs to innovate and grow businesses from startup to exit. https://www.tandemig.com/
Tania Lo | email@example.com | 604-241-8400
TD Commercial Banking
Eugene Lam | firstname.lastname@example.org | 604-654-8608
Irene Dorsman | email@example.com | 604-671-0632
Vancouver Entrepreneurs' Forum
Paul | Koros PaulKoros@gmail.com | 778 686 7285
INDEPENDENT UPDATES & PREVIEWS (4.20pm to 4.35pm)
If you wish to make a Presentation, please complete and submit the Application form.
Greenhouse Games | Gaming | Greenhouse Games is a game publisher & developer focused on mass market ‘Free to Play’ (F2P) games for Mobile platforms. CannaFarm, Vino Valley, HopFarm.
AntEater | Software | The Fastest, Simplest CRM for Gmail & Slack to boost team productivity using AI.
Microbiome Insights Inc. (MBI) | Biotechnology | Microbiome testing company (100% revenue growth, high margins), leveraging expertise & revenue to launch microbiome focused chronic disease management platform.
Social Media Miners | IT Services | Social Media Miners (SMM) - Promote Your Brand on Social Media
Tripify | Travel | Online travel price prediction and automatic booking
Waivio | Internet / Web Services |
21Q | Mobile | Social meeting app. Real people. Real connections.
myMomentum | Internet / Web Services | Earn rewards for every healthy choice you make - wellness made fun and simple.
EP Health | Healthcare Services | EP Health is disrupting corporate wellness industry by its algorithm based unique yet personalized employee wellness programs.
hopOhop | Travel | Personalized Travel Experiences Optimized by AI
Qase | Legal | Qase is a two-sided marketplace that helps people find and work with lawyers online to solve everyday legal problems.
Onehire Solutions | IT Services | Fully integrated unified HR Platform
ACCELERATOR SPONSORED PREVIEWS (4.35pm to 5.15pm)
Presenting companies to be announced.
Tamwood Global Startup School Tamwood Careers provides teaching and training staff who have extensive and up to date industry experience. At the Global Startup School (GSS) at Tamwood Careers, we are challenging the status quo - we have set out to redefine how business and entrepreneurship are taught so we can cultivate the next generation of business leaders. GSS's programs are designed for students who want to make an impact on the world.
Contact: Rodrigo Teixeira | firstname.lastname@example.org
Accel-Rx is Canada’s national health innovation accelerator fund providing seed capital and expertise to promising early-stage companies developing therapeutics, diagnostics and medical devices.
Contact: Elayne Wandler | email@example.com | 604-626-3301
Sonic Incytes | Medical Devices | Quantitative ultrasound for point of care
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 Donaldson | firstname.lastname@example.org | 604-371-4245
e@UBC connects entrepreneurs with the best resources in the UBC community.
Kari LaMotte | email@example.com | 604 827 2792
Launch Academy is a pre-accelerator program that helps early stage tech entrepreneurs execute on their startups through education, mentorship, lean metrics and networking opportunities. They are currently accepting new memberships.
Contact: Sam Chan | firstname.lastname@example.org | 778-998-8089
RADIUS build solutions and support leaders in service of systems change. To enact social change, we nurture radical ideas into useful solutions. Along the way, we learn by doing, and equip aspiring changemakers to drive economic transformation.
Contact: Vanja (VJ) Terzic | email@example.com | 604-401-0239
XOMBO | Healthcare Services | Our mission is to prevent and reduce the incidents of chronic illness by empowering patients and their caretakers with technology that enables continuous, longitudinal, non-invasive data monitoring.
Open Dialogue | Other | Open Dialogue helps young leaders overcome stress and thrive with a blend of human support and A.I.
SFU VentureLabs®, accelerates innovation-based ventures through the BC Venture Acceleration Program, helping businesses accelerate market validation, access mentoring from experienced serial entrepreneurs, learning opportunities and workshops, co-working, meeting and maker spaces, as well as access to financing.
Contact: Eunice Au Yeung | firstname.lastname@example.org | 778-819-6797
NETWORKING (5.30pm to 6.45pm)
Time for conversations with entrepreneurs, fellow investors and accelerators over a beverage and light snacks.
- VentureLabs, 11th floor, 555 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4N4, Canada