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VANTEC Open Network 2019

11 Sep 2019
3:30pm - 7:00pm PDT

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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)




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 | | 778-322-4864


Vancouver Business Network Meetup  every Tuesday evening in north Burnaby

Roger Killen | | 604-408-0888


Startup Vancouver / Startup Canada

Colin Weston | | 604-838-8431


Natural Products Canada

Darren Bolding | | 587-596-5277


Innovate BC 

Jamil A. Karim | | 604-317-5786


Women's Enterprise Centre

Melanie Rupp | | 250-868-3454 or 800-643-7014


New Ventures BC

Angie Schick | | 604-725-5740 


Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection: Supporting early-stage startups at SFU

Janice OBriain | | 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.

Tania Lo | | 604-241-8400


TD Commercial Banking

Eugene Lam | | 604-654-8608


Angel Forum

Irene Dorsman | | 604-671-0632 

Vancouver Entrepreneurs' Forum
Paul | Koros | 778 686 7285



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



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 | 


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 | | 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 | | 604-371-4245


e@UBC connects entrepreneurs with the best resources in the UBC community.

Kari LaMotte  | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 | | 778-819-6797



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NETWORKING (5.30pm to 6.45pm)

Time for conversations with entrepreneurs, fellow investors and accelerators over a beverage and light snacks.   

11 Sep 2019
3:30pm - 7:00pm PDT

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