Posts tagged Entrepreneurship

Managed by Futurpreneur Canada, ThriveNorth was launched in November 2014 through a five-year partnership established by Youth Business International (YBI), a global non-profit organization that supports international youth entrepreneurship initiatives. Futurpreneur is YBI's Canadian partner and has been supporting young, emerging business owners for over 20 years.

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Vancouver Economic Commission

As the economic development agency for the City of Vancouver, we work to strengthen Vancouver’s thriving economy by supporting local companies, attracting high-impact investment and promoting international trade. VEC collaborates with business, academia and government organizations to position Vancouver as a global destination for innovative, creative and sustainable business.

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The Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum (VEF)

The Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum (VEF) is an online and offline platform for entrepreneurs within the technology realm. Through monthly forums, we bring together like-minded people to cultivate connections and create conversations designed to stimulate ideas. We host eight events per calendar year, kicking off our season in September and running until May with a hiatus in December.

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HATCH Accelerator

entrepreneurship@UBC's HATCH Accelerator Program provides you and your team the support, space and expertise to take your world-changing innovation to the next level.  

The accelerator is for ventures who have completed the Incubator Program and been invited to continue their venture-building journey with entrepreneurship@UBC by joining the HATCH Accelerator.

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The Rise of Tech in Vancouver

If you were unaware of Vancouver’s prowess in technology you could be forgiven. After all, many who live here don’t realize the depth of the technology foundation that has been developed here over the last several decades.

Outside of Hootsuite, Plenty of Fish and a few other local high profile names, tech in many ways flies under the radar. That’s not because it’s not here, but rather many in the space go about their business in the typical unassuming Vancouver manner.

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