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July 17, 2020
The $426 Million Sector You’ve Never Heard of – Meet Vancouver’s Contech Ecosystem
New to Vancouver this Quarter
Vancouver-based Event ticketing platform Picatic acquired by Eventbrite
B.C. government assigns $10 million to incentivize clean-energy vehicle purchases
Spaces is opening a 35,000 sq. ft. co-working office in Gastown
Amazon confirms second space in downtown Vancouver
Samsung Canada plants flag on Great Northern Way
Chinese International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Announces New HQ
Liquid Media and StratusCore announce distribution & operations partnership
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Social Purpose | Small BusinessImpact 6 PackTake this course to build a peer network of mission-driven businesses, create a unique Impact Strategy for your business, and identify the key messages that can help increase support for your business goals.
Capital Access & AttractionDiscovery Foundation’s Capital Mentorship ProgramMasterMind Capital is a deep dive into the process of raising capital, giving entrepreneurs the training, tools, and knowledge to raise the right money at the right time.
Green Economy | Market ResearchGreen Buildings Market ResearchThe BC Energy Step Code could deliver up to 1,700 jobs as local manufacturing & construction industries pivot towards sustainability
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Oct 1st, 2020 - Oct 31st, 2020 | 10:30pm - 10:30pmSuccess and Opportunity in Vancouver’s Circular Economy
Wednesday, Feb 19th, 2020 | 5:30pm - 8:30pmCAIA Seattle presents: Investing in British Columbia, What You Need to Know
Sunday, Jan 26th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 8:00pm[Postponed] Culture, Cross-Cultures and Thriving in a Complex World
Wednesday, Feb 12th, 2020 | 7:30am - 9:15amTechnology Deployment Network Reverse Pitch Competition
Wednesday, Dec 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pmVancouver Investment Showcase 2019
Feb 11th, 2020 - Feb 12th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pmGLOBE 2020