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Vancouver's Economic news
September 11, 2019
Foresight wins RFP, joins VEC & regional partners to deliver Tech Deployment Network
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
what we are working on
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
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.
We are active in the community
Tuesday, Dec 3rd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pmVancouver Investment Showcase 2019
Feb 10th, 2020 - Feb 12th, 2020 | 9:00am - 8:00pmGLOBE 2020
Friday, Nov 1st, 2019 | 11:45am - 3:45pmSustainable Production Forum 2019: Critical Path to ZEV Workshop
Monday, Oct 7th, 2019 | 3:30pm - 5:55pmEcoCity World Summit 2019
Jul 19th, 2019 - Jul 20th, 2019 | 8:30am - 1:00pmAffordability Workshops: Tech & Industrial
Thursday, Apr 11th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pmValhalla Angels 101 Basecamp for New Angel Investors – Vancouver