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Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program offers a four-week program for up to 16 entrepreneurs

July 31st, 2017

Are you an entrepreneur looking to sharpen your pitch and prepare yourself for $1M+ in investment capital? The next installment of the Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program offers a four-week program for up to 16 entrepreneurs. Click here to apply. From September 8 through September 25, a combination of workshops, seminars, mentor-driven education and peer support will […]

3 Canadian companies chosen to participate in Discovery Foundation’s RevUp Program

June 13th, 2017

Three Canadian tech companies are confirmed to participate in Discovery Foundation’s RevUp Program this spring/summer. This eight-month program is delivered through Wavefront’s Vancouver headquarters and is designed for companies in a high-growth stage. The participating companies will receive coaching on how to build sustainable revenue, develop customer acquisition models and attain operational efficiency. To read […]

June 20th – ACETECH presents a Discovery Foundation Growth Essentials Program: Topgrading

May 24th, 2017

The single most important driver of organization performance is human capital or talent. The ability to hire and promote the best people at every level is what distinguishes premier companies, large or small, from mediocre companies. The company with better talent is bound to win. The trouble is most companies don’t have superior talent because […]

DISCOVERY FOUNDATION CAPITAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

April 26th, 2017

The Vancouver Economic Commission is pleased to partner with Spring, New Ventures BC and Highline BETA to deliver the Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program and Vancouver Technology Showcase. The Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program is designed to help early-stage, for-profit entrepreneurs become more strategic in raising capital critical to accelerating their ventures. Running from April […]

Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program: Strategic Fundraising 101 April 25th, 2017

April 21st, 2017

When? April 25th, 2017 Where? CodeCore Bootcamp, 142 West Hastings Street, V6B 1G8, Vancouver, BC, Canada What? Delivered by the Vancouver Economic Commission as Part 1 of the Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program, learn how to be strategic in your investment-seeking methods! Equip yourself with the tools and knowledge to align with strategic investors, raise […]

Discovery Foundation announces 2017 Technology Education Program Agents

April 11th, 2017

TEP Agents are industry organizations or educational institutions experienced in offering educational programs to technology entrepreneurs.  Discovery Foundation looks for Agents that can teach technology entrepreneurs the business skills and practices essential to grow world-scale BC-based businesses. Agents and programs are selected in a yearly competition by the Foundation to help deliver its educational mandate. […]

Discovery Foundation’s Mentoring and Catalyst Program presents Dec 12th Scaling Up: Growing Multi-Million Dollar Companies in Vancouver

December 7th, 2016

Hosted by Venture Connection in partnership with the  Beedie School of Business The focus moves away from startup to scale up as we host a panel of high profile Canadian entrepreneurs. Panelists include Shannon Susko (Serial entrepreneur and author of the Metronome Effect), Jason Lindstrom (Bucket List), Greg Malpass (Traction on Demand), and more! This […]

TEP 2017 Call for Applications: Deadline December 12th 5pm

November 3rd, 2016

Discovery Foundation is now accepting applications for TEP 2017 from industry organizations, educational institutions, or similar who are experienced in offering educational programs to technology entrepreneurs. Discovery Foundation is seeking partner Agents that can teach technology entrepreneurs the business skills and practices essential to grow world-scale BC-based businesses. Application deadline is December 12th, 2016 at […]

Discovery Foundation and ECUAD: Living Labs present ABD3 Speaker Series: 2016

September 20th, 2016

Hear the stories of seven entrepreneurs, designers and tech pioneers who’ve put together wildly successful startups, worked with top companies, and developed new and incredible products and business models. This series of guest lectures brings together a phenomenal breadth of experience in entrepreneurship practices, with a focus on the creative sector. For more info and […]

Discovery Foundation and the Student Biotechnology Network are delighted to kick off the 2016-2017 season with our annual Building Biotech Event: September 28th!

September 15th, 2016

The SBN Building Biotech event is a business formal event at the beautiful Coast Coal Harbour Hotel. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the current state of the life sciences industry in BC and gain insights as to which areas within life sciences are growing and declining, as well as learn about what […]