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Apply today! Discovery Foundation’s Capital Mentorship Program

July 5th, 2019

  RAISE THE RIGHT MONEY AT THE RIGHT TIME Apply for the 2019 Cohort Today   Are you an entrepreneur looking to raise capital in the next six months to scale your business? Brought to you by the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) in partnership with Discovery Foundation, the Capital Mentorship Program will test your investor readiness through […]

Discovery Foundation and ACETECH present: 3HAG Way: The Strategic Execution System That Ensures Your Strategy Is Not A Wild Ass Guess! May 15th

May 6th, 2019

Join Shannon Byrne Susko for a half day session to Gut Out Your First 3HAG. This session will build confidence in your strategy and align your execution system to your strategy. Learn the 11 step process to clarify your 3 Year Highly Achievable Goal. As a CEO, the easy part may be finding your companies […]

Discovery Foundation announces the 2019 Technology Education Program partners

March 15th, 2019

Vancouver, British Columbia, March 15, 2019: The Discovery Foundation, committed to the development and sustainability of the science and technology sector in BC, today announced the winners of their annual competition for programs. $300,000 will be awarded to 10 agents for 2019 our programs. “We had many innovative and creative programs proposed for our 2019,” […]

6 Levels of Leadership (Part 1 of 2) – presented by Discovery Foundation and ACETECH

February 9th, 2019

Improve Your Culture, Performance and Profitability Learn how to leverage a simple, yet powerful framework to elevate leadership at all levels in your organization and achieve more alignment, engagement and performance. We will go through a step-by-step process that will allow you to discover and address some of the blind spots that are affecting productivity and […]

Discovery Foundation, BC Tech and BCjobs.ca are proud to host a conversation about diversity and inclusion in tech: Jan 16th

January 4th, 2019

Diversity goes beyond gender. It extends to sexual orientation, age, new parents returning to the workforce, those with disabilities, new immigrants, and beyond. What are tech companies doing to be more inclusive and welcome diversity into their teams? How can you support diversity in your own organization? Join us for an evening of thought-provoking discussion […]

Discovery Foundation’s BC Gender Equity Roadmap: A study of women in tech

December 13th, 2018

New to Discovery Foundation in 2018, we partnered with 3 different organizations to conduct research aimed at identifying gaps in diversity in the B.C. technology sector and providing recommendations for improvement. After 9 weeks on the road and 10 months of analyzing conversations with 1,600+ women and men in 30+ Canadian tech communities, Women in Tech […]

TEP 2019 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DEADLINE DECEMBER 21ST 5PM

November 23rd, 2018

Discovery Foundation is now accepting applications for TEP 2019 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 21st, 2018 at […]

Discovery Foundation Aspire to Tech Workshops presented by the BC Tech Association: Nov 24th and Dec 1st

November 16th, 2018

In partnership with BC Tech Association, the Discovery Foundation Aspire to Tech workshops will introduce women to a number of in-demand careers in tech while connecting them with accessible, actionable pathways and resources to land their first gig. The workshops, led by local experts will explore the step-by-step process of finding your first career in technology (which […]

Discovery Foundation’s BLAST Program introduces: Flip The Switch 2018, a Mastermind Intensive Weekend for Women in Tech! Nov 30th – Dec 2nd

November 16th, 2018

PurposeFive is excited to present, with the support of Discovery Foundation, FLIP THE SWITCH 2018! Flip the Switch is an “un-conference” conference; This is a mastermind run by and for experts. 30 female leaders have a rare opportunity to work ON your business instead of IN your business for 3 strategic days of incredible creation. Accomplish a Key 4-month Goal in One […]

Coming up: Discovery Foundation’s Speed Mentoring Program in Collaboration with WCT on Nov 27th

November 2nd, 2018

Speed Mentoring Most people would agree that everyone can benefit from having a mentor and that mentoring can have a great impact on your career. But, what makes a great mentor and how do you go about finding one? Join the Discovery Foundation’s Speed Mentoring Program in Collaboration with WCT, a free event series which […]