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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 […]

Discovery Foundation and ACETECH present: 3HAG: 3 Year Highly Achievable Goal – Building Confidence in Your Business Strategy. Victoria, November 16, 2016 – 9:30am to 4:30pm

September 14th, 2016

Modules & Schedule – Acetech As a CEO, the easy part may be finding your companies 10-30 year BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). Knowing where you’re going is one thing, but how do you get there? How are you going to win over your competition? The 3HAG workshops is designed to take a complex strategy […]

Discovery Foundation Technology Education Program and ACETECH present Mastering the One-Page Strategic Plan. Victoria: Sept 20th, Vancouver: Oct 12th.

August 19th, 2016

Discovery Foundation’s ‘The One-Page Strategic Plan’ is a proven framework for management teams to integrate a disciplined approach to strategic thinking and execution planning. This simple yet powerful tool allows companies to edit their vision and strategy down to a single, action-oriented page. In just one day, you and your leadership team can take your […]

Discovery Foundation and SFU Venture Connection Speaker Series: The Front and Back-End of Innovation: Competing on the International Stage

June 16th, 2016

The Front and Back-End of Innovation:  Competing on the International Stage For BC’s health technology sector to thrive, support must extend from front-end investment in technology and people through to the back-end where evidence of effectiveness is generated locally, leading to market access and local adoption. This event brings together leaders from industry, government and […]

Wavefront introduces Discovery Foundation’s – RevUP

June 1st, 2016

Critical Tools for Fast-Growing Technology Companies  Whether it’s building scalable revenue, developing customer acquisition models, ensuring efficient operational processes or accessing capital opportunities, there are numerous challenges that an in-market startup might encounter during rapid growth. In response to these common concerns, Wavefront is pleased to deliver RevUP as part of the Discovery Foundation Technology […]

Discovery Foundation and GTEx Forum May 25: Clean Energy in The Age of Green Economy – Investment, Projects and Economic Impact, A British Columbia Perspective

May 17th, 2016

On April 22nd, 2016, top level representatives of 175 countries, including Canada, gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC and signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. This signing represented a culmination of continuing, and growing interest in the environment and associated sustainable development globally. It provides a roadmap for climate actions that will […]

Discovery Foundation and LifeSciences BC host “How-To” Pitch Educational Event

May 14th, 2016

On June 21, 2016, LifeSciences BC will be holding the Discovery Foundation TEP 2016 “How-To” Pitch Educational Event for the second year in a row. We have invited experts to provide interested companies with the resources to craft and/or refine their pitches and presentations to investors, including; advice on positioning, content (scientific vs. business), and […]