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Discovery Foundation’s Venture Ready Workshop Series Oct 19th – Nov 16th

October 3rd, 2017

Launch your business. Grow your network. Discover alternative career-paths. The SBN and the Discovery Foundation have organized a free workshops series featuring the fundamentals of starting and building a new venture in the life sciences. Aimed primarily at budding entrepreneurs, life sciences researchers and those looking to explore alternative career paths, the workshops build awareness […]

Discovery Foundation GROWTH ESSENTIAL PROGRAM: One Page Strategic Plan Oct 5th delivered by ACETECH

October 2nd, 2017

The Most Effective Way to Plan and Get Plans Executed 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, […]

Discovery Foundation and Innovation Central Society present the Discovery Foundation’s Northern BC Tech Education Program: VR and 360 video seminar

September 27th, 2017

As part of Tech Week in Prince George,  Innovation Central Society presents the Discovery Foundation’s Northern BC Tech Education Program: VR & 360 Video Seminar. “Virtual reality and 360 video holds potential for application in many different businesses, and in different ways,” said Matt Hutcheon, executive director of ICS. “We’re hearing interest from our clients […]

Discovery Foundation’s Venture Ready Workshop Series

September 27th, 2017

Discovery Foundation and the SBN present “Venture Ready”, free workshops on: Pitching Starting your own business Keeping your business alive Investing into business Oct 19th – Nov 16th 2017 6pm-7:30pm at the BC Cancer Research Centre. More details to follow!

Discovery Foundation’s Building Biotech – Challenges & Opportunities in and out of Canada: Sept 28th

September 27th, 2017

The Discovery Foundation and the Student Biotechnology Network are delighted to kick off the 2017-2018 season with our annual Building Biotech Event on Sept 28th. This year, with Building Biotech: Challenges and Opportunities In and Out of Canada, we hope that the stories that are shared and ideas exchanged inspire you to continue to reach […]

Discovery Foundation Inclusive Pipeline Catalyst Program presents: the SCALE UP FROM START-UP SERIES

September 27th, 2017

Canada has recently launched an ambitious plan to drive national innovation and growth, a large part of which is reimagining and transforming the innovation ecosystem into an optimal place to not only start, but also scale companies to earn millions in revenue and employ thousands of Canadians. However, getting to scale takes many steps and […]

Discovery Foundation presents: BLAST MASTERMIND INTENSIVE 2017 Nov 3rd & 4th

September 18th, 2017

Discovery Foundation presents: BLAST MASTERMIND INTENSIVE 2017 Nov 3rd & 4th 12 select women leaders from across BC 5 curated experts in leadership, wellness, business growth and financial strategy 2 day Mastermind Intensive weekend retreat designed to empower and propel you and your business to accomplish a 4-month goal in 2 days because of the […]

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 […]