Discovery Foundation, BC Tech and 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 […]


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 […]


November 2nd, 2018

DISCOVERY FOUNDATION PRESENTS: “SHE’S GOT THIS” – FIERCE FINANCE BUILD CREDIBILITY IN THE BOARDROOM, AND BEYOND. Ever have that feeling that you’re ‘under fire’ when presenting or pitching? This workshop will have you ready to face the ‘Firing Squad’ of investors, directors, and beyond… and show them that You’ve Got This! Two day Workshop – November 22 & […]

A DISCOVERY FOUNDATION GROWTH ESSENTIAL PROGRAM: Growth Driver – successful route to market strategy Part 2 November 28th

October 26th, 2018

The next workshop in the Discovery Foundation Growth Essential Program:  Growth Driver: Successful routes to market strategy – PART 2 in partnership with ACETECH is being presented by Bruce Stuart on November 28th, 2018. You know that your growth in 2019 will require improvements and investments in your firm’s thinking about Routes to Market strategy. You […]

A Discovery Foundation Growth Essential Program: The 6 Levels of Leadership: How to improve your culture and team accountability

October 23rd, 2018

Victoria! The next Discovery Foundation Growth Essential Program workshop facilitated by ACETECH and presented by Roberto Erario is scheduled for November 6th! 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 […]

MASTERMIND CAPITAL: WOMEN IN TECH! Part of the Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program

October 19th, 2018

MASTERMIND CAPITAL: WOMEN IN TECH Applications are Open!!! Gender parity in decision-making leadership roles isn’t about politics — it is smart business. Vancouver performs comparatively well in terms of diversity in our tech sector: we have a higher-than-average percentage of immigrant-founded startups and companies. However, we still have much work to do. This cohort aims […]