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Introducing Discovery Foundation’s Speed Mentoring Program in Collaboration with WCT, a free event series which starts June 19th!

June 8th, 2018

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? Introducing Discovery Foundation’s Speed Mentoring Program in Collaboration with WCT, a free event series which seeks to break […]

A DISCOVERY FOUNDATION GROWTH ESSENTIAL PROGRAM May 31st – Transformation Math – the Cash Flow Dynamics of Cloud, SaaS and XSP delivered by ACETECH

May 11th, 2018

Expenses Lead Revenues; Investments Lead Returns Forecasting and then financing the growth of a born in the cloud business is a difficult thing to do. The transformation from a legacy, transaction centric business model to a cloud/SaaS or XSP centric recurring revenue business model is also very tough. In this session, Bruce R Stuart, partner […]

Discovery Foundation and Women’s Enterprise Centre launch the Discovery Foundation’s EM3 (Entrepreneurial Mindset Mastery & Mentoring) Program

April 16th, 2018

Discovery Foundation and Women’s Enterprise Centre are excited to announce the launch of a new mentoring program for BC women entrepreneurs in tech, called Discovery Foundation’s EM3 (Entrepreneurial Mindset Mastery & Mentoring) Program. If you’re a woman business owner who operates in the tech sector, uses technology as a significant part of your business, or creates […]

THE DISCOVERY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ITS 2018 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

February 27th, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 27, 2018: The Discovery Foundation, committed to the development and sustainability of the science and technology sector in BC, today announced the recipients of its inaugural Research Awards Program. $60,000 in total will be awarded to 3 agents.  “For the first time, this year we are offering research awards valued at $20,000″ says Dr. […]

The Discovery Foundation announces the winners of the 2018 Technology Education Programs competition

February 19th, 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 19, 2018: 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 Technology Education Programs. $300,000 in total will be awarded to 12 agents in three funding categories. “I was overwhelmed by the quality and […]

TEP 2018 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DEADLINE DECEMBER 15TH 5PM

November 6th, 2017

Discovery Foundation is now accepting applications for TEP 2018 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 15th, 2017 at […]

Discovery Foundation’s ADB3 Series delivered by ECUAD Living Labs

November 3rd, 2017

Discovery Foundation’s Art, Design, Business Speaker Series Hear the stories of six 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 […]

ACETECH AND DISCOVERY FOUNDATION PRESENT: DISCOVERY FOUNDATION GROWTH ESSENTIAL PROGRAM: Leadership Effectiveness: The Trust Equation and Peer Coaching December 5th, 2017

November 3rd, 2017

Listening Skills, Open-Mindedness, Curiosity and Self-Awareness The innovation process involves considerable risk both for the organization and employees participating in the process. Challenging the status quo and existing assumptions can create backlash – creative ideas require more expansive, progressive thinking and are inherently more risky than incremental improvements. In an innovative organization, on the other […]

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, […]