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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 […]

Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Living Labs launches the Discovery Foundation Mentorship Program featuring Entrepreneur-in-Residence Ian Ball

September 20th, 2018

As part of the Discovery Foundation Mentorship Program,  Living Labs is launching the first-ever Discovery Foundation Entrepreneur in Residence at Emily Carr. This innovative new program will provide dedicated support for ECU students as they create, refine and launch the next generation of technology-driven businesses, products, projects, platforms or initiatives. For more information, click here.

A Discovery Foundation Growth Essential Program: Growth Driver: Successful routes to market strategy – PART 1 October 23rd, 2018

September 17th, 2018

The next workshop in the Discovery Foundation Growth Essential Program:  Growth Driver: Successful routes to market strategy – PART 1 in partnership with ACETECH is being presented by Bruce Stuart on October 23rd, 2018. The process of finding and developing routes to market for products, services or technologies (the offering) is expensive and time consuming.  In […]

The next Discovery Foundation’s Speed Mentoring Program in Collaboration with WCT is September 18th!

September 11th, 2018

Speed Mentoring – Taking the Lead Register Now 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 […]

The Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program kicks off with the Insider’s Guide to Raising a Round!

July 25th, 2018

The Discovery Foundation Capital Mentorship Program facilitated by the Vancouver Economic Commission is designed to help entrepreneurs become more strategic in raising the capital critical to accelerating their ventures. This program is for CEOs and founders of growth-oriented tech companies who have already launched their productor service. Generally, they should be generating revenue, ready to seek external […]

Discovery Foundation and New Ventures BC launch the Discovery Foundation Start-Up Connector Program:

June 29th, 2018

Get connected to what your start-up needs With the support of the Discovery Foundation, New Ventures BC is launching a Start-up Connector Program. This is a pilot program and will be free to accepted ventures. Do you need introductions to the right investors? Are looking to land your first big customer? Need a second look […]

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. […]