Angel & VC Week in Vancouver

Posted by Rob Lewis

Next week is starting to look like Angel and Venture Capital week in Vancouver with five events over four days.

Monday, January 26th: Bob Chaworth-Musters' Angel Forum is hosting an Angel Capital Overview for Investors and Entrepreneurs at SFU Harbour Centre starting at 7:30am. The full-day private investor seminar covers valuation, due diligence, term sheets and post investment relationships and is facilitated by experienced local angel investors and serial entrepreneurs.

Tuesday, January 27th: The Vancouver Enterprise Forum (VEF) is presenting their Venture Capital Outlook 2009 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the Vancity Theatre. In advance of the VEF event and in the same venue starting at 3pm, Rocket Builders will be annoucing their Ready to Rocket for 2009 list of private technology product companies that have great potential for revenue growth.

Wednesday, January 28th: Life Sciences BC is hosting an Industry Roundtable on Angel Investments for Life Sciences Start-ups at Farris, Vaughn, Willis & Murphy LLP starting at 8:30am.

Thursday, January 29th: The 12th Annual Canadian Financing Forum at the Hyatt Regency will see over 30 companies presenting to over 60 venture capital investors. Past presenters have raised over $1,080 Million and 47% of the Presenting Companies attending the Canadian Financing Forum have successfully raised funds over the last 7 years (2001-2008).

Be sure to sign up for the events you're interested now as these are likely to all fill up.

Company:
VEF - Vancouver Enterprise Forum
Website:
http://www.vef.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Vancouver Enterprise Forum (VEF) mission is to advance technology entrepreneurship through networking forums that educate and motivate. The Vancouver Enterprise Forum (VEF) is the premier networking forum for technology entrepreneurs and holds eight events each year – usually on the fourth Tuesday of the month. These events provide attendees with an opportunity to network and learn. The evening involves a... more

Company:
Rocket Builders
Website:
http://www.rocketbuilders.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Rocket Builders is a Sales & Marketing consulting firm focused on helping technology companies to grow and prosper. more

Company:
The Angel Forum
Website:
http://www.ANGELforum.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Founded in 1997, the Angel Forum - Vancouver semi-annually introduces emerging companies to private equity investors. As one of the oldest & largest angel groups in Canada with 90+ investors, its primary objective is to facilitate investment in emerging companies. Presenting companies have raised over $24 million directly through the Forum. Since 1998, Investor Ready workshops for entrepreneurs and now Investor... more

Company:
LifeSciences British Columbia
Website:
http://www.lifesciencesbc.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

LifeSciences British Columbia supports and represents the biotechnology, medical device, and greater life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, advocacy and promotion of our world-class science and industry. Via active facilitation of partnering and investment into the life sciences sector, British Columbia is fast becoming a global life sciences leader. Our members include: academic and... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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