Find a Co-Founder: Speed Dating with Boot Up Labs

Posted by Victoria Revay

If you're in a startup and looking for co-founders or want to work with a startup, you need to check out Boot Up Labs Entrepreneurial Society's first ever networking event for co-founders, called Co Founder Speed Dating.    Attendees can be business or tech, and will have the chance to network with like-minded individuals.  As the BLES's blog says,

.. finding a co-founder is a lot harder than finding a contractor or temporary help. So, how do you do it? As with all things people related, networking (off-line and on-line) is the answer. Yet, one of the biggest problems for early stage entrepreneurs, is that their social networks are small and local. We’ve been thinking about how we can help solve this problem (aside from manually introducing people we think might be a fit) and have come up with an idea: take all the early stage entrepreneurs who are looking for co-founders, put them in a room together, and give them a chance to “speed date” with as many potential co-founders as they can.

This event takes place right before Launch Party 7, so sign up and stick around. Beneficial for anyone needing that extra boost. June 2, 4-6pm at the Landing (right side of Steamworks restaurant).

Company:
Bootup Labs
Website:
http://www.bootuplabs.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Bootup Labs is a seed accelerator in Vancouver, BC that helps founders and companies go "from concept to company." Bootup Labs recruits promising entrepreneurs and provides mentorship, ongoing support and office space to help define their business and, if required, secure venture financing. Companies receive $150k in financing. Focus exclusively on Internet based businesses including casual gaming, consumer... more


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Victoria Revay

Victoria Revay

Like many, freelance journalist, Victoria Revay is ambitious and adventurous by nature.  Since leaving television news, Victoria has worked for Nowpublic.com, she has been published in Western Living Magazine, Blackbook Magazine’s Jet Set Travel Guide, Western Living Condo and Travelmuse.com, and she’s hosted an online entertainment show. She recently returned from her travels, blogging across... more




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