TiE arrives in Vancouver with impressive roster of panelists

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

On Wednesday, February 23, TiE is coming to Vancouver for an evening of appetizers and presentations from key social media and technology professionals at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. TiE, whose mission is to foster entrepreneurship and nurture entrepreneurs through networking, mentoring and education, has pulled together an impressive roster of speakers.

Moderator: 

Brent Holliday, Head of the Technology Practice, Capital West Partners and BC Business magazine columnist.

Panelists:

1. Boris Wertz, CEO of W Media Ventures, a Vancouver-based angel fund focusing on internet startups. Previously COO of AbeBooks. He holds an MBA and PhD.

2. Ryan Holmes, CEO of popular Twitter app Hootsuite, which originated in Vancouver. Founder of digital agency Invoke Media.

3. Olivier Vincent, president and CEO of Ziplocal. Serves on the board of directors for many organizations including DigiBC.

TiE Vancouver will be hosted in the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel on February 23 4:30 to 8pm. Click here to access the registration form. Or check out their event page on Facebook.

Company:
W Media Ventures
Website:
http://www.wmediaventures.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

W Media Ventures is a Vancouver-based venture capital firm focusing on Consumer Internet opportunities in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. We are looking for entrepreneurs that want to build remarkable companies in the fields of digital media, e-commerce, social networks or platforms. Having founded and run Internet companies ourselves, we not only understand the space but also the challenges of starting... more

Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Website:
http://www.hootsuite.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Learn more about how Hootsuite is revolutionizing communication at http://www.hootsuite.com. more

Company:
Capital West Partners
Website:
http://capwest.com/
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Capital West Partners is Western Canada's leading mid-market investment banker. As an independent partnership, Capital West Partners provides experienced, success-driven investment banking advice that is free of conflict of interest. more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more




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