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Vancouver, the recreational paradise and a hipster magnet, is also know for its startup scene. The buzzing tech vibe, the yearly increasing support for startups, and the rising entrepreneurial spirit make this west coast gem a place to be for founders. Come to Vancouver, start falling in love with it, and be part of the exiting rise of the next world-leading startup location! You will find more than you think here and be surprisingly touched by the caring nature of the people.

Upcoming Event

Thursday, September 7

Todd Embley (China Startup Pulse & Chinaccelerator)

Fireside Chat

How do you start and grow a business in China? What does the Chinese startup community look like? What opportunities do we have there and what can we learn from Chinese businesses? Todd spent 8 years in China and can answer all these questions plus more. He's passionate about mentoring dynamic teams and building companies.

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Past Events

Barry Yates (e@UBC)

Barry Yates (e@UBC)

Let's Talk about Money - Jay Rhind (VFF) & Peter-Paul Van Hoeken (FrontFundr)

Let's Talk about Money - Jay Rhind (VFF) & Peter-Paul Van Hoeken (FrontFundr)

Natalie Dakers (Accel-Rx)

Natalie Dakers (Accel-Rx)

Nathalie Baudoin (Modo)

Nathalie Baudoin (Modo)

Michael Gokturk (Payfirma)

Michael Gokturk (Payfirma)

Cybele Negris (Webnames.ca)

Cybele Negris (Webnames.ca)

Ryan Holmes (Hootsuite)

Ryan Holmes (Hootsuite)

Denise Taschereau (Fairware)

Denise Taschereau (Fairware)

Rick Perreault (Unbounce)

Rick Perreault (Unbounce)

Eric Migicovsky (Pebble)

Eric Migicovsky (Pebble)

Dan Martell (Clarity)

Dan Martell (Clarity)

Mike Volker (Angel Investor)

Mike Volker (Angel Investor)

Marcus Daniels (HIGHLINE)

Marcus Daniels (HIGHLINE)

Igor Faletski (Mobify)

Igor Faletski (Mobify)

Greg Smith (Espresso Capital)

Greg Smith (Espresso Capital)

Meredith Powell (The Next Big Thing)

Meredith Powell (The Next Big Thing)

Jonathan Bixby (GrowLab)

Jonathan Bixby (GrowLab)

Brian Wong (Kiip)

Brian Wong (Kiip)

Ben Pickering (SoMedia Networks)

Ben Pickering (SoMedia Networks)

Jeff Booth (BuildDirect)

Jeff Booth (BuildDirect)

Largest Startup Holiday Party

Largest Startup Holiday Party

Boris Mann (Full Stack)

Boris Mann (Full Stack)

Danny Robinson (Perch)

Danny Robinson (Perch)

Jack Newton (Clio)

Jack Newton (Clio)

Boris Wertz (version one ventures)

Boris Wertz (version one ventures)

Team

From the Blog

Why Startup Teams Fail and How to Prevent It

Having a team that can execute, adapt, and innovate is one of the most crucial factors that can make or break a business. No matter how big or small the team is they need to be connected, committed, and striving to achieve the same goals to succeed. Without that, teams waste time, money, or simply die out.
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Largest Vancouver Startup Holiday Party

Startup Grind is joining forces with Vancouver Pixel Crafters to host Vancouver's biggest Startup holiday party for entrepreneurs and small business owners! Startup folks, freelancers and self-employed professionals are all welcome! Join us at The Cranium co-working space in Mount Pleasant as we celebrate the holidays together!
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