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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, August 9

Innovating for Survival: How to Take Risks the Right Way - Mike McDerment (FreshBooks)

SG Fireside Chat

We're hosting a Toronto-based guest this time, Mike McDerment, CEO & Co-founder of FreshBooks! Learn how this visionary CEO had the foresight to recognize his product was going to fail and the huge risk he took to overcome the inevitable - giving his team the freedom to spend 2 years building a new competing product to test UX designs in the market.

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Past Events

Turning Data into Dollars: On the Digital Tech Economy - Bill Tam (Digital Technology Supercluster)

Turning Data into Dollars: On the Digital Tech Economy - Bill Tam (Digital Technology Supercluster)

#SGWomen Leaders Month: Panel Chat With An AI Founder, A Digital Marketer & A Social Leader

#SGWomen Leaders Month: Panel Chat With An AI Founder, A Digital Marketer & A Social Leader

Inside the Mind of an Inspirational Achiever - Fireside Chat with Ali Tehrani (Zymeworks)

Inside the Mind of an Inspirational Achiever - Fireside Chat with Ali Tehrani (Zymeworks)

The Ultimate Startup Community End Of The Year Party!

The Ultimate Startup Community End Of The Year Party!

Startup Grind is Hosting Nikolay Malyarov (PressReader)

Startup Grind is Hosting Nikolay Malyarov (PressReader)

Startup Grind is hosting Keith Ippel (Spring)

Startup Grind is hosting Keith Ippel (Spring)

Todd Embley (Chinaccelerator & Open Angel)

Todd Embley (Chinaccelerator & Open Angel)

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)

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Organizers

Raphael Roccor

Raphael Roccor

Startup Grind Vancouver

Vancouver Chapter Director
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Henry Soo

Henry Soo

Startup Grind Vancouver

Vancouver Co-Director
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John Thornburn

John Thornburn

Founder Institute

Vancouver Director
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