Workplace Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – Where do I even begin?

Developing and executing a successful equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) strategy takes time, continual work and it might also seem overwhelming. Why should my businesses prioritize EDI? Where and how…

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WES Ecosystem Fund Information Session

On July 28, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced a new call for proposals for projects under the Women Entrepreneurship…

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Take a peek into Moment Energy’s success with CPO Gurmesh Sidhu

“Go for it!” is the advice that Gurmesh Sidhu, Chief Product Officer of Moment Energy, gives to other aspiring entrepreneurs looking to start their own businesses. Gurmesh believes anyone can…

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Investing in Cleantech: Transitioning to Carbon Neutral

Like progressive mature businesses, innovative scalable early-stage businesses have tremendous potential for positive, transformative impact: economic, social, and environmental.   Our mission at VANTEC is to help grow the angel investing…

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The Next Generation of Company Building and Financing: What Does it Look Like and Who is Leading the Change?

In celebration of February Black History month and the BIPOC community, VEF is bringing together a leading group of change-makers across our regional investment landscape who are actively funding some…

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Scott Keesey & Rene Blanco are founders to watch

Scott Keesey, co-founder of SFU VentureLabs company DISCOVELO, and Rene Blanco, co-founder of VentureLabs company Labora, are two of 21 new founders to watch according to Future of Good. They…

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