Banff Venture Forum

The New Technology Economy Happens at BVF We are thrilled to announce the virtual delivery of the Forum will be hosted on the industry-leading Swapcard Technologies platform on December 6th & 7th. Following the virtual content, we will host an in-person Entrepreneur Bootcamp and Networking Reception at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel on December 8th. Also, don’t miss our first…

2021 Invention to Innovation Venture Pitch Competition

Register today to attend the 2021 SFU ‘Invention to Innovation’ Venture Pitch Competition. About this event At this event celebrating research and entrepreneurship, graduating students of the Invention to Innovation program will pitch their product-ready ventures or their emergent ventures to our panel of expert judges. This year’s event will be hosted in a digital format with…

Impact Investment and Indigenous Women’s Entrepreneurship

Investment into Indigenous women-owned businesses is the single most important investment that will foster a thriving global economy. In 2020, the Global Impact Investing Network’s flagship report found that there are $715 billion impact investing assets under management worldwide. A 2021 report by the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative found that Indigenous rights and knowledge…

Activate Your Degree: Entrepreneurial Mindset

Take your degree beyond the classroom and activate your education with the entrepreneurial mindset. About this event SFU is the place to take your degree beyond the walls of the (virtual) lecture hall. With an innovation certificate open to all faculties, there are endless possibilities for how you can activate your education. The Charles Chang…

Go-to-Market Program Info Session

The Rocket Builders Go-to-Market Program (also known as the Market Readiness Program) helps technology companies develop skills to maximize successful execution in market entry, product launch and revenue growth. The program is designed for technology executives (CEO, VP Sales, VP Business Development, COO, and CFO) who are responsible for revenue growth. The program uniquely combines…

SFU VentureLabs help students become future-ready in pilot entrepreneurial placement program

Experience Ventures, powered by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking at the University of Calgary, is a bridge between today’s needs and tomorrow’s challenges. Motivated students want to break into the startup world to gain meaningful experience and startups want to identify early talent to join their teams. However, there was a gap between eager…