Metrics that Matter from Scale Up to Exit

Deciphering the Drivers of Valuation Across Tech Sectors During Investment and Exit Presenters: Geoffrey Hansen, Brent Holliday, Garret LaValley Did you know that a 10% increase in your revenue growth rate can have over a 50% impact on your valuation? It’s fascinating to learn how targeted changes in performance can greatly influence valuation for both…

WEKH Wiki-Edit: Adding Women to the Story

Change the way we learn about the amazing women in our world! Coverage of women in Wikipedia is lacking. According to the National Democratic Institute, only 17% of Wikipedia biographies are about women, and it’s even less in Wikipedia’s 295 other languages. WEKH BC (Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub) wants to showcase the incredible women leaders…

Clinching Your Series A – Traction

There is a lot of confusion among founders as to the right approach to raising a Series A. Depending on what vertical you’re in, whether it’s e-commerce, consumer, SaaS, or marketplace, there is different knowledge that people have as to what you need to hit to be a series A company. In this session, Mar…

Building High-Performing Growth Teams – Traction

As growth leaders, what is the single most important and highest-leverage thing we can do to ensure our ‘growth engines’ are performing efficiently and in a scalable way? It’s not tactics, it’s not growth hacks, it’s building a team that is bought into a unified vision. In this session, Nadya Khoja, Chief Growth Officer at…

Keiretsu Forum Vancouver BC Chapter Meeting

Thank you for your support of entrepreneurial ventures which has never been more important to our community and our economy. The forum will feature 25-minute presentations (including Q&A) from a curated selection of exciting start-up companies, all of whom have been carefully selected through our screening processes. You will also see a few update presentations from…

#CANStartupStories: Celebrating Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Five diverse entrepreneurs. Five unique stories to be told. We invite you to join us on Wednesday, November 18 as five engaging Indigenous innovators share their personal journey, collective knowledge and entrepreneurial lessons learned. Co-emceed by Nicole McLaren, CEO, Raven Reads Books Ltd. and Colin Weston, #CanStartupStories “Celebrating Indigenous Entrepreneurs” reaches a national audience as…