Vancouver Accelerator Recap

The Vancouver event took place on May 13th at the Imperial Theatre. Check out the photos here.

WINNER

The winner of the 2019 Canadian Export Challenge Pitch Competition in Vancouver is Sappho New Paradigm! Read the full press release here.

Speakers

Sergio Escobar, Emcee
Startup Canada Global Ambassador

Paul Gaspar
Director of Small Business
UPS

Melanie Carter
Knowledge Partnership Lead
Export Development Canada

Scott Ferris
Director of Business Development, FITT
FITT (Forum for International Trade Training)

Colin Weston
Startup Community Leader
Startup Vancouver

Kate Karn
Manager,
Public Policy
Mastercard Canada

Nicole McLaren
CEO,
Raven Reads

Zac Cohen
General Manager
Trulioo

Devon Brooks
Founder & CEO
Sphere

Renee Safrata
CEO
VIVO

Shafin Diamond
The Alchemist
Victory Square Labs

Bryan Hughes
District Manager, British Columbia
Export Development Canada

Ryan Shaughnessy
IP Specialist and Innovation Officer
CIPO

Joyce Tang
Program Manager
World Trade Centre Vancouver

Manny Padda
Founder
New Avenue Capital

Thierry Weissenburger
Head of Innovation
Trade Commissioner Service

Joe Esposito
Innovation Advisor
Innovation Canada

David Tsui
Trade Commissioner
Trade Commissioner Service

British Columbia Partners

Vancouver Official Partners