We have entered a period of unprecedented change. With startups growing to multi-billion dollar valuations and record M&A activity in the market, staying ahead of the curve is more important than ever. Large enterprise and corporations are experimenting with new ways to explore new markets, launch new products and explore new business models.

How can startup founders and large enterprise leverage each other’s strengths to collaborate in an environment of rapid change? Join the VEF on March 20th, with entrepreneurs and innovation leaders, for insights into the growth of new venture development and ways for entrepreneurs to partner with some of Vancouver’s most forward-thinking companies.


Lauren Robinson, COO, Highline BETA & Executive Director, Female Funders (moderator)
Eric Hopkins, Senior Vice President & Chief Strategic Ventures Officer at BCAA
Justin MacCarthy, Director of New Ventures – Strategy at lululemon athletica

+ additional speakers coming soon

Ticket Includes: Canapés, Steam Whistle Beer, Networking, Panel Discussion, and more!


5:00PM to 6:00PM: Registration + Social (light bites)
6:00PM to 6:30PM: Welcome + Lightning Pitches
6:30PM to 7:30PM: Panel Discussion + QA
7:30PM to 8:30PM: Networking (light bites + Steam Whistle beer)

March 20 @ 17:00
5:00 pm — 8:30 pm (3h 30′)

250 Howe St, Canada, PwC (Floor 14), Vancouver