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  • October 5, 2017 Vancouver BC

    Building Bridges: Connecting Entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver

    As an aspiring young entrepeneur in Vancouver, why is it important to think about Asian markets? What are some of the lessons that we can learn from the largest and fastest-growing markets in the world?

    Already have an answer? Sell your idea in a 50-second elevator pitch competition and potentially win $100!

    At Building Bridges, the goal is to connect young university entrepreneurs with local government bodies, renowned Vancouver entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. We hope to share insight from experienced business leaders and their lessons learned from experiences in the dynamic economies of Asia.

    Agenda:

    5:30pm - 5:45pm Registration
    5:45pm - 6:00pm Opening Remarks
    6:00pm - 6:20pm Ken Su (National Partner, China Business Network, PwC)
    6:20pm - 6:40pm Pascal Spothelfer (CEO, Genome BC)
    6:40pm - 7:15pm Pitch Competition (10s transition, 50s pitch)
    7:15pm - 7:30pm Judges Comments + Prize
    7:30pm - 7:45pm Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada + Cansbridge Info Session
    7:45pm - 8:30pm Q&A Panel
    8:30pm - 8:45pm Closing Remarks
    8:45pm - 9:30pm Open Floor Networking

    Judging Panel:

    William Yu (Founder, Cansbridge)
    Brent James (CEO, Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc.)
    Maria Pacella (Sr. VP, Pender Fund)

    Q&A Panel:

    Nushrat Anjum (President, APF Youth Council)
    Tina Lum (CEO, Push Operations)
    + 2 More Coming!

    By invitation only. 

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    As an aspiring young entrepeneur in Vancouver, why is it important to think about Asian markets? What are some of the lessons that we can learn from the largest and fastest-growing markets in the world?

    Already have an answer? Sell your idea in a 50-second elevator pitch competition and potentially win $100!

    At Building Bridges, the goal is to connect young university entrepreneurs with local government bodies, renowned Vancouver entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. We hope to share insight from experienced business leaders and their lessons learned from experiences in the dynamic economies of Asia.

    Agenda:

    5:30pm - 5:45pm Registration
    5:45pm - 6:00pm Opening Remarks
    6:00pm - 6:20pm Ken Su (National Partner, China Business Network, PwC)
    6:20pm - 6:40pm Pascal Spothelfer (CEO, Genome BC)
    6:40pm - 7:15pm Pitch Competition (10s transition, 50s pitch)
    7:15pm - 7:30pm Judges Comments + Prize
    7:30pm - 7:45pm Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada + Cansbridge Info Session
    7:45pm - 8:30pm Q&A Panel
    8:30pm - 8:45pm Closing Remarks
    8:45pm - 9:30pm Open Floor Networking

    Judging Panel:

    William Yu (Founder, Cansbridge)
    Brent James (CEO, Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc.)
    Maria Pacella (Sr. VP, Pender Fund)

    Q&A Panel:

    Nushrat Anjum (President, APF Youth Council)
    Tina Lum (CEO, Push Operations)
    + 2 More Coming!

    By invitation only. 

    Where:

    Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
    Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre 2555
    149 W. Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

    When:

    Thursday October 5th, 2017 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm 

    Contact:

    Please RSVP by filling out this form by no later than September 29th, 2017. 

    For any questions, please email events@asiapacific.ca

    Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
    Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre 2555
    149 W. Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

    else: ?> Vancouver BC

    Please RSVP by filling out this form by no later than September 29th, 2017. 

    For any questions, please email events@asiapacific.ca

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    Where

    Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
    Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre 2555
    149 W. Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

    When

    Thursday October 5th, 2017 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm 

    Contact

    Please RSVP by filling out this form by no later than September 29th, 2017. 

    For any questions, please email events@asiapacific.ca

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