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?
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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.
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
William Yu (Founder, Cansbridge)
Brent James (CEO, Aquila Diagnostic Systems Inc.)
Maria Pacella (Sr. VP, Pender Fund)
Nushrat Anjum (President, APF Youth Council)
Tina Lum (CEO, Push Operations)
+ 2 More Coming!
By invitation only.