With a surge in B.C. companies reaching unicorn status over the past year, Innovate BC partnered with the Vancouver Tech Journal to complete a study on B.C. companies reaching $1B valuation (through private investment, acquisition, or initial public offering).
Join us for a panel discussion presented by KPMG to hear from these unicorn businesses. These seasoned entrepreneurs will share insights on the trajectory of their businesses – from their successes and challenges to lessons learned and more.
- Anna Sainsbury, CEO + Co-Founder, GeoComply
- Jack Newton, CEO + Co-Founder, Clio
- Sam Gharegozlou, President, Dapper Labs
- Marc Low, Ignition Vancouver Lead, KPMG Canada
- Tomica Divic (Moderator), VP Operations, Innovate BC
3:30 PM: Registration
4:00 PM: Welcome + Study Overview
4:20PM: Panel Discussion
5:15 PM: Networking Reception
6:30 PM: KPMG hosted After Party at the Ignition Centre (with live DJ, drinks, and demos by up and coming startups)
KPMG Ignition Vancouver is an innovation and digital hub to drive the end-to-end innovation lifecycle. They utilize exponential technologies, human-centred thinking, and business model innovations to unravel core business challenges and seize opportunities in an era of rapid and disruptive change.
In-person tickets are limited so register early to ensure you can attend.
All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.