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Startup Hacks 2017 - Entrepreneurship Business Conference

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SFU Leslie & Gordon Diamond Auditorium

8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6


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Join hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs, business professionals and community leaders for Vancouver's Upcoming Startup Business Conference on April 22, 2017 at the beautiful Diamond Auditorium at SFU Burnaby.

Are you tired of watching 'educational' business videos only to find out that it costs THOUSANDS of dollars to purchase their full program? Startup Hacks 2017 is here to change that by giving people the opportunity to listen to Real Founders and CEOs talk about their experience and provide authentic advice on how they built a successful brand and business. Conference Attendees will have the opportunity to personally ask entrepreneurs questions during the exclusive Social Entrepreneur Q&A Panel. There will also be a networking session where attendees can make life long relationships with business professionals in different industries.

When: April 22, 2017 @ 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Where: SFU Diamond Auditorium, 8888 University Dr, Burnaby BC

Who: You and other aspiring Entrepreneurs from Vancouver BC.

Conference Schedule

12:00 PM: Founder & CEO Keynote

1:00 PM: Social Entrepreneur Q&A Panel

2:00 PM: Hackathon Competition (Watch Startup Team Pitches)

3:30 PM: Networking Session

2017 Speaker Lineup

We've gathered the best and brightest minds who have started their business right here in Vancouver and created it into a booming success.

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The conference will feature keynote speeches by four industry leading entrepreneurs: Igor Faletski, Daniel Dubois, Milun Tesovic, and WIlson Lee.

Faletski is the CEO and co-founder of Mobify, a mobile shopping platform. He started the business with three people working in a Vancouver apartment, and has now made it into an international business. Today, Mobify is the #1 mobile customer engagement platform powering Cornerstone Brands, Crocs, Thinkgeek, Starbucks, lululemon, Petflow, British Telecom, Expedia, Garmin, Bosch, Siemens and many more leading retailers around the world.

Like Faletski, Dubois is also in the mobile world – he’s the Entrepreneur in Residence at The Next Big Thing, a foundation launched by Hootsuite. He’s also the founder of ShareShed and, is one of the Top 30 Under 30 in BCBusiness Magazine, and has directed a film series on the collaborative economy.

Wilson Lee is a successful young serial entrepreneur that runs an award-winning event production company and an ice-cream chain of 4, 720 Sweets & Etc. Wilson has received multiple awards, such as the Top 30 Under 30, one of the top Young Entrepreneurs award from The Richmond Chamber of Commcerce (RCC), to name a few.

Rounding off this line-up of young and successful keynote speakers is Tesovic, an investor and entrepreneur. At 16 he founded an online music website MetroLyrics that was later acquired by CBS Interactive. He has presented in over 50 conferences world-wide and received accolates such as Billboard's Top 30 Under 30. Today, Milun is a partner at Expa - a company that creates companies whose partners have individually founded Uber, Foursquare, Addthis and many more. Expa to date has raised $150M from investors such as Sir Richard Branson, Sherpa Ventures and Tim Ferris.

2017 Social Entrepreneur Panel

Join us for an exclusive panel discussion with these top entrepreneurs who are passionate in making a careers in social impact.

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Rocky Ozaki - VP Community of BC Tech (Panel Moderator)

Sarah Goodman - CEO of iHeart (as seen on Dragon's Den)

Andrew Hall - Co-Founder of MealShare

Connor Beaton - Founder of ManTalks


Get your 2-FOR-1 Special Package for only $20. Packages will be available in limited supply until February 13, 2017.

Package include two conference day packages, entry to networking session, seating for keynote speeches, social entrepreneur Q&A Panel, and watching the venture pitch hackathon.

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you're able to bring a mobile version of the ticket.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

If you are not able to attend the conference, you can transfer the ticket to someone else.

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