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Nov
21
Thu
Coffee is Good for Business: a special blend of networking @ The Offices of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Business is built on connections and relationships – not just texts, emails, likes or followers. Inviting someone for coffee can create new opportunities. If you do it right, the benefits can outweigh the ‘extra time’ it will take out of your day. Leave it up to chance, and all you’ll get is another debit on your coffee card.

This engaging and high energy session will provide you with specific tools and words to be able to “brew” your business:

        3 Reasons why Coffee Meetings are good for business.
       
The difference between “Instant”, “Decaf” and “Fully-leaded” Coffee Meetings
       
5 Points to keep your Coffee Meetings casual but controllable.
       
How to leverage your meetings to acquire clients, referrals and ultimately grow your business.

Implement this knowledge to set yourself apart from other ‘coffee dates’, make the most of your valuable time and get people talking about you and your business.

About our speaker, Cathy Kuzel:

A dynamic speaker, best selling author, and award-winning business expert with a deep knowledge of the art of human connections, Cathy Kuzel has been supporting ambitious entrepreneurs worldwide for more than 25 years combining proven tools with focused coaching and “no excuse” accountability to help them build solid foundations to create the success they envision.

Recognized as one of the Top Ten Mentors in Canada, Cathy finds great personal fulfillment in helping others succeed. She is recognized across Canada for her seminars on business skills and networking delivered with her engaging insight and sense of humour.

In addition, Cathy is the Founder of The Connected Woman Association, a community that supports women who are focused on their professional and personal development in areas of business, knowledge and social awareness; and author of the internationally recognized, “Daily Espressos to Kickstart Your Day.”

Nov
26
Tue
Fireside chat with Boris Wertz @ PwC
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tech Collective is thrilled to host Boris Wertz, founding partner of Verson One VC, in conversation with Hayley Woodin of Business in Vancouver!

Networking 6:00pm – 6:30pm

Fireside Chat 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Speaker Bio

Boris is founding partner of Version One and one of the top early-stage tech investors in North America. He is a board partner with Andreessen Horowitz and is well-respected for his uncanny ability to find the next generation of leaders.

Before becoming an investor, Boris built an online marketplace for used and out-of-print books – AbeBooks.com which was acquired by Amazon.

A former Pacific Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, Boris is passionate about science, technology, and entrepreneurship and sits on various community boards and mentors with various tech incubators.