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Wednesday, September 26

2:00pm PDT

Learn how B.C. is open for business
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn about opportunities for tech companies of all sizes to easily work with the provincial government on improving services for British Columbians

Join Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services; UrbanLogiq COO and Co-founder Herman Chandi, Latero Labs Co-founder Derek Yau; and FreshWorks Studio CEO Samarth Mod to discuss recent improvements to government procurement for tech projects. One program, Sprint with Us, significantly reduces the time, effort and cost involved with bidding on government contracts. The Startup in Residence Program brings the ideas and expertise of technology companies together to help solve digital challenges in government and improve services for people in B.C. The panel features B.C.-based startup tech leaders who have recently won government contracts using the new innovative processes.

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Herman Chandi

COO & Co-Founder, UrbanLogiq
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Samarth Mod

CEO, Freshworks Studio
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Kerry Pridmore

Executive Director, Procurement Transformation, Ministry of Citizens' Services, Government of B.C.
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Jinny Sims

Minister of Citizens' Services, Government of B.C.
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Derek Yau

Co-Founder, Latero Labs

Wednesday September 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
BC Tech Hub
Friday, September 28

7:30am PDT

FN Peer Roundtable---Scaling Up!
Limited Capacity seats available

CEOS and Founders: Join us for breakfast and a jam session. A presentation will be provided on scaling up during the breakfast, but lots of time for connecting with new, fellow and interested FN Members.  Bring someone you think would gain or add value, but invite only. This is a practical session that shares the best insights from Silicon Valley on how you can become ten times bigger, better and faster---by adoption, best practices of exponential organizations, a singular universe, and scaling up.  
7:30 am— Networking, Coffee
8:00 am — Breakfast Served
8:30 am — Presentation on Scale
9:00 am — Members Only Roundtable
10:30 am — Close Event

Friday September 28, 2018 7:30am - 10:30am PDT
BC Tech Hub

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