Vancouver Economic Commission

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) works to position Vancouver as a globally recognised city for innovative, creative and sustainable business by strengthening Tech, Digital Entertainment and Green Economy sectors through strategic programmes and initiatives that address each stage of the business growth continuum.

Evolve Accounting Group

"Accounting is complex. We’re not.

We’re a strategic, modern accounting firm. One that’s nimble and easy to talk to - offering smart and practical advice. We remove the obstacles that often deter people from getting a grip on their accounting. We look beyond the numbers to see the story and human impact of our work.

Formerly Goldsmith & Poulos, Evolve Accounting Group has grown along with our clients. Our exceptional business and accounting strategies have allowed us to expand our services and work with more diverse client needs.

We focus our help on a variety of people and situations. We help individuals and families; professionals such as doctors and lawyers; those selling, buying or starting a business; and existing small business owners.

With our help, people are able to see through complexity, create a plan, and move forward on their business and personal goals."

NACO

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) accelerates a thriving, early-stage investing ecosystem in Canada by connecting individuals, groups, and other partners that support Angel-stage investing. NACO provides intelligence, tools and resources for its members; facilitates key connections across networks, borders and industries; and helps to inform policy affecting the Angel asset-class.

Western Economic Diversification Canada

Western Economic Diversification Canada's (WD) mandate is to promote the development and diversification of the economy of Western Canada and advance the interests of the West in national economic policy. To achieve this mandate, we support initiatives that contribute to the following project activities:

  • A strengthened western Canadian innovation system (Innovation) and a competitive and expanded business sector in Western Canada (Business Development and Entrepreneurship); and
  • Economically viable communities in Western Canada with a high quality of life (Community Economic Development).

VentureLabs

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Osler

"Osler is a leader in Canadian business law with a singular focus – your business. With an integrated network of offices in Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver and New York, we have an undisputed reputation for solving problems, removing obstacles, and providing the answers you need, when you need them.

Osler is recognized for the breadth and depth of its practice in business law and is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top firms. Proactive, pragmatic, experienced, innovative and collaborative, our team of over 400 lawyers is driven by the specific needs of our clients. At Osler, we do everything it takes to maintain our position as one of Canada’s leading business law firms, meeting and exceeding the expectations of our clients, lawyers, students, staff and communities."