Happy pre-holidays Vancouver! Though Christmas is still three weeks away, it seems like people are starting to get ready for holiday parties. If you wanna relax a bit this christmas, make sure to check out DigiBC’s holiday party on thursday, or better yet, the 2011 Holiday Meetup of Meetups where more than 10 meetup groups get together at Mahony & Sonds this Tuesday. Some local startup legends will be speaking at Mesh West today, and if you’re a student (or still have a student card that hasn’t expired, haha), you can register for 80 percent off tickets!
There are too many great events both this week and upcoming, so read them below for yourself so you don’t miss anything!
Till next week folks!
PS. What do you think of the Vancouver SD?!
What’s Going on in the Vancouver Startup Community
When: Mon Dec 5, 9:00am
Where: 85 West 1st Avenue (The Salt Building), Vancouver, V5Y 0C4
Come hear Steward Butterfield (Flickr co-founder, now tiny speck), Jason Bailey (grow labs, eastside games), Mike McDerment (fresh books co-founder), and more at a one-day event about what’s next online for marketers, entrepreneurs, the media and citizens. Limited student tickets available for $49 — check fast!
When: Mon Dec 5, 6:00pm
Where: The Office – Suite 320, 309 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC – Vancouver, BC , Canada
Entrepreneurship coach, Scotty Ward, who also led the team that won the first Startup Weekend Vancouver last year, will be doing this session!
When: Mon Dec 5, 7:00pm
Where: St Augustines – 2360 Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC V5N 1N3, Canada – Vancouver, BC , Canada
Beer is a staple of hackers. ;)
When: Tues Dec 6, 6:00pm
Where: Mahony & Sons Burrard Landing – Vancouver Convention Center, 1055 Canada Place, Unit #36 – Vancouver, BC , Canada
Should be quite epic: • The Vancouver Blogger’s Meetup • The Vancouver Entrepreneur Meetup • The Real Estate Technology Meetup • The Vancouver Sales Performance Meetup • The Socialized Lunch Meetup • The Social Media Club Vancouver Meetup • The Young Professionals Meetup • The Vancouver WordPress Meetup • The ByzHub Meetup.
When: Tues Dec 6, 6:30pm
Where: 3700 Willingdon Ave; BC; BCIT Burnaby Campus; Building SW5 room 1840; Burnaby; V5G 3H2
When: Tues Dec 6, 6:30pm
Where: Club Viva Movie Theater – Yaletown, Pacific and Homer – Vancouver, BC , Canada
Agile methodology + writing clean code.
When: Wed Dec 7, 7:30am
Where: SFU Harbour Centre @ 515 W Hastings St
A practical workshop for entrepreneurs, investors and advisors, brought to you from the Angel Forum Vancouver.
When: Wed Dec 7, 6:00pm
Where: A Thinking Ape – Suite 400, 322 Water Street – Vancouver, BC , Canada
When: Wed Dec 7, 7:00pm
Where: Blenz Coffee Yaletown – 338 Helmcken Street – Vancouver, BC , Canada
For those hackers…
When: Thurs Dec 8, 6:30pm
Where: Electronic Arts – 4330 Sanderson Way – Think Tank Room – Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 4X1 – Canada
Even startups need to party: Need for Speed consoles with Fastest Prizes (like xbox 360′s or iOS deviceS), Poker Tables, and smartPics booths!
When: Thurs Dec 8, 8:00pm
Where: Hackspace – 45 W Hastings – Vancouver, British Columbia – Canada
Sick of all the software only stuff for men? Well, how about hardware for ladies? That’s right! register here.
When: Tues Dec 13, 5:30pm
Where: REVEL Room – 238 Abbott Street – Vancouver, BC V5K 0A1, Canada
Work hard, play hard, right?
When: Wed Dec 14, 6:45pm
Where: UBC Robson Square C550 – 800 Robson Street – Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7, Canada
For those startups who want to get paid by the government to do R&D (Well, kind of… ).
Top Upcoming Events
Tues Dec 13, 6:00pm – Van iDev Meetup – iCandy
Tues Dec 13, 7:00pm – Discuss Pair Programming
Thurs Dec 15, 8:30am – GrowthWorkshop: Understanding & Preparing Your SR&ED Claim
Thurs Dec 29, 6:00pm – Startup Drinks Vancouver