Midweek Memo: Over half of Calgary tech readers job hunting

Welcome to the Midweek Memo.

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Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.

Before we get into this, check out the results from Sunday’s Weekly Poll: On Sunday, we asked readers if they’re job hunting – and a whopping 64% responded yes, either actively or passively.

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Calgary Tech Events

Knockout Networking with Panache Ventures | May 5

  • A unique networking event that offers attendees an opportunity to learn basic boxing techniques and connect with fellow founders and investors.

Founder Fridays: Scale Your Everest | May 5

  • ​Founder Fridays are a series of fireside chats with authors of books that are typically held on the first and third Friday of each month.

  • The initiative is based on the success of a fireside chat with Ian Hathaway (Brad Feld’s co-author on their latest book) that had 600+ registrants and gave away all 100 copies of The Startup Community Way to attendees from across Alberta in less than two minutes.

Financing To Grow Your Business | Business Q&A Series | May 16

  • Businesses need cash. You can only bootstrap for so long until it holds you back from being able to develop products/ services, hire talent, reach your markets, and operate and grow the business.

  • What are some ways to increase profit? How do you determine if you should get a loan?

  • What questions do you have? Get answers to your financing and money questions during this online group session.


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Calgary Tech Moves

  • Breanne Everett received the inaugural Alberta Business Hall of Fame Innovator Award for her work with Orpyx. Details

  • The Venture Capital Association of Alberta (VCAA) welcomed Carolynn Winterhalt as Strategic Projects & Experiences Lead. Details

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