Collaboration, The New Economy & Beer Pong Social! #StartUpVan - Nov. 20th

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Join co-operators Wendy Avis (from Glen Valley Farm and Terminal City Glass Co-op), Craig Massey (Vancouver Tool Library) and Hilary Henegar (Modo) at this event, as part of Vancouver Startup Week.
Wendy will speak as part of a panel on the Collaborative Economy, offering her perspective on co-ops, and Craig and Hilary will be on hand afterward during the Beer Pong Social to answer questions about co-ops and sharing initiatives in Vancouver.
"We used to live in a world where there are people, private citizens, a world where there are businesses, and now we’re living in a world where people can become businesses in 60 seconds,”

Brian Chesky, CEO, AirBNB

Today, if you have that killer idea, all you need is a credit card and a cellphone to start your business.

With the collaborative economy, you no longer need the same depth in resources once required to get your business off the ground. The collaborative economy is the connector and the solution to many of the challenges startups face.

This session will help you

  • Learn about the latest developments and thinking in the collaborative economy
  • Understand how startups can setup a cooperative business model that impacts society
  • Leverage cost-effective resources and management practices to create branding, MVP, distribute and market what they have built

 Then Stay for our Beer Pong Social!

Agenda:

5:30pm Doors Open 6:00pm Panel Begins - Collaboration, The New Economy 7:00pm Beer Pong Social - Stay and mingle, drinks are on us!

Speakers:

Nik Badminton. Regional Director, North America for freelancer.com

Alexandra Samuel - Vision Critical

Martin Reed - AVP, Marketing & Research Central 1 Credit Union

Moderator:

Meena Sandhu - Marketing Strategist and Speaker

For more info, tickets & speaker line up go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/credit-unions-of-bc-7652699521