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Boast Capital Sponsors Startup Weekend Calgary on Feb 7 – 9, 2014

Jan 13 2014
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Startup weekend calgaryBoast Capital is proud to sponsor Calgary Startup Weekend on Feb 7-9 at Mount Royal University. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 8,000 startups created across 1100 events in 478 cities around the world.

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Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play and Boast Capital Announce Startup Showdown in Vancouver on Nov 21st

Oct 18 2013
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Plug and Play CanadaOn Thursday, November 21st, Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play and Boast Capital will host Startup Showdown in Vancouver during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event will be held at UBC Robson Square on 800 Robson St from 6-9pm. The top startups selected by the judges will receive a $25,000 investment plus 3-months of office space and mentorship in Silicon Valley.

Tickets are limited, register today.

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Canada’s Largest Gathering Of Angel Investors Comes To Banff This November

Oct 03 2013
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National Angel SummitBoast Capital is proud to sponsor the National Angel Summit  to be held at The Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff from Wednesday, November 20th to Friday November 22.

Over the three days you will hear successful investors lend their perspectives about the emerging opportunities in different industries, learn how to make informed investment decisions, better understand the Canadian and Global Angel investing landscape, get updated on new trends such as crowdfunding, and more.

The speaker lineup includes industry heavyweights such as Paul Singh, Partner at 500 Startups and Founder at Dashboard.io, Shawn Abbott, Partner at iNovia Capital, Mike Edwards, Founder and CEO at LX Ventures, and Randy Williams, Founder and CEO at Keiretsu Forum to name a few.

“There is a shortage of angel investors in Canada who are willing to do tech deals,” said Mike Edwards, Founder and CEO at LX Ventures. “Mainly because we haven’t had the volume of tech exits. However, success motivates people to reinvest in the sector. We’ve seen some big wins recently like Rypple and Radian 6, and the trend is only looking upward. Plus more and more Canadian universities are focusing on entrepreneurship and producing some innovative startups. I would say it’s a great time to be an early stage entrepreneur and an early stage tech investor in Canada”.

Whether you’re a startup looking to network with potential investors, an angel in the making, or an experienced investor interested in staying on top of the latest trends and best practices in the industry, The National Angel Summit is an event you simply cannot miss.

Register Here using Promo Code “BOAST” for $200 off.

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Get Ready For NEXUS_YEG: The Convergence of Big Data, Mobile, Social and Cloud on October 7th

Sep 17 2013
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NEXUS YEGCanadian Cloud Council, Mobile Monday Edmonton and Boast Capital are proud to co-host NEXUS_YEG on Monday, October 7th from 5-8 pm at The Public House in Edmonton. This event will discuss how the convergence of cloud, big data and analytics, as well as mobile and social are transforming the way organizations operate, how businesses are built, and how they must compete to sustain in this environment into the future.

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Boast Capital Supports 14th Annual Tech Showcase at Innovate Calgary

Sep 03 2013
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Innovate Calgary Tech ShowcaseBoast Capital is proud to support the 14th Annual Alastair Ross Technology Centre Tech Showcase presented by Innovate Calgary. The event will shine the spotlight on the outstanding innovation happening right here in Calgary and Southern Alberta.

Alex Popa, Managing Partner at Boast Capital will participate as a judge for the pitch contest at the event and will offer a ticket to The Cloud Factory which is being dubbed as “the best lineup of technology speakers ever hosted in Canada”.

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