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Cascadia Venture Forum – Investing in Health

SFU Venture Labs, 555 W Hastings St, 11th Floor, Vancouver, BC V6B

Cascadia Venture Forum is the investment forum for health innovation startups in the Pacific Northwest.

The Vancouver Regional Forum is a half day event packed with panel discussions about investing in Life/Health Innovation. Meet Seed and Series A investors and see some of BC’s most promising startups pitch.

Vantec Angel Network is proud to organize the second annual Cascadia Venture Forum, with investment forums in each of Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland that showcase the top investor-worthy companies from British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. The top companies from each regional event are invited to present at the CVF Summit in Seattle on November 15, 2017, representing the best of the Cascadia Innovation Corridor.



Registration and networking 12:30 pm

Welcome and Opening Keynote 1:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Investment Trends and Opportunities in Life/Health Innovation 1:15 pm

Pitches from Companies Raising Seed Capital 1.40

Careteam Technologies Inc.


Mensentech Inc.

Nourished Babe

Novelogics Biotechnologies Inc.

Vesalius Cardiovascular

more companies to be announced after upcoming pre-screenings

Break – Snacks & Beverages 2:40 pm

Panel Discussion:  Building Value and Preparing for an Exit – What Exit Partners are Looking for 3:00 pm

Pitches from Companies Raising Series A Capital 3:30 pm


Aspect Biosystems

Sitka Biopharma Inc.


more companies to be announced after upcoming pre-screenings

Closing Keynote 4:30 pm

Announcement of the Winners 4:45 pm

Reception & Networking  5:00 – 6:00 pm

For More Information
Cascadia Venture Forum
Cascadia Venture Forum Schedule
Seattle Regional Forum – October 5th, 2017
Vancouver Regional Forum – October 12th, 2017
Portland Regional Forum – TBD
Seattle CVF Summit – November 15, 2017


With support from National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) and Western Economic Diversification Canada