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VANTEC: Investing in Food & Agriculture Technology

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


This VANTEC investor meeting is dedicated to investment opportunities in the food and agriculture value chain and will include startups from food genetics to farm technology, food supply chain, food processing and food innovation.

This forum will bring together BC’s most promising food & ag tech startups, investors, industry experts and stakeholders for an afternoon of investor panels, pitches and networking.

Hosted by VANTEC Angel Network, this event is created in collaboration with local accelerators and food and agriculture stakeholders including the BCFPASpring, and sponsored by Bioenterprise BCNatural Products CanadaNACO and WCAN.

We invite all food and ag tech companies seeking angel investment to pitch at VANTEC. Please complete and submit the  Application form no later than 7 days before our pre-screening date of December 19, 2017, January 16, or January 23, 2018. Companies that apply early will be able to benefit more from the support that our community partners provide.


Investors wishing to attend, please get your ticket from VANTEC (only $75). Free for VANTEC members.

Entrepreneurs wishing to make a Presentation, please complete and submit your Application to VANTEC. There is no cost for entrepreneurs who pitch.

Join VANTEC to stay informed about the latest early stage investment opportunities via our monthly meetings and newsletter announcing the deals to be presented. Membership is $500, $300 for E-Fund and WUTIF investors.



Registration & Networking 1.30pm

Welcome & Fireside Chat 2.00pm

Investment Trends in Food & Agriculture

Panel: Investment Opportunities in Food and Agriculture

See the VANTEC event listing for details on presenting companies.

Food Pitches

Agriculture Pitches

Networking and Reception 6.00-7.00pm

We will serve light snacks, wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks