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Who We Are

The Pacific Venture Capital Conference and Competition ("PVCC") is an international stage designed for undergraduate, Masters and MBA students to present business ideas and financial valuations to an audience of entrepreneurial leaders, senior venture capitalists, and top industry professionals across North America. Our conference aims to provide students with exposure to the financial and entrepreneurial world by hosting numerous workshops and a networking event led by esteemed entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. 

 

 

WHAT MOTIVATES US?

We believe that the best teacher is always evaluated experiences. Everything we do is done to provide the most value to future rising stars in venture capital and entrepreneurship. We wish to be a stepping stone, in helping in their dreams, and impacting their lives. 

 

HOW DO WE DELIVER VALUE?

We provide a platform for students to explore, grow and prosper in professional and personal aspects of their lives. Impacting students beliefs have grown to become an integral part of our team culture and we strive to entice the same meaningful impact onto our competitors and delegates. We also present a community for professionals and students to collaborate in a welcoming environment. 

 

WHO WILL BE IMPACTED?

We pride ourselves in providing students exposure to the dynamic world of entrepreneurship and venture capital through our competition and conference. Through our compelling speakers and workshops, we aim to influence and embolden students to pursue their aspirations. 

Students participating in our competition as an Entrepreneurship or Venture Capital team gain first hand experience in starting or evaluating a business. In addition, competitors are given guidance and mentorship to assist them in cultivating their skills and ideas. 

Industry professionals and sponsors play a fundamental role in inspiring students to pursue their dreams. We strive to act as a medium for students and professionals to interact and establish meaningful connections.

 
The 2016 Organizing Committee and Ryan Holmes (CEO and Founder of Hootsuite) at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

The 2016 Organizing Committee and Ryan Holmes (CEO and Founder of Hootsuite) at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

 

PARTICIPATION GROWTH

Starting with only two participating universities in British Columbia, the Pacific Venture Capital Conference and Competition ("PVCC") has grown to over 30 participating universities. PVCC has experienced tremendous growth over the past three years. In 2016, PVCC was held at the prestigious Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Yet even further growth is to come. We can't wait to see what 2017 has in store for us!

PVCC has experience tremendous growth over the past several years. Starting with only two participating universities in British Columbia, PVCC has grown international. From the coast of Vancouver to Hong Kong, PVCC has attracted talented students from a range of geographic areas.

 
 
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