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Event Guide | Digital 2020, Vancouver Startup Month

Updated: Jan 8, 2021

Are you a Startup Founder or looking for tips on how to scale your business? How to Build a Thriving Company Culture in a Remote Startup? Why is there so much interest in immersive technology? What benefits will it have for startup businesses, particularly during the recovery phases of the coronavirus pandemic? 

Vancouver Startup Month's Pitch Showcase provides startup entrepreneurs with a chance to try out their pitches and receive feedback from a panel of advisors and investor judges. We'll select 6 startups to feature LIVE during Vancouver Startup Month from November 1,2020 to January, 2021. 

Check out our co-organizers and supporters and the Expo Hall . Review Agenda, Exhibitor information, Sponsorship opportunity and get tickets below to attend ! Speakers and startups are updating soon ! Highlighted agenda below during #VSM2020.  

  • October 23:  The Future is You ! Startup Pitch Selections

  • October 23:  Canadian Digital Influencer Awards

  • October 29: The Power of Coffee Chat / Digital marketing WeChat Channel

  • November 6: The Power of Coffee Chat / Digital marketing WeChat Channel ( Classroom)

  • November 13: Digital 2020, The Future is You !  (Part 2) ( Virtual Auditorium & Conference Hall)

  • November 1-30: Vancouver Startup Month Preparation & Pitch Feedback Show & Tour Virtual Exhibition and Conference Hall

  • November 20 : The Power of Coffee Chat / Digital marketing WeChat Channel ( Classroom)

  • November 25:  Appreciation Event & AI Driven Customer Journey !  ( Virtual Conference Hall)

  • November 25:  "2020 Learnings You Need to Heed Heading into 2021" & Networking Cocktail

  • December 4 : The Power of Coffee Chat / Digital marketing WeChat Channel ( Classroom)

  • December 11: Appreciation Event at #CaoJun Virtual Art Center & Conference Hall

  • December 18: The Power of Coffee Chat / Digital marketing WeChat Channel ( Classroom)

  • January 8, 2021: StartUpPitch Feedback Show ( Virtual Theater) 

  • January 14: Modern Pipeline on AWS, Google cloud, and Azure ( Classroom)

  • January 15: Digital 20/21, 5G Smart Home Social E-commerce 3D Virtual Expo

  • March 25 & 26: 3D Virtual Exhibition & Virtual Classroom)

  • March 26:  Student Startup Entrepreneur's Panel  ( Conference Hall & Digital 2021 VR Center)

2020 Learnings You Need to Heed Heading into 2021

December 11, 2020

Time: 3:15PM - 4:15PM

Location: Digital 20/20 VR Center

3:15PM - 3:20PM : Virtual Networking

3:20PM - 3:25PM : Greeting Messages & Introduce Sponsor iCashRewards

3:25PM - 3:40PM : Presentation by Reza Varzidehkar (Founder, OVOU) "The Invisible Power of Social Capital"

3:40PM - 3:55PM : Presentation by Xiao Chen Zhang (President, FinTech4Good)

3:55PM - 4:10PM : Panel Discussion "2020 Learnings You Need to Heed Heading into 2021"

4:10PM - 4:15PM : Appreciation Cocktail & Virtual Networking

In response to COVID-19, many startup businesses are using virtual reality to run simulations to ensure staff can social distance effectively. Immersive tech is also being used for staff training and inductions as employees returning to the workplace and adapt to a new way of working and communication. Canada Youth Robotics Club and Blockchain Impact Institute are Co-hosting  "Digital 2020,  Vancouver Startup Month "  from November 1 to March 30.  

Vancouver Startup Month event will be held at a 3D Immersive Virtual Convention Center , Conference Hall, Classroom, Theatre , and Digital 2020 VR Center,  you can access by a computer or laptop ( not a Smartphone or Tablet) and through Zoom event platform as well.

During Vancouver Startup Month, we will bring together investors, industry professionals, and other entrepreneurs to connect, educate and grow the Vancouver startup ecosystem and entrepreneurial community and share how innovative applications of immersive tech have been used across numerous industries such as education, real estate, manufacturing, retail and others and present a social engagement and communication solution in a virtual environment that transforms regular meetings into unforgettable virtual networking experiences.  

We are envisioning Vancouver as a thriving and inclusive global hub of innovation, producing meaningful and high-growth companies. Great networking opportunity!  We will also have workshops and pitch feedback showcases for attendees.  Don't miss this opportunity,  one of a kind digital event.

VirBELA’s new Expo Hall/ Convention Center is a modern business meeting and event facility that

provides event attendees an impressive 3D virtual event experience. The Expo Hall/Convention Center is

complete with a lobby, space for socializing, and an exhibitor floor. Review 3D Virtual Expo Hall.

The Convention Center can support 10,000+ users concurrently from anywhere in the world. You will have a chance to meet over 70 startups+ exhibitors from real estate, manufacturing, education, retail and others. and 50+ speakers.

Get started and download the free App. You will also learn how immersive technology helps businesses such as Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Office of Naval Research, University of California, University of Massachusetts Boston, Davenport University, Honor Foundation, eXp Realty, iCashRewards, Stanford School of Medicine, Radiant Mortgage Bank, University of Puerto Rico, Vr Church, EGADE Business School, Singularity University, The Mankind Project,  Deloitte and more.....  improve collaboration across their team of geographically dispersed professionals.

You will be represented on screen as an avatar who is your virtual person or a digital representation of yourself. We recommend you download, register, and customize your avatar 30 minutes in advance of attending #VSM2020! You can log in any time and look around, practice moving your avatar and take a sneak peek at the venue starting from October 23, 2020.  You can take a boat ride around the island and visit the beach, lighthouse and more before events start. The island is open 24/7 every day. 

Note: A headset or earbuds are strongly recommended to reduce the possibility of echo or feedback.

Every Thursday, Ms. wonderful Fanny Travis is hosting a virtual digital marketing education on Youtube, talking about how an enterprise-scale 3D world that leverages immersive technology to support your remote work, collaboration, events, education, or training goals!  View our venue here!

Diving into a virtual world !


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About Digital One VR Business Centre:

Digital One VR Business Centre is in an AI powered 3D virtual immersive environment. We offer 3D virtual office and event spaces for remote teams and entrepreneurs to connect and collaborate. In addition to screen share, text chat in virtual immersive business environment, we allow you to hold meetings, have casual conversations, and enjoy team building activities with over 200 concurrent users and many other features in video conferencing and collaboration platforms.

About iCashRewards:

iCashRewards, a Digital One network business, an eCommerce marketing and rewards platform, is a leading provider of online shopping digital rewards platform and solutions, connecting merchants and consumers across the globe. iCashRewards is a web and mobile- based plug-in and brings virtual shopping experience that gives online shoppers cash-back rewards in the form of cash back or USDT .

iCashRewards has added names like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), GoDaddy, (NASDAQ:BKNG), Groupon ( NASDAQ:GRPN), AXOS (NYSE:AX) , WIX, VirBELA, FOREO, Shoppers, Indigo, illy Coffee, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales and over 150 brands to its portfolio.

We make money from our merchants who pay us when our users shop their sites. We then reward our users with cashback in CAD , US$ and USDT.

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