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Social Venture Launch Party 8

  • Performance Works 1218 Cartwright St. Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8 (map)

Join us in celebrating the launch of Vancouver's newest socially conscious small businesses

and meet the brand new entrepreneurs who are building them!

Connect with the 13 new entrepreneurs who have been working hard taking change into their own hands over the last 5 months, growing their ideas and passions into social ventures with the help of Groundswell's Build program and this incredible community of support. 

These entrepreneurs are looking for partners, resources, fans, beta testers, funders, and connections deeper into their various fields. Curious? Come check it out!

Tickets are by donation. All proceeds and bar sales will go toward Groundswell's Bursary Fund.

You never know what you might discover at a Groundswell launch party, but here's a taste of tonight's selection of ventures:

carbon offsetting kelp farms ✴︎ circular economy ✴︎ art markets ✴︎ zero proof spirits ✴︎ coming of age ceremonies ✴︎ vegan comfort food ✴︎ impact measurement ✴︎ project management for solopreneurs ✴︎ allergen free trekking meals ✴︎ diversity in tech ✴︎ life writing ✴︎ board game design ✴︎ hypnotherapy

See more about the ventures here.


Doors: 5:30 
Presentations: 6:30
Marketplace: 8:00

Refreshments and a cash bar will be available. 
All ticket proceeds and bar sales will go toward Groundswell's Bursary Fund.


Performance works is a wheelchair accessible venue.

Earlier Event: February 13
Discover Build - The Pitch! - Postponed
Later Event: March 14
Info Session