VST: Our Story

Victory Square Technologies is a technology accelerator with over 20 innovative portfolio companies. VST has an unique process and proven track record for investing in solutions that are already required in the market rather than on an idea, Further, VST applies their management teams’ experience and expertise to grow them fast, unlocking value, and generating explosive revenues.

Launching his first company, iFlurtz, out of his dorm room at the age of 19, Victory Square CEO Shafin Diamond Tejani has gone on to launch over 40 startups in 21 different countries. Employing over 350 people and generating over $100 million in annual revenues through our Living Labs.

Shafin took the next step in launching Victory Square Technologies in 2015. Victory Square was developed to fund early-stage startups and entrepreneurs who have gone through our Living Labs, and start-up incubators like Launch Academy, as well as through global startup partners focused on sports, entertainment, and health technologies.

Backed by a team with an international pedigree and track record for success, Victory Square has successfully raised the profile and the liquidity of numerous portfolio companies. As early adopters in the cryptocurrency space, Victory Square was able to help incubate the BTL Group, the world’s first publicly traded Blockchain company. In 2017, Victory Square purchased Vancouver sports betting company, FansUnite and helped them to complete an RTO transaction for $4.4M a year later that gives the company a post-money valuation of $17M+. VST was also an early supporter of Immersive Tech, the internationally renowned supplier of immersive experience and escape rooms that has completed projects for Intel, Snickers and Ardberg.

Through Victory Square, Tejani has become one of Canada’s leading advocates of venture philanthropy. Through VST, Shafin and his team have donated over 7,500 volunteer hours, helped raise over $75 million for school programs and community organizations, and awarded over $250,000 in scholarships. Shafin’s vision is to ensure more children and youth reach their full potential was most recently met in the $10 million commitment to over 50 organizations across BC. These organizations include: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Science World, Meal Share, WE Family, Variety BC, Room 2 Read, A4K, Simon Fraser Victory Square Girl’s Tech Camp, Children’s Wish Foundation, Covenant House BC and KIDS SAFE.

Our Values

Victory Square is incubating the tech giants of the next century.

We believe that companies have a responsibility to give back to society with an emphasis on vulnerable children in youth. This socially responsible consciousness permeates everything we do. It starts with contributing personal time, and ends with ensuring tangible results in the communities we operate in.

Our Team

Core Management

Shafin Diamond Tejani

Sheri Rempel

Vahid Shababi

Peter Smyrniotis

Alex Tzilios


Dr. Fakhri Karray

Pavel Bains

Todd Kesselman

Darius Eghdami

Stephen Rothwell

Duncan McIntyre

Howard Blank

Jesse Chen

Guy Halford-Thompson

Mark Tadros

Sam Chandola

Rizwan Somji

Alex Chuang

Fabian Dawson

Adrian Duke

Darin Recchi

Jeff Jang

Carey Dillen

Ray Walia

Tasi Gottschlag