About

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 Process

Identify a pain or market gap

Identify the need or common pain point in a high demand market.

Find a Solution

We reach out to our more than 80 accelerator partners around the world to find the best start-ups offering solutions that address that gap or pain point.

Validation

Once a start up is identified as a strong fit, we invest in them and provide mentorship, organizational support, and access to government funding and customers so they can setup and grow scalable, process-oriented and cost efficient business

Return on Investment (ROI)

We achieve an ROI for Victory Square and our shareholders through a public listing, private sale, initial coin or security token offerings.

Monetization Strategy

Our Model is Simple

Invest early in mission-driven founders who are working on innovative and disruptive projects. Use our team’s experience and expertise to help them scale and grow fast, in turn generating explosive returns for Victory Square and our shareholders.

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

Chief Executive Officer

Sheri Rempel

Chief Financial Officer

Vahid Shababi

Chief Growth Officer

Peter Smyrniotis

Director

Alex Tzilios

Corporate Development

Advisors

Dr. Fakhri Karray

Todd Kesselman

Stephen Rothwell

Jesse Chen

Guy Halford-Thompson

Pavel Bains

Darius Eghdami

Duncan McIntyre

Howard Blank

Mark Tadros

Sam Chandola

Alex Chuang

Adrian Duke

Jeff Jang

Ray Walia