Victory Square: February 2019 Recap

It’s been a busy month for the Victory Square family, one that’s seen our team doing big things across North America and around the world. Here’s a look back at what Victory Square and our portfolio companies were up to in February.  Click on the images on the left for further information.

Our thanks to Valuer.ai for their mention of VST in the Vancouver section of their 50 Best Startup Cities of 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Victory Square senior staff attended the 2019 edition of the ICE London Gaming Conference and were able to make a quick stop to attend a Leicester City Football Club match with LCFC’s Official Blockchain Sports Data Partner, FansUnite.

 

 

 

Launch Academy announced that VST CEO Shafin Diamond Tejani will be one of the mentors at their newly established VR/AR hub.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shafin spoke with Business In Vancouver about our work in movie production and financing.

 

 

Grow Tech Labs announced the launch of their cannabis incubator program.  Grow Tech Labs is partnering with Vancouver’s Launch Academy to provide early-stage cannabis companies with a strong foundation to build their businesses by refining concepts, discovering new customers, forming strategic partnerships, confirming product-market fit and scaling quickly.

 

Daily Hive Vancouver was buzzing about Cannabis business accelerator Grow Tech Labs.

 

 

 

Barinder Rasode, CEO of Grow Tech Labs, spoke about the rise of Cannabis Co-ops in Canada like the BC Small Cannabis Producer and Processor Co-Op for a story featured by CTV NewsCBC News, The Vancouver Sun and CityTV

 

Grow Tech Labs launched a series of #Cannabis Industry led talks that welcomed speakers like GTL mentor and former National Policy Secretary of the Liberal Party of Canada, David Hurford, Professor Dan Peer of Tel Aviv University and lifestyle brand leader Emma Andrew s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out the team building experience that Immersive Tech created for PartnerRe to help celebrate their 25th anniversary.

 

 

 

Immersive Tech released new footage of the custom escape room activation built for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at the 2019 X Games in Aspen, Colorado.

 

 

 

 

FansUnite CEO Darius Eghdami was the featured guest on episode 34 of The Understanders podcast series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FansUnite teamed with the World Poker Tour to offer a free “Last Longer” challenge to all its Main Event players at its WPTDeepStacks tournament.

 

 

 

 

 

Darius also spoke with BD Tech Talks about the Blockchain and how it will change the sports betting landscape.

 

 

 

 


Next Decentrum CEO Hussein Hallak was in Calgary chairing the 2019 Blockchain in Oil and Gas conference.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The latest in our series of conversations with the VST portfolio family is with Louis-Victor Jadavji, CEO of Taloflow. You can read all about Louis-Victor and find out who Tim is on the VST Blog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out what Jason Malki of Startup Boost had to say about CoPilot Advisor.

 

 

 

 

Alex Chuang, CEO of Shape Immersive spoke at Dev Hub Vancouver, discussing the mobile AR revolution and where it’s headed.