Victory Square: June 2019 Recap



It was an extremely positive and busy June for the Victory Square family with various members of the team flying the flag from Toronto to Sao Paulo. Read on to find out where we’ve been and what we were up to over the course of the month.



Victory Square CEO Shafin Diamond Tejani wrote about Canada’s Cannabis industry and what it needs to do to maintain it’s edge for Quartz. Read the full article here.


Victory Square COO Vahid Shababi was a featured speaker at the BIG Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His talk focused on the immersive technologies that are revolutionizing the enterprise world.


VST Director Peter Smyrniotis spoke with Proactive Investors’ Steve Darling at the 9th Annual LD Micro Invitational Investor Conference in Los Angeles. You can watch the full conversation here.


We’re proud to be in good company as part of the CB Insights 2019 Periodic Table of Tech in Canada. You can see the full overview here.


We were very pleased to see Victory Square mentioned by the Vancouver Tech Journal as part of their Innovation Ecosystem Guide.


Did we mention that Shafin has also joined Twitter and Instagram? Give him a follow to see what he’s up to. He raised almost $10K for YWCA Vancouver with a single post last week.



Grow Tech Labs was one of the big players at the Toronto edition of the Lift and Co Cannabis Expo. GTL CEO Barinder Rasode spoke on multiple panels and the team hosted an amazing event.


The BC Craft Cannabis Co-op (A Grow Tech Labs Cohort) announced the dates of their next regional meetings – set to take place in July. Visit their website here to view all event details.


Grow Tech Labs CEO Barinder Rasode contributed an opinion piece to PostMedia’s nationally syndicated The Growth Op column. Click here to read the full article.



Our congratulations to the team at Copilot Advisor on being nominated for Company Of The Year in the Startup Success category at the 2019 BC Technology Impact Awards.



The team at FansUnite released a special video celebrating the winner of their Unite The Fans Contest that was run with Leceister City FC. Watch Mukesh Parmar and his son Callum’s experience here.



Shape Immersive CEO Alex Chuang published an article on Computer Vision in AR through Tech Crunch. You can read the full piece here.



Taloflow CEO Louis-Victor Jadavji was a featured guest on the Five Minute Founder Podcast. You can listen to the full conversation here.



Our congratulations to the team at Compression.AI who were named one of the 25 Machine Learning Startups to watch in 2019 by Forbes Magazine. See the full list here.


Hussein Hallak, CEO of Next Decentrum, explained why the Blockchain disruption is coming for business in an article for Vancouver’s Daily Hive. Read the full piece here.