Enter to win a ticket to the Founders Collective event on April 20th

Here is your chance to win one free ticket to the Founders Collective on April 20, 2013 in Vancouver.

Game-Changing Founders, Entrepreneurs, CEOs & Emerging Rockstars – come join us for a day shared with friends, colleagues & new faces.

Hear stories from, & share insights with, thought-leading Vancouver women, including:

Suzanne Siemens, Co-Founder @ Lunapads & Pads4Girls

Madeleine Shaw, Co-Founder @ Lunapads & Pads4Girls

Christy Louth, Executive Director @ Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative

Angel Pui, Founder & CEO @ Weddingful

Margaret Wheeler, Senior Vice President, People Potential @ Lululemon

Ambrosia Humphrey, VP of HR @ HootSuite

Katie Jeanes, Founder @ A Little More Good

Heidi Rolston, VP People Power @ BuildDirect

Annalea Krebs, CEO @ Ethical Deal

Andrea Shillington, Founder @ Brands for the People

Lisa von Sturmer, Founder & CEO @ Growing City, Canadian Delegate @ G20 YES Summit

Georgia Harper, Recruitment Consultant @ The Headhunters

Alexandra Skey, Co-Founder @ Spokal

Lisa Cheng, Business Development Canada @ Sustainet

Carla Hogg, Founder & President @ Gentle Fawn & Left on Houston

Deborah Haust, Founder @ SeaMarket

Oli Dutkowski, Co-Founder @ Murphy's Raw, Host @ The StoryTelling Show 102.7FM

Caroline MacGillivray, Founder @ Beauty Nights

Rebecca Switzer, Managing Director @ Invoke Media

Lesel Radage, COO @ Weddingful

Maura Rodgers, Founder @ Strutta

Alexis Fluevog, PhD Student, HIV prevention

Maninder Dhaliwal, Executive Director @ TradeWorks BC

Camille Kelly, Owner @ Camille Kelly Agency

Vaune Kolber, Board Member @ Portobello West, Manager @ Venture Connection SFU 

Aki Kaltenbach, Director of Solution Partners @ HootSuite

Tara Parker Tait, Co-Founder @ VitaminDaily & Owner @ Tara Parker Tait PR

Aanchal Dir, Analyst @ LX Ventures, Co-Founder @ LotToGive

Rachel Koenig, Finance @ Herschel Supply Company

Debbie Roche, Founder @ Nirmala Living

Lindsay Wallis, Partner @ Skout Agency

Ashley Lindquist, Sherpa Ventures & Co-Founder @ Recycling Solutions International

Grace Carter, eComm Lead @ Aritzia, Owner @ Mighty Media Services

Shawna Olsten, Director of Global Marketing @ Native Shoes

Sandra Lupoch, Founder @ Victory Gardens

Laura Skosnik, Principal @ Appnovation

Charlyne Landgraff, Program Director @ GrowLabs

Deanna Embury, Owner & President @ Licious Living

Lynda Brown-Ganzert, Founder @ Zulume & VP @ Nordicity

Kate Moore, Founder @ Kate Moore Graphic + Web Design

We know the best way to create opportunities for growth in Vancouver is by connecting passionate, enterprising women.

Inspired by equal parts TedSummit SeriesThe Conversation and fabulous evenings over wine with our best girlfriends, this invitation is about sharing stories, meeting fellow makers & doers, and making time to celebrate our experiences in an open, creative way.

We live in a world-class city with world-class talent. Ladies, it’s time to start flexing our muscles.

Enter the word ‘founders' on their eventbrite page to register and view more info. 


Here is your chance to win a free entry – see details below and good luck! We will announce the winner on Twitter on April 13, 2013. 

To enter, simply comment in the space provided below with who you would like to hear from at the event.

For an extra entry, tweet the following:

I just entered to win a ticket to Founders Collective #Vancouver via @networkinginvan. RT to enter. 



37 Responses to Enter to win a ticket to the Founders Collective event on April 20th

  1. Ariel Chiu March 30, 2013 at 7:02 am #

    Would love to hear from angel pui!

  2. christine mcleod March 30, 2013 at 7:07 am #

    When I click to register on the event site it says it is password protected?

    • jen March 30, 2013 at 7:12 am #

      Thanks Christine. Yes, this is the way the organizer’s have set up the event. The password is ‘founders’. We had included that info on the page but it might be hard to find.

  3. Sue Dickie March 30, 2013 at 7:49 am #

    I went to buy a ticket and so disappointed they are sold out! Hopefully I win one! I can’t choose just one of the amazing women at this event that I would like to hear from.

  4. sue March 30, 2013 at 8:02 am #

    Caroline of Beauty Nights!

  5. Jennie Gage March 30, 2013 at 8:08 am #

    Grace carter

  6. Tamara Von Dohren March 30, 2013 at 8:42 am #

    I would love to from both of the ladies from Weddingful. I’m also new to Vancouver though, so hearing from and meeting everyone will be so helpful for me!

  7. Jillian Walker March 30, 2013 at 8:45 am #

    Maura Rodgers for sure!

  8. Aimee Sehwoerer March 30, 2013 at 11:04 am #

    I will love to see and meet Margaret Wheeler and Aki Kaltenbach, im new to vancouver so this event will help improve my networking!

  9. Stephanie March 30, 2013 at 4:21 pm #

    Would love to hear from Margaret Wheeler!

  10. Stephanie R March 30, 2013 at 8:05 pm #

    Would love to hear from any of these inspiring woman! So sad to see tickets have been sold out.

  11. Samantha March 30, 2013 at 8:11 pm #

    I would love to hear every person speak but Tara Parker is a must!

  12. Catherine Simmons March 30, 2013 at 8:18 pm #

    I’m very interested to hear what Debbie Roche from Nirmala living has to say about holistic living; the combination of yoga and holistic nutrition sounds so perfect!!

  13. Georgia Heraty March 30, 2013 at 11:20 pm #

    I’m really looking forward to hearing Ambrosia Humphrey, (VP of HR from HootSuite) speak. This Vancouver based social media platform has changed the way we operate. One click and one link to another link, hootsuite has created countless amazing opportunities for communities (both domestic and international), and personal growth in both the social and business worlds. I look forward to the opportunity of being a part if this amazing event!

    • jen April 14, 2013 at 7:29 am #

      Congrats Georgia! You’re our lucky winner!

  14. Karina Eva April 1, 2013 at 2:54 am #

    It would be great to hear every story and come out with a different view of life and byz. It sounds like an event packed with great insights and fabulous talented women.

    I’d like to specially hear from A little more Good, Brands for the people and murphy’s raw founders.

    I can’t wait to get inspired and meet as many women, speakers and audience members!

  15. Heather U April 3, 2013 at 7:13 am #

    Andrea Shillington

  16. Baily April 3, 2013 at 1:29 pm #

    Margaret Wheeler!

  17. Marina April 3, 2013 at 10:23 pm #

    I’d love to see Margaret Wheeler and Katie Jeanes!

  18. Caitie April 4, 2013 at 11:45 am #

    I’d love to see Katie Jeanes!

  19. Sarah N April 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

    Rachel Koenig for sure!

  20. Rena R April 4, 2013 at 2:57 pm #

    Caroline MacGillivray!

  21. HC April 4, 2013 at 5:02 pm #

    Caroline MacGillivray please!

  22. Susan Powelson April 4, 2013 at 7:25 pm #

    Would love to win a ticket! And especially hear what Deanna Embury, Owner & President @ Licious Living has to say.

  23. Monique O April 5, 2013 at 8:09 am #

    Rebecca Switzer of Invoke Media

  24. Tracy Defoe April 5, 2013 at 9:53 am #

    Looking forward to hearing from Caroline MacGillivray!

  25. Jennifer P April 5, 2013 at 12:07 pm #

    Looking forward to being inspired by women from all sectors who defy gravity, like Christy Louth and Aki Kaltenbach

  26. Natalie April 5, 2013 at 3:49 pm #

    Would LOVE to hear from both Andrea Shillington and Shawna Olsten – but in all seriousness they are ALL so INTERESTING!!!

  27. Andrea gibbons April 8, 2013 at 12:46 pm #

    Kate Moore and Andrea Shillington – however that’s just two of so many.

  28. Jacob Kojfman April 10, 2013 at 9:35 am #

    Alexandra Spokal – to know how to start an on-line business as a non-technical founder and the ability to help companies market in a few hours per week just seems amazing.

  29. Jen April 10, 2013 at 10:30 am #

    Would love to win a ticket so I can hear everyone’s story – especially Margaret Wheeler.

  30. C Arndt April 10, 2013 at 11:43 am #

    Ambrosia Humphrey from HooteSuite!

  31. Eileen April 11, 2013 at 12:14 am #

    Margaret Wheeler from Lululemon

  32. Aileen McManamon April 11, 2013 at 3:28 pm #

    Can’t wait to hear Lynda Brown-Ganzert’s take on the just published Vancouver Digital Strategy

  33. Lois Patterson April 11, 2013 at 4:39 pm #

    So many great choices, but I’ll pick Laura Skosnik. Appnovation looks really interesting.

  34. Vanessa April 12, 2013 at 10:10 am #

    Would love to hear from Caroline MacGillivray!

  35. Paulina April 12, 2013 at 10:57 am #

    Margaret Wheeler & Deanna Embury!

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