A nonprofit organization engaging leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow.

A bustling west coast seaport surrounded by spectacular mountains, Vancouver is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. With thriving art, theatre and music scenes, Vancouver is the gateway to Whistler, the Canadian Rockies and Victoria. It’s also one of the biggest start-up centres in the country.




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Chapter President

Manny Padda

Manny Padda, entrepreneur, angel investor and philanthropist, is the Founder and Managing Director of New Avenue Capital, a global investment firm providing capital to growing businesses through debt and equity investments. A self-made entrepreneur who built his first multi-million-dollar company at age 26, Manny is an active advisor globally and in British Columbia’s tech community. Recipient of numerous startup and entrepreneur awards and a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Private Equity & Venture Capital program, he is currently completing the Entrepreneurship & Innovation program at Stanford University.

Chapter Management

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Aly Armstrong
Executive Director